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 […]

Mattress Firm Full-Year Sales Jump On Acquisitions

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., parent of Houston-based bedding retailer Mattress Firm, reported full-year 2015 net sales jump of $2.542 billion, a 40.7% increase compared with fiscal 2014. The increase was attributed to incremental sales from new and acquired stores, and comparable-store sales growth of 2.1%. Net income was $64.5 million in fiscal 2015, with earnings […]

Mattress Firm’s Robust Career Day Attracts Job Seekers

Mattress Firm’s Robust Career Day Attracts Job Seekers

A national career day hosted by retail giant Mattress Firm on Jan. 27 in 40 U.S. cities drew nearly 750 applicants. The Houston-based retailer conducted 569 interviews and extended job offers to 175 people. “Overall, the event was definitely a success and likely something we will pursue again,” said Abby Ludens, the company’s vice president […]

News Release: Mattress Firm to Acquire Sleepy’s

NEWS RELEASE November 30, 2015 Mattress Firm to Acquire Sleepy’s — Solidifies Company’s Position as Largest Border-to-border, Coast-to-coast Mattress Specialty Retailer — — Combined Company will Operate Nearly 3,500 Retail Stores and 80 Distribution Centers Across 48 States — —Anticipates Low Single-digit EPS Accretion in Year One Growing to Double-digit EPS Accretion in the Third […]

Dream Bed Aids LA Homeless #DreamItForwardLA

Dream Bed Aids LA Homeless #DreamItForwardLA

The Dream Bed brand, sold by Houston-based retailer Mattress Firm Holding Corp., is sponsoring an initiative to assist the homeless in Los Angeles. The effort is part of the company’s cause marketing strategy for the new compressed, rolled and boxed bed. Mattress Firm donates one twin Dream Bed to a needy individual for every Dream […]

Mattress Firm Second-Quarter Sales Climb on Acquisitions

Mattress Firm Second-Quarter Sales Climb on Acquisitions

BRIEFLY Mattress Firm Second Quarter Net sales $661.1 million Net income $21.9 million Earnings per share $0.61 Store count 2,223 Houston-based retailer Mattress Firm Holding Corp. has reported net sales in its fiscal second quarter were $661.1 million, a 61.2% increase compared with the same period one year ago. All but 2.8% of the increase […]

Mattress Firm realigns top management

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. has promoted Ken Murphy to president, replacing Dale Carlsen, who assumes the role of executive vice chairman and chief philanthropy officer, and named Rob Killgore chief operating officer. In his new role, Carlsen, the founder of Sleep Train, which Mattress Firm acquired in 2014, works closely with the senior executive team […]

Mattress Firm Dream Bed takes on e-commerce startups

Mattress Firm Dream Bed takes on e-commerce startups

On Oct. 1, Houston-based retailing major Mattress Firm launched the online-only Dream Bed. For every Dream Bed sold, Mattress Firm promises to donate one twin mattress to a child or adult in need. Two polyurethane foam core mattress models, the Original Dream and Cool Dream, retail for $829 and $999 in queen, respectively. Original Dream […]

Wayfair and Mattress Firm team up

Boston-based home-furnishings e-tailer Wayfair.com and Houston-based retail chain Mattress Firm have formed an e-commerce partnership enabling Wayfair to sell major mattress brands, including Sealy and Tempur-Pedic, online. “Together, we are creating the optimal retail experience based on the best of e-commerce and the benefits of a localized shopping and delivery network,” said Niraj Shah, Wayfair […]

Mattress Firm opening new headquarters

Sleep shop mega-chain Mattress Firm plans to consolidate the company’s headquarters into one corporate campus with more than 350 employees. The retailer plans to move its two Houston offices into the 130,000-square-foot property in June 2016. “This move represents an exciting milestone for Mattress Firm, celebrating the strategic growth we’ve successfully executed over the past […]