Mattresses

Sealy Relaunches Web Site

Sealy Relaunches Web Site

TRINITY, N.C.–Sealy has introduced a redesigned company Web site at sealy.com. According to a company statement, the new site—which went live earlier this week—is designed to help consumers determine which is the right mattress for them. It allows visitors to the site to search for mattress information by brand, technology and product promotions.  It includesMore »

Tempur-Pedic Net More Than Doubles in First Quarter

Tempur-Pedic Net More Than Doubles in First Quarter

LEXINGTON, Ky.–First-quarter net income for Tempur-Pedic totaled $33.1 million, 149 percent ahead of its net for the first quarter of last year. The mattress manufacturer achieved this largely on a sales increase for the quarter of 43 percent, to $253.9 million. Tempur-Pedic also boosted its gross margin by 300 basis points to 49.2 percent. TheseMore »

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 »