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 […]

Supplier members: Update your BedTimes Supplies Guide listing

Supplier members: Update your BedTimes Supplies Guide listing

If you’re a supplier of products or services to the sleep products industry, it’s time to make sure your company is correctly listed in the BedTimes Supplies Guide. The BedTimes Supplies Guide is the place the bedding industry turns to when searching for machinery, equipment, components and supplies—everything needed to produce mattresses and related products. […]

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 […]

‘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, […]

The Better Sleep Council introduces interactive mattress shopping profiles

The Better Sleep Council introduces interactive mattress shopping profiles

ISPA news release ALEXANDRIA, VA – May 7, 2018 – To help mattress retail sales associates (RSAs) better understand today’s consumers, the Better Sleep Council (BSC) has launched an interactive infographic, which includes insights by age group. The BSC, the consumer education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, designed the “Mini Field Guide to […]

New expo center proposed for downtown Las Vegas

New expo center proposed for downtown Las Vegas

The city of Las Vegas and International Market Centers, owner and operator of World Market Center, have proposed construction of a 350,000-square-foot expo center in downtown Las Vegas adjacent to World Market Center. The new multiuser expo center would be constructed at 445 S. Grand Central Parkway on the nearly 60-acre World Market Center campus, […]

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 […]

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