Mattresses

Carpenter to Debut National Sleep Foundation Brand

Carpenter to Debut National Sleep Foundation Brand

WASHINGTON–Carpenter Co. has partnered with the National Sleep Foundation to introduce a new line of bed pillows, mattress toppers and mattress pads under the National Sleep Foundation name. Under the agreement, Carpenter will work with NSF to develop National Sleep Foundation-branded products to be distributed by major retailers in a variety of channels. The fillsMore »

Jamison Bedding Returns to High Point

Jamison Bedding Returns to High Point

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.–Jamison Bedding will exhibit at the upcoming High Point Market, the first time in 10 years that the mattress manufacturer has participated in a High Point show. The company will present its products in space M615 in the International Home Furnishings Center building. In a statement, Jamison said its return to High Point isMore »

Classic Brands to Re-establish Dormia at High Point

Classic Brands to Re-establish Dormia at High Point

JESSUP, Md.–Classic Brands will spotlight a re-emergence of its Dormia label in two collections it plans to launch at the upcoming High Point Market. Dormia had been the name of the chain of mall-based sleep shops, which closed in 2008 after that company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after which Classic Brands stopped usingMore »

Betty White Teams With Carpenter on Better-Sleep Campaign

Betty White Teams With Carpenter on Better-Sleep Campaign

RICHMOND, Va.–Carpenter has teamed up with television actress Betty White for a consumer-education campaign highlighting the benefits of a better night’s sleep. Sponsored by Carpenter’s SleepBetter.org Web site, the campaign will use a range of initiatives, social media, media appearances, events and specially commissioned research to raise awareness about the importance of a good night’sMore »

Leggett & Platt to Conduct Social-Media Campaign for Innerspring Launch

Leggett & Platt to Conduct Social-Media Campaign for Innerspring Launch

CARTHAGE, Mo.–Leggett & Platt is readying a social-media effort as part of the introduction of its VertiCoil Edge, a new innerspring available at a value price point. Called The Virgin Mattress, the campaign is scheduled to debut on May 6 at TheVirginMattress.com. It includes a series of Webisodes (short Internet video episodes) depicting a fictionalMore »

Tempur-Pedic Acquires Canadian Distributor

Tempur-Pedic Acquires Canadian Distributor

LEXINGTON, Ky.-Tempur-Pedic has purchased its Canadian distributor, Tempur Canada. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With this acquisition, Tempur Canada has become Tempur-Pedic’s wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, and will continue to distribute the parent company’s products throughout that country. Over the past four years, Tempur-Pedic has swung similar deals with distributors in Austria,More »

Savoir Beds to Open U.S. Stores

Savoir Beds to Open U.S. Stores

NEW YORK-Savoir Beds, a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of luxury mattresses, is planning to enter the U.S. market with store openings here and in other major metropolitan areas. The stores will open throughout this year, according to a company statement. Offering hand-crafted mattresses made with all-natural, toxin-free and allergen-free materials, Savoir Beds began in 1905 withMore »

Sealy Net Climbs 31.5 Percent in Fourth Quarter

Sealy Net Climbs 31.5 Percent in Fourth Quarter

TRINITY, N.C.–Net income for Sealy jumped 31.5 percent in the first quarter, reaching $5.7 million. The increase was driven partly by a net sales rise of 9.6 percent to $339.6 million. Also, the company’s gross margin gained an impressive 331 basis points in the quarter. Both of these factors helped to offset a 12.7 percentMore »