Tempur Sealy Beds Returning to Mattress Firm Stores

Tempur Sealy Beds Returning to Mattress Firm Stores

Tempur Sealy International Inc., headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, announced on June 18 that it has entered into a supply agreement with Houston-based retailer Mattress Firm Inc. to reintroduce Sealy, Stearns & Foster and Tempur-Pedic brand products to approximately 2,500 Mattress Firm stores across the United States.  “We are pleased that this agreement reunites some of […]

Mattress Firm’s Goodman Wins Awards

Mattress Firm’s Goodman Wins Awards

Sunni Goodman, senior vice president of communications and customer experience for Houston-based sleep shop chain Mattress Firm, received two awards at the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business in New York City Nov. 16. Goodman was awarded Gold for Communications/PR Campaign of the Year in the Crisis Communications category, as well as Bronze for the […]

Purple grows distribution at Mattress Firm

Purple Innovation Inc., based in Alpine, Utah, has expanded its distribution relationship with Houston-based Mattress Firm. Purple’s boxed beds now are sold in 30 Chicago-area Mattress Firm stores, in addition to stores in Washington, D.C.; Austin, Texas; and Sacramento, California. In the coming months, Purple said it will move into Mattress Firm stores in Phoenix […]

Retail veteran Silva joins Mattress Firm

Houston-based sleep shop chain Mattress Firm has tapped retail veteran Lorie Silva as chief merchandising officer. She replaces Craig McAndrews, who had been chief merchandising officer and then chief strategy officer. He left the company last year. Previously, Silva was director of bedding operations for Jordan’s Furniture, where she was responsible for the bedding operation, […]

Mattress Firm appoints Thaler CMO

Mattress Firm appoints Thaler CMO

Mattress Firm, the largest specialty mattress retailer in the United States, has appointed Scott Thaler its new chief marketing officer. Thaler replaces Sicily Dickenson, who has left the company. In his new role, Thaler leads the strategy and implementation of Mattress Firm’s brand marketing, consumer insights and engagement, and retail marketing efforts. He also is […]

Purple adds new model

Purple adds new model

Purple Innovation Inc., maker of boxed-bed brand Purple, the first of the online boxed-bed brands to become a publicly traded company, has launched an innerspring version. The Alpine, Utah-based company offers three models pairing pocket coils in the core with the company’s proprietary Hyper-elastic Polymer support layer. The pressure-relieving layer is a purple-colored solid gel […]

Tempur Sealy reports 4th-quarter sales decline

Tempur Sealy reports 4th-quarter sales decline

Mattress major Tempur Sealy International Inc. reported total net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 decreased 15.9% to $648.2 million from $771.1 million in the same quarter of 2016. The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it gained considerable business in 2017 after the termination of its contracts with retailer Mattress Firm. For example, the Tempur-Pedic brand’s sales in North […]

Mattress Firm carries Purple beds

A select number of Mattress Firm stores now floor online boxed-bed brand Purple, which has headquarters in Alpine, Utah. Approximately 13 Mattress Firm stores in Washington D.C., were the first to offer Purple mattresses, followed by stores in Austin, Texas, and Sacramento, California. These locations were chosen by the Houston-based sleep shop chain following consumer research, […]

Hurricanes, distribution change lead to revenue drop for Tempur Sealy

Manufacturing major Tempur Sealy International Inc. reported mixed results for the third quarter which ended Sept. 30. Revenue fell more than 10% due to natural disasters and the end of the company’s sales relationship with Mattress Firm, while earnings came in slightly ahead of analyst estimates. For the quarter, the Lexington, Kentucky-based company’s total net […]

Mattress e-commerce news is far from sleepy

Mattress e-commerce news is far from sleepy

Lots of e-commerce boxed-bed brand introductions, Purple goes public, Casper and Leesa nab more funding, and more BY BARBARA T. NELLES E-commerce brands occupy a growing portion of bedding industry headlines. In fact, the BedTimes news desk is bombarded with news releases from just-launched, online-only bedding companies seeking coverage, as well as updates and product […]

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