Paramount Sleep inks U.S. licensing deal with Hypnos

Manufacturer Paramount Sleep has entered into a joint venture with Hypnos that makes Norfolk, Virginia-based Paramount the sole U.S. licensee of the ultra-premium U.K. bed brand. Paramount is the first to manufacture Hypnos products in the United States according to British standards, a news release said. Paramount plans to preview 10 Hypnos beds at the […]

Paramount Sleep honors suppliers, staff and Arthur Diamonstein

Paramount Sleep honors suppliers, staff and Arthur Diamonstein

Mattress maker Paramount Sleep honored suppliers Innofa and Leggett & Platt, and Paramount sales-team members Mary Goldburg and Kelly Wernersbach at an annual awards dinner. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company also presented a special award to Chairman Arthur Diamonstein for his 60 years of service. Innofa’s Randy Wiles won Paramount’s 2014 Top Gun Award as the […]

Paramount Sleep inks licensing deal with Sound Sleep Products

Mattress manufacturer Paramount Sleep, with headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, has inked a licensing arrangement with regional producer Sound Sleep Products Inc., based in Sumner, Washington. Sound Sleep is licensed to manufacture and sell Paramount bed brands, including Back Performance, HD Super Duty and Nature’s Spa, as well as the luxury A.H. Beard brand for which […]

Making a point of men’s health in ‘Movember’

Making a point of men’s health in ‘Movember’

This morning I received an email from Richard Fleck, president of mattress manufacturer Paramount Sleep. He’s observing “Movember”—or “no-shave November”—and sent a selfie to prove it. Movember has grown into a worldwide movement to raise awareness about men’s health—with an emphasis on cancers, mental health and obesity—by having men grow facial hair and/or “the Mo”—a […]

Paramount Sleep adds industry veteran David Tenuta to management team

Mattress maker Paramount Sleep, with headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, has hired seasoned mattress-sales executive David Tenuta for the position director of strategic accounts and business development. Tenuta is responsible for overseeing the company’s “most strategic accounts” and will manage business development throughout the United States, a news release said. He reports to Bill Bush, Paramount […]

Paramount to deliver beds to needy

Norfolk, Virginia-based mattress maker Paramount Sleep, in partnership with philanthropists Ann and Donald Brown, will deliver 2,000 new beds to needy families in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area this year. The “Browns’ Beds” campaign is a program of the non-profit A Wider Circle, whose mission is to supply furnishings to impoverished families in the Washington […]

Bush joins Paramount Sleep as vice president of sales

Bush joins Paramount Sleep as vice president of sales

Mattress manufacturer and licensing group Paramount Sleep, based in Norfolk, Va., has hired Bill Bush as vice president of sales. He reports to Richard Fleck, Paramount Sleep president. Bush is responsible for managing a 10-person sales force, overseeing all retail and hotel sales, prospecting for new business and providing support to Paramount Sleep licensees. He […]

Paramount Sleep collection feted at Bloomingdale’s

Paramount Sleep collection feted at Bloomingdale’s

Paramount Sleep has announced the rollout of the Nature’s Spa Serenity collection at Bloomingdale’s. The mattress maker, with headquarters in Norfolk, Va., designed the three-bed collection exclusively for the upscale department store. At a Dec. 7 special event, the bedding department of Bloomingdale’s flagship New York store was transformed into a spa-like setting to celebrate […]

Paramount Sleep giving beds to needy children

Norfolk, Va.-based mattress producer Paramount Sleep has announced that it has teamed up with area retailers Ashley Furniture HomeStore and Grand Furniture to donate 100 new twin mattress sets to needy children during the holiday season. From Dec. 1 through Dec. 25, four children will be selected per day in the Hampton Roads, Va. metropolitan […]

Fleck named president of Paramount Sleep

Mattress manufacturer Paramount Sleep, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., has named Richard Fleck as president, a position previously held by Jamie Diamonstein. Fleck is the first nonfamily member to hold the post since the third-generation, 80-year-old company was founded. Previously, Fleck was executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He joined Paramount Sleep in 2008 as […]