Mattresses

Leggett & Platt Debuts Comfort Core Brand for Fabric-Encased Coils

Leggett & Platt Debuts Comfort Core Brand for Fabric-Encased Coils

CARTHAGE, Mo.–The Leggett & Platt Bedding Group has branded its line of fabric-encased coils as Comfort Core. Under this new brand, the company has placed its trademarked coil types such as Body Print, Body Print Advanced, Bolsa, Hi-Low, Joey and Softech, and has posted information about these lines on beddingcomponents.com. Comfort Core’s design eliminates theMore »

Select Comfort More Than Doubles Net in First Quarter

Select Comfort More Than Doubles Net in First Quarter

MINNEAPOLIS-First-quarter net income for Select Comfort totaled $16.6 million, a strong 114 percent ahead of its first-quarter bottom line a year ago. The mattress manufacturer-retailer benefited from a 22 percent increase in net sales, to $193.1 million in the first quarter, which ended on April 2. Sales were driven by comparable-sales growth of 26 percentMore »

Tempur-Pedic Logs Record First-Quarter Profit and Sales

Tempur-Pedic Logs Record First-Quarter Profit and Sales

LEXINGTON, Ky.-A powerful performance in the North American market helped propel Tempur-Pedic to record totals in net income and net sales in its fiscal first quarter. The specialty mattress manufacturer reported a bottom-line gain of 46 percent, to $48.3 million, and growth in net sales of 28 percent, to $325.8 million, for its first quarter,More »

Tempur-Pedic Projects Records for First-Quarter Sales, Earnings

Tempur-Pedic Projects Records for First-Quarter Sales, Earnings

LEXINGTON, Ky.–Tempur-Pedic said it expects record net sales and earnings for its fiscal first quarter. When the numbers are counted, according to a preliminary company statement, first-quarter sales should total about $325 million, while earnings per share should come in at between 67 cents and 68 cents. “First-quarter sales and profits exceeded our prior expectationsMore »

Sharper Image, Southerland Partner on Specialty Mattresses

Sharper Image, Southerland Partner on Specialty Mattresses

NEW YORK–The Sharper Image brand has formed a license agreement with specialty-mattress manufacturer Southerland for a collection of specialty mattresses. The agreement covers specialty mattresses made with memory foam, innersprings, air and latex, as well as adjustable mattresses. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Southerland now has the rights to manufacture and distribute Sharper Image-branded mattresses toMore »

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–With the start of High Point Market this past weekend, manufacturers launched a number of new licenses and other programs to retailers. The Dick Idol collection launched at Crestview in lighting, wall decor, accessories and accent pieces. Before, these categories were split among manufacturers but now “we get to merchandise the category together,”More »

April High Point Market Opens Today

April High Point Market Opens Today

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market opens today, with the newest wave of furniture, lighting, rugs and home decor products unveiled to the industry. New collections include Lexington Home Brands’ Henry Link Trading Co., a brand that has global influences and uses such materials as specialty veneers, marble, penn shell, embossed leather, aged metal, bamboo,More »

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

HIGH POINT, N.C.–As HFN reported yesterday, an entity called the High Point Acquisition Company has purchased the the showroom buildings Market Square Complex, Hamilton Market, 300 S. Main Street, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart from MMPI properties for $139.5 million. These buildings and tradeshow spaces encompass 2.1 million square feet andMore »