Think Straight: The Bedding Industry’s Manufacturer-Retailers

Think Straight: The Bedding Industry’s Manufacturer-Retailers

Get a line on factory directs — both the benefits and challenges of being in control of the mattress manufacturing process and selling to consumers Even with the attendant challenges, owners of factory directs are committed to their business model, which gives them control over the entire mattress manufacturing process — and allows them to sell […]

Croft Bedding Co. Opens for Business

Croft Bedding Co. Opens for Business

Independent mattress manufacturer Croft Bedding Co. has launched in a 26,000-square-foot facility in Joplin, Missouri. The new plant, equipped with $500,000 in mattress manufacturing machinery, is owned by retail veterans and husband-and-wife team Brian Croft and Della Emory Croft, the principals of retailer Joplimo Mattress and Springfield Mattress, along with their manufacturing business partner Josh […]