Stranix Earns New Role at Flex

Stranix Earns New Role at Flex

Following its recent acquisition of luxury bedding brand Marshall Mattress, Toronto-based Flex Bedding Group has named Valerie Stranix general manager. In the newly created position, Stranix is responsible for operations and sales of the Marshall brand, and she serves as an in-country resource for sister luxury brands Aireloom, E.S. Kluft and Vispring. Stranix joined the […]

Long Talks and Line Extensions

Long Talks and Line Extensions

BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Slower summer Las Vegas show meant more time to talk, rest-test hybrids, and check out adjustables and tech tools To the editors of BedTimes, the Las Vegas Market July 29-Aug. 2 appeared to have the least foot traffic in sleep products showrooms of the past 10 summer markets. […]

Inventor of the Pocket Coil Spring Marshall Mattress releases archival photo book at Las Vegas Market 

Inventor of the Pocket Coil Spring Marshall Mattress releases archival photo book at Las Vegas Market 

News release written by Marshall Mattress and published, unedited, by BedTimes. Toronto, ON – During the 2018 January Las Vegas Market, Marshall Mattress, whose founder, James Marshall, invented the pocket coil spring mattress system in 1900, will launch Marshall Mattress: The Illustrated History of the World’s First Pocket Coil Spring Mattress, a photo book that illustrates the early […]

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Bedding exhibitors engage buyers with aesthetics, boxed goods and lots of temperature talk BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Home furnishings buyer attendance at the Summer Las Vegas Market July 30-Aug. 3 was on a par with last summer’s show, according to officials at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, although to the editors of BedTimes, […]

Marshall Mattress celebrates milestone with Heritage bed

Luxury mattress producer Marshall Mattress has added the limited edition Heritage mattress to its Rest Assured collection. The bed celebrates the company’s 115th anniversary and is sold exclusively at longtime retail partner Hudson Bay for about $2,000. The two-sided Heritage is available with a choice of three foundation heights (a standard 7.5 inches and low […]

Marshall Mattress launches luxury Bespoke bed

Marshall Mattress launches luxury Bespoke bed

Pocket-spring bedding maker Marshall Mattress has created an ultra-premium collection, the Bespoke by Marshall, which retails from $12,000 to $17,500. The collection is “the result of many years of research and development,” said Brad Warner, managing partner of the Toronto-based company. “Great emphasis has been placed on creating a luxurious line of hand-tufted mattresses that […]