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 BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES 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 […]

Fashion Bed Group brings Rob Newcombe on board

Fashion Bed Group brings Rob Newcombe on board

Rob Newcombe has joined Chicago-based Fashion Bed Group, a Leggett & Platt company, as senior vice president of sales and marketing. He reports to John Case, FBG president. Most recently, Newcombe was senior director of global products for Microban International. Prior to that, he was vice president of sales and business development and vice president […]

L&P CPG is now Fashion Bed Group

Chicago-based Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Group has changed its name to “Fashion Bed Group, a Leggett & Platt Company.” FBG sells a range of bed frames, bedding support products and sleep accessories, as well as an array of casual furniture options. Previously, “Fashion Bed Group” was a sub-brand associated only with L&P’s ornamental beds, […]