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 BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES 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 […]

Glideaway Quest pillow is curved, cool, more hygienic

Glideaway Quest pillow is curved, cool, more hygienic

Sleep products supplier Glideaway, with headquarters in St. Louis, has expanded its Revolution Tech Pillow collection with the fiber-filled Quest pillow. It has a curved cut-out designed to conform to a sleeper’s neck and shoulders. The quilted Ice Touch fabric cover contains Silpure, a fabric treatment that contains silver. “Our new Quest provides a cool, […]

Glideaway Adds Adam Woloszynek to New Marketing Position

St. Louis, Missouri-based sleep products maker Glideaway has appointed Adam Woloszynek to the newly created position of marketing specialist to oversee the company’s advertising, marketing and brand development. Woloszynek, who has nearly 10 years of graphic design and brand building experience, most recently was design manager of Elsevier, a global information analytics company that provides […]

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 […]

Lifestyle Adjustable Bed Bases Offer a Comfortable Night’s Sleep

Lifestyle Adjustable Bed Bases Offer a Comfortable Night’s Sleep

The beauty of adjustability Purposeful power bases play many roles in today’s bedroom—from utilitarian medical device to high-tech tool to elegant design statement. BY BETH ENGLISH A lot of products claim to offer something for everyone. In the case of adjustable or power bases, it’s truer today than ever before. The adjustable base, which has been around for decades, […]

Mary McCauley to Rep for Symbol Mattress and Englander Sleep Products

Mary McCauley to Rep for Symbol Mattress and Englander Sleep Products

Home furnishings veteran Mary McCauley has been appointed sales representative for both Richmond, Virginia-based Symbol Mattress and Chicago-based mattress licensing group Englander Sleep Products in the New England market. In her new post, Mary McCauley, who is based in Connecticut, reports to Jim O’Toole, Northeast regional sales manager for Symbol. Previously, McCauley spent 10 years […]

Glideaway Sets Fresh Targets as It Soars into Future

Glideaway Sets Fresh Targets as It Soars into Future

BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Family-owned company opening new markets, adding bedding veterans From the start, innovation and reinvention have driven growth at Glideaway, a St. Louis-based manufacturer and distributor of mattresses, bed frames and other sleep products. Three generations of the Fredman family have kept a careful eye on shifts in the bedding market, company executives […]

Glideaway Assists Service Members at St. Louis Airport

Glideaway Assists Service Members at St. Louis Airport

St. Louis, Missouri-based sleep products supplier Glideaway donated its Iron Horse steel bed frames, Revolution Tech pillows and mattress protectors to the USO of Missouri for use by service members who travel through the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. “We believe the USO serves a critical need for our military personnel and their families,” said Ron […]

Bedding veteran Miller joins Glideaway

Sleep products supplier Glideaway has appointed industry veteran Scott Miller vice president of contract sales and business development. In his new role, Miller is focused on hospitality, rental and military contract sales, and works with existing and new clients to develop programs and strategies. Miller has more than 20 years of experience in the mattress […]

Glideaway recalls youth beds

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, mattress and sleep accessories producer Glideaway, based in St. Louis, has voluntarily recalled pink Sleepharmony metal youth beds because the surface paint of the beds contains levels of lead that exceed legal limits. No incidents or injuries associated with the beds have been reported. The recall includes […]