Olympic champion Simone Biles teams with Mattress Firm

NEWS RELEASE VIA PR NEWSWIRE World Champion Gymnast Simone Biles Teams Up with Mattress Firm Biles to support Mattress Firm Foster Kids initiative and promote sleep health HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mattress Firm and three-time World Champion Simone Biles announced today a multi-year partnership to create awareness of the retailer’s national Mattress Firm […]

Mattress Firm reports Q2 results

NEWS RELEASE Mattress Firm Announces Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results — Fiscal Q2 Net Sales Increased 48.2% Over Prior Year — — Sleepy’s Integration Continues to Progress As Planned — HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: MFRM), the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, today announced its financial results for the second fiscal […]

Africa’s Steinhoff to Acquire Mattress Firm

Africa’s Steinhoff to Acquire Mattress Firm

Steinhoff International Holdings NV, with headquarters in Johannesburg, announced July 8 that it planned to acquire Houston-based Mattress Firm Holding Corp. for $64.00 per share in cash, or $2.4 billion. The offer was unanimously approved by the boards of both companies and will result in the largest multi-brand mattress retail distribution network in the world. […]

Mattress Firm, Simmons Give New Bedding to Kids

Mattress Firm, Simmons Give New Bedding to Kids

Houston-based Mattress Firm, Simmons brand and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa teamed up for an event supporting the Houston Children’s Charity program, “A Better Night’s Sleep” During the event at Mattress Firm’s headquarters, 500 children received new bedding. Atlanta-based Simmons donated 500 mattresses for the event, and Mattress Firm gave bed frames, sheet sets and […]

News release: Mattress Firm/Steinhoff Deal Receives Early Approval

NEWS RELEASE August 29, 2016 Mattress Firm Announces Early Termination of HSR Act Waiting Period in Connection with the Proposed Acquisition by Steinhoff HOUSTON–(Via BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (“Mattress Firm” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:MFRM), the nation’s largest mattress retailer, announced that on August 26, 2016, the Company and Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (“Steinhoff”) […]

News Release: South African Retailer Steinhoff to Acquire Mattress Firm

News Release via GlobeNewswire.com ————————————————————————— Steinhoff International Holdings NV to Acquire Mattress Firm Holding Corp. for $64.00 per Share Stellenbosch – August 7, 2016 – Steinhoff (FRANKFURT: SNH) and Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Steinhoff will, subject to the successful consummation of a cash […]

Tempur Sealy, Mattress Firm Assist Arc Jacksonville

Tempur Sealy, Mattress Firm Assist Arc Jacksonville

In June, Lexington, Kentucky-based Tempur Sealy, with the help of Houston-based Mattress Firm, donated 160 Tempur-Pedic mattresses, as well as foundations and metal bed frames, to developmentally disabled adults who are served by The Arc Jacksonville, based in Jacksonville, Florida. The beds furnished the newly built Arc Jacksonville Village, a community for developmentally disabled adults, […]

Mattress Firm Reports First-quarter Loss

Mattress Firm Reports First-quarter Loss

Houston-based sleep shop chain Mattress Firm reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2016, ended May 3, of $119 million, compared with a net profit of $5.5 million in the prior-year quarter.  Adjusted earnings per share declined $0.17. First-quarter net sales rose to $839.4 million, a 49.2% increase compared with the prior-year quarter. The […]

Gary Fazio Tapped as First Inductee in Mattress Firm Hall of Fame

Gary Fazio Tapped as First Inductee in Mattress Firm Hall of Fame

Gary Fazio, former Mattress Firm chief executive officer, became the first inductee of the Mattress Firm Hall of Fame in March. The Houston-based retailer announced the induction during its BedTalks annual leadership conference in San Antonio. Fazio was CEO from 2001 to 2010, retiring as CEO of Serta Simmons Bedding at the end of 2015. […]

Mattress Firm Names Ken Murphy as CEO

Mattress Firm Names Ken Murphy as CEO

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. has added the role of chief executive officer to President Ken Murphy’s responsibilities and made Steve Stagner executive chairman and chairman of the board of directors for the Houston-based company. The changes are part of a long-term succession plan, according to a news release. In his expanded role, Murphy oversees all […]