Mattress industry veterans launch upscale Posh+Lavish latex beds

Mattress industry veterans launch upscale Posh+Lavish latex beds

This week, mattress industry veterans Kurt Ling and Steve Baumberger have launched luxury mattress brand Posh+Lavish, sold exclusively through wholesale channels, and designed to help retailers differentiate themselves in today’s hectic marketplace. “Our goal is to design and sell the most posh looking, most lavish feeling and most durable mattresses available,” Ling said. “Additionally, we […]

OMI adds retailers, predicts growth for organic mattress category

Organic Mattresses Inc., a manufacturer of handmade, organic mattresses with headquarters in Yuba City, California, reported a “20% increase in its retailer store base,” after the summer Las Vegas Market, according to a news release. The company recently named industry veteran Kurt Ling as chief executive officer. This was his first Las Vegas Market in […]

Kurt Ling brings his marketing prowess over to OMI

Handmade, organic mattress manufacturer Organic Mattresses Inc., with headquarters in Yuba City, California, has named industry veteran Kurt Ling as chief executive officer. “For many years we have watched Kurt introduce new innovation to the category and seen him build an exciting new brand,” said OMI founder Walt Bader, who now serves as chairman. “We […]

Pure LatexBLISS earns kudos for RSA training

Pure LatexBLISS earns kudos for RSA training

Mattress maker Pure LatexBLISS’s Learn & Earn RSA training portal received a 2013 Circle of Excellence award from the Naperville, Ill.-based Incentive Marketing Association. Each year, the association recognizes incentive programs that yield measurable results and demonstrate incentive marketing best practices. “Since we first launched the Learn and Earn program, we’ve seen nearly 70% of […]

Pure LatexBLISS launches new top price point

Pure LatexBLISS launches new top price point

Pure LatexBLISS is debuting the all-latex Prestige collection at the Las Vegas Market at the World Market Center July 29-Aug. 2. The four-model, high-end series is available in 11-inch and 13-inch heights, has an embroidered border and is quilted with Talalay latex. It has horsehair, cotton and wool fills and a “graphite-infused” latex core. The […]

Eisenberg exits Latex International; Ling’s role grows

Tomas Eisenberg, vice president of strategic marketing for Latex International, has left the company to pursue other interests, according to the company. He had worked for the Shelton, Conn.-based latex supplier since 2000, most recently overseeing international business development. Those responsibilities have been assumed by Kurt Ling, chief executive officer of Atlanta-based mattress maker Pure […]

Pure LatexBLISS makes Asian market debut

Pure LatexBLISS makes Asian market debut

As part of a plan announced earlier this year to export product to China, mattress manufacturer Pure LatexBLISS has inked a deal with Hong Kong furniture retailer Sofamark for the distribution of mattresses, pillows and toppers at three Sofamark storefronts in Hong Kong. The Atlanta-based latex bed maker has created “an ultra-luxury collection” with new […]

Pure LatexBLISS hires Asia sales director

Mattress producer Pure LatexBLISS has appointed Lim Bok Po to the new post of sales director for the company’s evolving Asian operations. Po is responsible for overseeing new business development in mainland China, Hong Kong and Thailand. Po is a sales veteran with more than 30 years of experience helping develop businesses in the region. […]