King Koil shifts U.S. strategy

Employing a new business model this year, Willowbrook, Illinois-based mattress licensing group King Koil now is manufacturing its own products and selling to retailers through a dedicated sales force. “I’ve been laying the foundation for the shift toward direct manufacturing since joining King Koil late last year,” said David Binke, chief executive officer of King […]

Eclipse licensees gather for 2018 outlook, focus

Eclipse licensees gather for 2018 outlook, focus

Mattress licensing group Eclipse International hosted its annual national licensing summit with its U.S. licensing partners Nov. 9-10, 2017, at its North Brunswick, New Jersey, headquarters. The meeting focused on the company’s 2018 outlook, which included new product initiatives, as well as retail strategies. In addition to its licensing partners, the company hosted members from […]

David Tenuta joins Eclipse in new marketing position

David Tenuta joins Eclipse in new marketing position

Mattress licensing group Eclipse International, which is part of North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, has named industry veteran David Tenuta director of brands and marketing. Tenuta has more than 30 years of experience in the sales and marketing of luxury brands such as Aireloom, Hypnos, Kingsdown and E.S. Kluft. He most recently […]

Successful Spring Air line, partnership supports pediatric cancer research

Boston-based mattress licensing group Spring Air says its three-bed Love Your Melon Back Supporter collection, introduced at the Summer Las Vegas Market, has had strong sales, with placements at more than 95 storefronts and 75 retailers. Six Spring Air licensees are manufacturing the collection. In creating the new bedding group, Spring Air partnered with Love […]

Englander Sleep Products adds Australian licensee Beds N Dreams

Chicago-based mattress licensing group Englander Sleep Products has signed a licensing agreement with manufacturer and retailer Beds N Dreams headquartered in Sydney. The agreement allows Beds N Dreams to produce and distribute Englander’s entire line of coil and foam bedding collections in Australia. Kevin Toman, Englander president and chief executive officer, said in a news […]

Spring Air hires Brian Lundstrom, customer experience specialist

Mattress licensing group Spring Air International hired Brian Lundstrom to fill the newly created role of customer experience specialist. Lundstrom reports to Nick Bates, president of the Boston-based company, and is responsible for streamlining and maintaining order entry processes and fulfillment procedures with national retailers. He also handles customer issues and order cancellations, as well […]

Therapedic Adds Vietnamese Licensee Hava’s Mattress

Therapedic Adds Vietnamese Licensee Hava’s Mattress

Mattress licensing group Therapedic International, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, has strengthened its presence in Southeast Asia through an agreement with Hava’s Mattress Co. Ltd. in Vietnam.   Based in Dong Nai province, Hava’s will produce and distribute at least three of Therapedic’s lines throughout Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The company was […]

Therapedic International Adds Seating Line with Copper River Home

Therapedic International Adds Seating Line with Copper River Home

Mattress licensing group Therapedic International, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, teamed up with Copper River Home, a Mooresville, North Carolina-based company, to introduce power recliner lift chairs, massage chairs, office seating and swivel recliners under the Therapedic name. The new seating lines, which will retail from $399 to $1,199, were developed by industry veteran […]

Englander Sleep Products Inks Deal with Turkish Licensee

Chicago-based mattress licensing group Englander Sleep Products has signed an international licensing agreement with Cap Design, headquartered in Izmir, Turkey. Cap Design is a manufacturer and retailer of mattresses, bed bases and sleep accessories, as well as home furnishings. The deal allows Cap Design to make and market the complete line of Englander brands through […]

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