‘A Mini Field Guide to the Mattress Shopper’

‘A Mini Field Guide to the Mattress Shopper’

The BSC and Sleep Savvy team up to create an interactive infographic to give retailers insight into consumers, generate sales The Better Sleep Council and Sleep Savvy, BedTimes’ sister publication, have joined forces to help retailers understand their customers better by offering helpful, easy-to-understand information about today’s shoppers. This month, Sleep Savvy and the BSC, […]

Act now: ISPA Cost Report survey deadline extended

Act now: ISPA Cost Report survey deadline extended

The International Sleep Products Association, the mattress industry trade group based in Alexandria, Virginia, has extended the deadline to the end of May for participation in its 2018 Cost Report. Read more about this benchmarking tool and find out why you should participate. Visit this secure portal to create an account and complete the survey online or […]

ISPA EXPO 2018 wrap-up

ISPA EXPO 2018 wrap-up

BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Making your bed and shipping it, too At this busy show, there were plenty of one-stop shopping opportunities as exhibitors kept one eye on customers and the other on consumers There was so much to see and do at ISPA EXPO 2018 March 14-16 in Charlotte, North Carolina. […]

Better Sleep Council research finds men earn bragging rights when it comes to bedtime performance, women fall short

Better Sleep Council research finds men earn bragging rights when it comes to bedtime performance, women fall short

Better Sleep Council news release ALEXANDRIA, VA – May 1, 2018 – Today the Better Sleep Council, the consumer education arm of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), released its findings from a new survey on America’s bedtime performance as it relates to sleep regimen, finding that men outperformed their female counterparts, but both have […]

Trustees added to ISPA Board, new additions to industry committees

Trustees added to ISPA Board, new additions to industry committees

ISPA NEWS RELEASE (Alexandria, VA – April 17, 2018) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) has announced the results of its election of individuals to serve new two-year terms on its Board of Trustees. The following current Trustees were elected to serve another two-term on the Board: Rick Anthony, Hickory Springs Mfg., Richard Ayers, […]

Benchmark your company’s performance with ISPA’s Cost Survey

How does your company’s operating and financial performance compare with mattress industry averages? Is your company as profitable as it could be? How can you control costs and increase efficiency? You’ll find answers in the International Sleep Products Association’s Cost Survey. Included in the Cost Survey report will be important industry benchmarks so you can […]

Get ready for ‘May Is Better Sleep Month’

Get ready for ‘May Is Better Sleep Month’

The Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, is gearing up for the “May Is Better Sleep Month” campaign with a variety of activities planned to help consumers make the sleep-health-mattress connection throughout the month. It’s all about being better in bed—as it relates to better sleep, of course! Here’s […]

ISPA hires new vice president Marie Clarke for policy and government affairs

ISPA hires new vice president Marie Clarke for policy and government affairs

The International Sleep Products Association welcomes Marie Clarke to its team as vice president of policy and government affairs. Clarke, an attorney, will direct the association’s state and federal governmental affairs efforts and represent ISPA and the mattress industry on a broad range of regulatory and legislative issues with federal, state and local governments and […]

The Better Sleep Council launches new sleep blog on BetterSleep.org

The Better Sleep Council launches new sleep blog on BetterSleep.org

News release ALEXANDRIA, VA – February 13, 2018 – To continue helping consumers start every day with a good night’s sleep, the Better Sleep Council (BSC), the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, is unveiling the Better Sleep Council Blog on February 13. The blog will serve as a resource to educate and […]

ISPA website gets a redesign

If you’ve been to SleepProducts.org recently, you might have noticed something different. The website for the International Sleep Products Association has gotten a makeover. In addition to a new look and feel, SleepProducts.org is more responsive and interactive. “It’s a forum for the industry to interact,” said Mary Helen Rogers, vice president of marketing and […]