‘Tis the season to sleep, snuggle and smooch

‘Tis the season to sleep, snuggle and smooch

Better Sleep Council study says Americans stay warm in bed during the coldest months ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 – A little more than half of Americans (51%) sleep more in the wintertime, and 42% find winter the best sleeping season, according to a new survey from the Better Sleep Council (BSC), the nonprofit consumer-education […]

U.S mattress sales dip in third quarter

U.S. mattress sales dropped again in the third quarter of 2017, compared with the same three-month period in 2016, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report (paywall). The report is published by the International Sleep Products Association, the mattress industry trade group, and provides quarterly and year-to-date mattress market data obtained from a […]

ISPA issues second forecast for 2017

ISPA’s Statistics Committee has released the 2nd forecast for the U.S. mattress market for 2017. This forecast covers calendar years 2017, 2018 and 2019.  Unit and value growth is expected to continue over the forecast period. Based in part on an economic analysis prepared by the University of Michigan, and input from the Committee, the consensus […]

ISPA EXPO 2018 registration is now open  

ISPA EXPO 2018 registration is now open  

ISPA EXPO 2018—the largest showcase of bedding products and services in the world—will be three action-packed days of quality networking, education sessions and efficient one-stop shopping. Registration for ISPA EXPO 2018, March 14-16 in Charlotte, North Carolina, is open at ISPAEXPO.com. Register by Friday, Jan. 19 to lock in your early-bird rate. Also visit ISPAEXPO.com to […]

CSIL World Mattress Industry Report now available

The International Sleep Products Association is offering a summary of Part I of the World Mattress Industry Report (code W.17, 2017 edition), published by the Centre for Industrial Studies, headquartered in Milan. The World Mattress Industry Report includes statistical data regarding the production, consumption and international trade of mattresses. ISPA members can download the report […]

Participate in ISPA’s Wage Survey and receive valuable results at no charge

Participate  in ISPA’s Wage Survey and receive valuable results at no charge

Get exclusive, industry-specific wage data for free The International Sleep Products Association has begun to collect data for its biennial Mattress Industry Wage & Management Compensation Report, a valuable management tool for members. The industrywide statistical report, commonly known as the Wage Survey, gives comprehensive data on industry compensation practices and policies that help mattress […]

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 […]

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