Reserve Your Exhibit Space at Interzum

Reserve Your Exhibit Space at Interzum

International Sleep Products Association supplier members should plan to be part of the ISPA Bedding Centre at Interzum Cologne May 21-24, 2019, in Cologne, Germany. You’ll benefit from the prestige of participating with a group of ISPA member companies while highlighting your own brand. Take advantage of an all-inclusive ISPA Bedding Centre booth package. For […]

California Passes Amended FR Ban Favorable to Mattress Industry

California Passes Amended FR Ban Favorable to Mattress Industry

In late August, the International Sleep Products Association persuaded a California legislator to amend a bill he introduced earlier this year that could have prohibited all mattress sales in the state beginning in 2020. As originally drafted by assembly member Richard Bloom, Assembly Bill 2998 would have banned the use of all FR chemicals in any […]

U.S. Mattress Sales Decline in 2nd Quarter

U.S. mattress sales fell again in the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same three-month period last year, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association. Sales of mattresses and foundations fell 7.9% and wholesale revenues decreased 3.5%, compared with the same quarter in 2017. The […]

Coming Up: 2019 ISPA Industry Conference

Coming Up: 2019 ISPA Industry Conference

The biennial ISPA Industry Conference, sponsored by the International Sleep Products Association, will be held March 13-14, 2019, at The Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. At this industry conference, you’ll find out what’s trending in the industry and what’s important to your business right now. Join the discussion and be […]

ISPA Report: Motion Base Sales Are on the Move

ISPA Report: Motion Base Sales Are on the Move

Sales of adjustable bases are going up, up, up — a bright spot for the sleep products industry at a time when unit sales of mattresses and flat foundations have been dipping. Unit  motion base sales grew significantly in the first quarter of 2018, compared with the same period of 2017, according to the ISPA […]

ISPA Wage Survey now available

ISPA Wage Survey now available

The International Sleep Products Association recently released its Wage Survey, officially called the Production Wage & Management Compensation Report. The wage survey helps companies set competitive pay scales, negotiate benefits packages and review union contracts. It contains comprehensive information about hourly wages and management salaries, all broken down by job title, as well details about […]

ISPA forecast: Mattress sales expected to regain footing in 2018 

ISPA forecast: Mattress sales expected to regain footing in 2018 

U.S. mattress sales are expected to rebound after sales stumbled in the first five months of 2018, according to the latest ISPA Mattress Industry Forecast. Released in May, the forecast for 2018 and 2019 from the International Sleep Products Association calls for gains in both unit shipments and wholesale values of mattresses. For 2018, the forecast […]

BSC research finds men are better when it comes to bedtime performance

BSC research finds men are better when it comes to bedtime performance

The Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, conducted a survey this spring for its campaign “May Is Better Sleep Month” on America’s bedtime performance as it relates to sleep regimens. The result? Men outperformed their female counterparts, but both have room to improve. Participants were asked about their bedtime […]

Jimmy Bush retires

Jimmy Bush retires

Mattress industry supplier HSM has announced the retirement of Jimmy Bush, president of the Hickory Springs division. He spent his entire 40-year career with the company and is a third-generation member of the extended family that founded the Hickory, North Carolina-based company. According to a news release, two top executives in the division, Tim Becker, […]

ISPA issues Mattress Industry Trends, 2018 Forecast and Wage reports

ISPA issues Mattress Industry Trends, 2018 Forecast and Wage reports

ISPA Releases 2017 Mattress Industry Trends Report The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) has responded to important shifts in the bedding industry in preparing the 2017 Mattress Industry Trends Report released today. In providing market intelligence essential to industry success, ISPA, the trade association for mattress manufacturers and suppliers, has published the latest and most […]

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