American Textile Co. names Tim Keegan to lead new hospitality division

American Textile Co. names Tim Keegan to lead new hospitality division

Duquesne, Pennsylvania-based American Textile Co., a producer of name-brand and nonbranded mattress protection products, pillows and bedding, has established a hospitality division and named Tim Keegan to the new position of senior vice president of hospitality sales. The division will supply mattress and pillow protection to hotels across the United States. Keegan previously was with Pacific […]

Soft-Tex producing Restonic accessories

Specialty sleep and sleep accessories supplier Soft-Tex International is now the sole licensee authorized to produce and sell Restonic-branded pillows, mattress toppers, pads, protectors and other bedding accessories. The Restonic brand is the property of Restonic Mattress Corp., a mattress licensing group based in Buffalo, New York. “The Restonic brand has strong name recognition in […]

American Textile adds more name-brand sleep accessories

American Textile adds more name-brand sleep accessories

Sleep accessories supplier American Textile Co., with headquarters in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, has expanded its licensing relationship with Tempur Sealy International Inc. American Textile now has the right to manufacture and sell Sealy-branded pillows, mattress pads and comforters. The first products are slated to ship to retailers on April 1, 2018. The deal deepens a growing […]

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Bedding exhibitors engage buyers with aesthetics, boxed goods and lots of temperature talk BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES Home furnishings buyer attendance at the Summer Las Vegas Market July 30-Aug. 3 was on a par with last summer’s show, according to officials at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, although to the […]

Nimbus Emporium develops Smartdown synthetic fiber fill

Nimbus Emporium, a maker of down-filled duvets and pillows, has added a range of duvets and pillows with fibers created from recycled polyethylene terephthalate plastic bottles. Nimbus is part of the Trendsetter Home Furnishings group based in Trafford Park, England.       New Smartdown is a synthetic fiber fill that offers the comfort of […]

Online bed brand Purple expands business into Canada

Online bed brand Purple has expanded into the Canadian market and is shipping its mattresses, pillows and cushions directly to Canadian consumers at no extra cost. “A good night’s sleep is a universal need,” said Sam Bernards, chief executive officer of the Alpine, Utah-based company. “We’re excited to extend the availability of our products to […]

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 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 introductions from more established […]

PureCare pledges nearly a half million dollars in sleep essentials to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

News release written by PureCare and published, unedited, by BedTimes Fairfield, NJ – September 1, 2017 –  PureCare®, the leader in health and wellness in the top-of-bed industry, is donating 500 sleep essential packages to families affected by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area. “We are taking quick action to help […]

Pillows, mattresses part of Ergomotion transition

Pillows, mattresses part of Ergomotion transition

Ergomotion, with U.S. headquarters in Santa Barbara, California, has taken steps to transition itself from being solely an adjustable base supplier to mattress manufacturers into what it calls a provider of innovative, complete luxury sleep solutions to retailers. This includes developing a direct-to-retail solution, establishing what it refers to as a “motion bedroom furniture product […]

Serta Simmons Bedding Enters Boxed-Bed Category With Tomorrow

Serta Simmons Bedding Enters Boxed-Bed Category With Tomorrow

Atlanta-based Serta Simmons Bedding LLC has launched Tomorrow, a boxed-bed brand and accessories that ship directly to the consumer. The mattress, which ships uncompressed, is a hybrid that combines temperature-regulating memory foam with individually wrapped coils. It retails for $990 in queen size. Tomorrow includes a SleepTracker equipped with bio sensors to monitor and record […]

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