All About Mattress Protectors and Sheets

All About Mattress Protectors and Sheets

BY JULIE A. PALM Changing business formulas afford manufacturers of protectors and sheets growth opportunities for production, marketing and sales With new players emerging and long-time producers changing their strategies or business models, there’s nothing sleepy about the accessories category that includes mattress protectors and sheets. Culp Inc., a mattress fabric and sewn cover supplier […]

Protect-A-Bed Boosts Sales Team

Protect-A-Bed, a Chicago-based supplier of mattresses and sleep accessories, has expanded its sales team with the addition of several new positions. The changes started in late 2017 when the company hired Keith Mackey as senior vice president of sales. Mackey has worked in furniture and bedding for more than 30 years and has extensive retail […]

Protect-A-Bed success

Protect-A-Bed success

Protect-A-Bed, a Chicago-based supplier of mattresses and sleep accessories, says its training team is celebrating its outstanding success. According to Jennifer Wright, director of training, retailers who participate in Protect-A-Bed University, an in-person and online training course, can expect to see per-store accessories sales climb to about 20% of total sales. This compares with an […]

Malouf greatly expands solar energy investment

Malouf greatly expands solar energy investment

Sleep accessories supplier Malouf has tripled the number of solar panels at its headquarters in Logan, Utah. The company added 2,160 rooftop modules, bringing the total number of photovoltaic panels to 3,132. They produce an average of 5,340 kilowatt hours of solar energy a day. As a result, Malouf has achieved a zero score in […]

Protect-A-Bed focuses on web services to assist retailers

Protect-A-Bed focuses on web services to assist retailers

Protect-A-Bed, a Chicago-based supplier of mattresses, protection products and sleep accessories, says it is stepping up its investment in the online space. “When we took a hard look at the bedding industry, we realized that our retail partners have strong core competencies around merchandising and sales, but not necessarily in the digital space,” said James […]

PureCare, Therapedic donate to orphanage

PureCare, a supplier of sleep accessories with headquarters in Fairfield, New Jersey, partnered with St. Peter’s Orphanage in Denville, New Jersey, to provide boys with personalized bedding packages. St. Peter’s is a residential home and treatment facility for boys ages 12 to 17 who have been abused, abandoned and/or neglected. “This is an ongoing relationship […]

Naturepedic Mattresses Using Renewable Polyethylene Foam

Manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and sleep accessories, Naturepedic, headquartered in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, has partnered with two other companies to create a new formula for renewable polyethylene foam. The partners are Braskem, a producer of thermoplastic resins and biopolymers with U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia, and Sealed Air Corp., a packaging, cleaning and hygiene solutions company […]

Protect-A-Bed Elevates Chris Taheny

Protect-A-Bed Elevates Chris Taheny

Protect-A-Bed, a Chicago-based supplier of mattresses, protection products and sleep accessories, has promoted sales trainer Chris Taheny to sales manager for the Midwest region. In his new role, Taheny is responsible for sales management and support throughout the Midwest. Taheny, a four-year company veteran, was named Protect-A-Bed Trainer of the Year in his first year […]

Serta Simmons Bedding Introduces Direct-to-consumer Bed Brand Tomorrow Sleep

Serta Simmons Bedding Introduces Direct-to-consumer Bed Brand Tomorrow Sleep

News release written by Serta Simmons Bedding and published, unedited by BedTimesT Tomorrow Sleep, Powered by Serta Simmons Bedding, Launches with Innovative Direct-to-Consumer Sleep System NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 — Tomorrow Sleep, a new company powered by Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (“SSB”), launched today to deliver a system of innovative sleep products at an […]

Sinomax USA to Make Beautyrest and Serta Boxed Beds

Serta Simmons Bedding LLC has inked a deal with Sinomax USA, part of Hong Kong-based Sinomax Group Ltd., for the manufacture of Beautyrest- and Serta-branded mattress-in-a-box collections and foam sleep accessories. Sinomax is a foamer and finished goods manufacturer with significant business in the United States among big-box retailers such as Walmart and Costco. In […]

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