News release: BSC sleep positions survey

News release: BSC sleep positions survey

News release from the Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association Does Sleep Position Indicate Intelligence? Research from the Better Sleep Council uncovers how you sleep may reveal more than you think ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – August 11, 2017 – New research suggests the position you sleep in may tell you […]

2nd quarter mattress sales, revenues down

2nd quarter mattress sales, revenues down

U.S. mattress sales dropped in the second quarter of 2017, compared with the same three-month period in 2016, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association. Sales of mattresses and foundations tumbled by 8%, and wholesale revenues fell by 6.8%, compared with the same quarter last year. […]

BedTimes magazine celebrates 100th anniversary

BedTimes magazine celebrates 100th anniversary

BY JULIE A. PALM The business journal for the International Sleep Products Association marks its centennial this month. The following retrospective chronicles the publication’s past and offers insight into its present and future. Without interruption, every month for 100 years, BedTimes has appeared on the desks of chief executive officers and in the breakrooms of […]

ISPA Attends Furniture Today Bedding Conference

ISPA Attends Furniture Today Bedding Conference

Better Sleep Council discusses findings of exclusive consumer trends survey More than 360 members of the bedding industry—including Mary Helen Rogers, vice president of marketing and communications for the International Sleep Products Association—attended the 2017 Furniture Today Bedding Conference May 10-12 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.   Themed […]

ISPA Welcomes New Committee Members

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SLEEP PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION New Additions to Support the Better Sleep Council and Statistics Committee (Alexandria, VA, July 19, 2017) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) welcomes Julia Rosien, brand director at Restonic Mattress Corp. as vice chair, and Brittney Cooper, Beautyrest director of media and digital marketing at Serta […]

How ISPA’s Statistical Products Help Your Biz By the Numbers

How ISPA’s Statistical Products Help Your Biz By the Numbers

BY JULIE A. PALM International Sleep Products Association’s industrywide statistical products help bedding manufacturers make projections, track trends and evaluate performance. You can’t run your mattress company without knowing the numbers—how many units you’re producing each shift, what the newest cutting machine is going to run you, how much your costs for employee health insurance […]

Give Opinions on Mattress Recycling Programs Through Short Survey

Give Opinions on Mattress Recycling Programs Through Short Survey

The Mattress Recycling Council has released an industrywide survey that will help the nonprofit improve its customer service and communication efforts. MRC asks manufacturers and retailers doing business in MRC’s Bye Bye Mattress program in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island to rate their experience with MRC and its resources. Those in states without MRC’s programs […]

ISPA 2016 Mattress Industry Annual Cost Survey Now Available

ISPA 2016 Mattress Industry Annual Cost Survey Now Available

It’s a wrap. The 2016 Mattress Industry Annual Cost Survey, based on participants’ 2016 financial data, is now complete Thank you to all who participated in the International Sleep Products Association’s 2016 Cost Survey! This 58th edition of the survey represents the most complete, accurate and up-to-date compendium of mattress manufacturer financial and operating results […]

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