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Andrew to Leave IMC; Organizational Changes to Come

Dana Andrew

LAS VEGAS—Dana Andrew, vice president of International Market Center’s global marketing & communications team, is leaving the organization on April 19. She is relocating to northern California to be closer to family, according to IMC, but said she will continue collaborating with IMC as a senior marketing and communications advisor as well as work onMore »

Comfort Solutions Names Wachendorfer, Sliwa to Business Development Posts

Comfort Solutions Names Wachendorfer, Sliwa to Business Development Posts

WILLOWBROOK, Ill.-Comfort Solutions has appointed David Wachendorfer to vice president of business development for the Midwest region, and Thomas Sliwa to brand development manager. Wachendorfer, who reports to company President and Chief Operating Officer Dave Roberts, is responsible for sales to new and existing retail accounts in that region. Before joining Comfort Solutions, he servedMore »

Therapedic, Ginsey Partner on Bath Pillow

Therapedic, Ginsey Partner on Bath Pillow

PRINCETON, N.J.-Mattress manufacturer Therapedic and bath-products vendor Ginsey Home Solutions have come together on a license agreement to create the Therapedic Gel Crystal Bath Pillow. The pillow, priced to retail at $19.99, is made with cooling gel beads that contour to the head and neck. The beads are designed to soothe, comfort and help alleviateMore »

Sleep Innovation Enters Categories with New Brand

Sleep Innovation Enters Categories with New Brand

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Sleep Innovations has launched a new brand, Comfort Co., a high-end line of memory foam products for use outside the bedroom. The new line includes kitchen and bath mats, memory foam ottomans and indoor/outdoor furniture and accessories. The newest addition to the line are Comfort Co. anti-fatigue kitchen mats with anti-skid bottomsMore »

Tempur-Pedic Completes Sealy Purchase

Tempur-Pedic Completes Sealy Purchase

LEXINGTON, Ky.-Tempur-Pedic has closed its acquisition of Sealy, and the company’s corporate name will be changed to Tempur Sealy International Inc. The total transaction value is $1.3 billion, and consists of the purchase of all of Sealy’s common stock for $2.20 a share and the repayment of all of Sealy’s outstanding convertible and non-convertible debt.More »

Tempur-Pedic Cleared by FTC to Acquire Sealy

Tempur-Pedic Cleared by FTC to Acquire Sealy

LEXINGTON, Ky.-The Federal Trade Commission has cleared Tempur-Pedic’s planned acquisition of Sealy. A Tempur-Pedic statement said the company plans to close the acquisition on March 18, “subject to customary closing conditions.” As previously announced, the deal calls for Tempur-Pedic to acquire all of Sealy’s outstanding common stock for $2.20 per share, along with all ofMore »

High Point Twitter Chat Set for March 20

High Point Twitter Chat Set for March 20

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market (@hpmarketnews) and the collaborative online community Decor Mentor (@decormentor) are co-hosting a Twitter Chat at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, which will preview new products for the upcoming spring show, April 20-25. High Point Market exhibitors are invited to submit photos of their new April introductions to editorial@highpointmarket.orgMore »

Call for New-Product Information for High Point Market; Deadline March 8

Call for New-Product Information for High Point Market; Deadline March 8

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of High Point Market in April. Exhibitors at the show are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight at the show, scheduled for Apr. 20-25, 2013. Furniture manufacturers should submit information to Duke Ratliff, dratliff@hfnmag.com. Materials for new lighting and floor coveringMore »