Leggett & Platt Closes Fashion Bed Group

Diversified manufacturer and industry supplier Leggett & Platt Inc. announced March 25 it is closing its Fashion Bed Group operations. L&P said FBG would continue to service customers for several weeks until inventories were depleted. The closure affects L&P facilities at three sites — Atlanta; Bedford Park, Illinois; and Whittier, California. FBG was a wholesaler […]

Fashion Bed Group heralds a big year ahead for beds

Fashion Bed Group heralds a big year ahead for beds

News release written by Leggett & Platt Fashion Bed Group and published, unedited, by BedTimes. CHICAGO, Ill., December 19, 2017 – Fashion Bed Group® (FBG) will kick off the New Year with one of the most robust new product line-ups in the company’s history. At the January Winter Market in Las Vegas, one of the […]

Fashion Bed Group ups the ante on adjustables

News release written by Leggett & Platt Fashion Bed Group and published, unedited, by BedTimes. New products and shipping options to be showcased at Vegas market CHICAGO, Ill., December 19, 2017 – With more than 40 years of experience in the adjustable base market, Leggett & Platt Fashion Bed Group (FBG) understands that every retailer […]

Finding things to love at a subdued Fall High Point Market

Finding things to love at a subdued Fall High Point Market

Two-sided beds, fancy fabrics and lots of boxed product for grab-and-go shoppers BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES While the Fall High Point Market Oct. 14-18 in High Point, North Carolina, was a quiet one in bedding halls, the editors of BedTimes uncovered a healthy amount of new product news to share. Take a […]

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Bedding exhibitors engage buyers with aesthetics, boxed goods and lots of temperature talk BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Home furnishings buyer attendance at the Summer Las Vegas Market July 30-Aug. 3 was on a par with last summer’s show, according to officials at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, although to the editors of BedTimes, […]

Video: Mattress industry news at Summer Las Vegas Market

Video: Mattress industry news at Summer Las Vegas Market

At this week’s Las Vegas Market held at the World Market Center, the editors of BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines shot these short videos of some new bedding products and technologies that launched at this show. Check out these silents and talkies fresh from market. The videos are all under 30 seconds and they’re all […]

New Pillows Have Features That Consumers Are Sure to Covet

New Pillows Have Features That Consumers Are Sure to Covet

With the size of the market and consumer interest growing, pillows have become a critical part of the sleep system purchase. Bedding makers are expanding the segment by blending technological advances to offer feature-filled products. BY JULIE A. PALM You can’t lug a mattress with you when you travel, but we all know people who […]

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

New products and retooled brands reflect industry’s fascination with a trendy shade—and the importance of sleeping cool BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH The editors of BedTimes braved rain and wintry weather at the Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 22-26 in search of news from sleep products exhibitors. It was well worth the effort […]