In Las Vegas, Streamlined Collections Showed Maximum Style

In Las Vegas, Streamlined  Collections Showed Maximum Style

Mattress manufacturers gave retailers something to talk about. Adjustable bases were chatty, too By Barbara T. Nelles and Beth English Traffic was solid in bedding showrooms during the Las Vegas Market Jan. 27-31, but not record breaking. That was our overall impression walking the show, and it was echoed by many mattress and sleep accessories […]

At the Las Vegas Market, hustle and bustle, plus hybrids aplenty

At the Las Vegas Market, hustle and bustle, plus hybrids aplenty

BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH The Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 28-Feb. 1 in Las Vegas buzzed with happy energy, and bedding showrooms were filled with manufacturers and retailers excited about product debuts, new looks and bigger spaces. From high-tech components to super supportive feels, this year’s Las Vegas Market crop of mattresses, […]

Our walking tour through mattress showrooms

Our walking tour through mattress showrooms

Beth English and I spent four days touring Winter Las Vegas Market last week. Scroll down to see a gallery of product images that we took, from creative angles. In the closeups, you’ll get an idea of some of the detailing that went into the latest crop of mattresses from a number of vendors. There’s […]

There’s still time to support Ante4Autism fundraiser

There’s still time to support Ante4Autism fundraiser

More members of the sleep products industry have pledged support for the 10th annual Ante4Autism Poker Tournament, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino prior to the Winter Las Vegas Market in Las Vegas. Sponsorships and donations to the Ante4Autism fundraiser can be made by contacting Doug Krinsky at […]

Ante4Autism adds more sponsors

Ante4Autism adds more sponsors

The 10th annual Ante4Autism Poker Tournament, which will take place on a new night (Saturday, Jan. 27) at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino during the Winter Las Vegas Market, has gained more industry sponsors. Joining presenting sponsor Leggett & Platt Inc. and a host of others, Karl and Cathi Glassman agreed again to be […]

Talalay Global Pushes Pillows on Facebook

Talalay Global Pushes Pillows on Facebook

Talalay Global, a Shelton, Connecticut-based latex supplier and maker of the Pure Talalay Bliss bedding brand, used social media in April to introduce consumers to its new Talalay pillow line. The company took to its Pure Talalay Bliss Facebook page to engage consumers with questions about their sleep. Facebook visitors answered questions about their preferred […]

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

New products and retooled brands reflect industry’s fascination with a trendy shade—and the importance of sleeping cool BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH The editors of BedTimes braved rain and wintry weather at the Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 22-26 in search of news from sleep products exhibitors. It was well worth the effort […]

Ante4Autism Poker Tournament Breaks Participation Record

Ante4Autism Poker Tournament Breaks Participation Record

The ninth annual Ante4Autism Poker Tournament, held Jan. 22 during the Winter Las Vegas Market at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, raised more than $100,000 to support five autism charities—Autism Speaks, Bike to the Beach, Families for Effective Autism Treatment of Southern Nevada, Lettuce Work and the National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio. Participation […]

When Leadership Is Not Lost in Translation

When Leadership Is Not Lost in Translation

BY BARBARA T. NELLES For this month’s Profile, I had an in-person interview with the head of a burgeoning mattress maker from across the globe. During the Winter Las Vegas Market, Ryan Trainer, president of the International Sleep Products Association, and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jeffri Massie, president director of Massindo […]