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 […]

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 […]

ISPA EXPO 2018 mattress components and machinery slideshows

ISPA EXPO 2018 mattress components and machinery slideshows

By Barbara T. Nelles Photos Bert VanderVeen Yes, “Mother Natural” went a little wild at the Jones Nonwovens booth (right). Sometimes things get out of hand at ISPA EXPO. It’s thrilling to see so many innovations in mattress components and manufacturing equipment, all in one place. You get sensory overload. This is the bedding industry’s biggest […]