Mattresses

HFN High Point Editorial Deadline Extended to Sept. 20

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has extended its deadline for its editorial coverage of High Point Market in October. Please send new product information and high-resolution images by Friday, Sept. 20, for possible inclusion. For furniture, email Duke Ratliff, dratliff@hfnmag.com; for lighting, area rugs and home decor, email Andrea Lillo, alillo@hfnmag.com; and for mattresses and home textiles, contactMore »

Youngblood Elected SSA Chairperson

Todd Youngblood

FRIANT, Calif.-Todd Youngblood, president and co-founder of T2 International and Chili Technology, has been elected chairperson of the Specialty Sleep Association. Angela Owen, president and owner of Suite Sleep, has been elected vice chairperson, and Roger Coffey, president of Latexco West, has been elected to serve as secretary/treasurer. Also, Dale Read, president and CEO ofMore »

Maine Street Living Acquired

MaineStreetLiving

NEW YORK-Maine Street Holdings Corp. has acquired Maine Street Living, a manufacturer of mattresses and home textiles. Maine Street Holdings, which was formed recently to complete this acquisition, is led by Chris Phillips, chief operating officer, and Charles Odom, CEO. Gary Garrison, president of Maine Street Living, and Alison Garrison, Maine Street Living’s senior viceMore »

Seven Store Openings Boost Mattress Firm’s Ohio Presence

Mattress Firm

HOUSTON-Mattress Firm will open seven new stores in the Cleveland area, pushing the number of its Ohio locations to more than 50. The stores will begin opening this month, and all seven locations are expected to be open by the middle of November. The new stores include one in Massillon, two in Canton, one inMore »

Tempur Sealy Posts Q2 Loss as Company Adjusts to Merger

Tempur+Sealy

LEXINGTON, Ky.-The costs of integrating Sealy into Tempur-Pedic were a major factor in Tempur Sealy’s second-quarter loss of $1.6 million, compared to second-quarter net income of $29.1 million from one year ago. Tempur-Pedic closed on its acquisition of Sealy in March, and the company changed to the Tempur Sealy moniker in May. These results doMore »

Carpenter Launches Postcards from Pillow Promotion

CarpenterPostcardsFromPillow

RICHMOND, Va.-Through its sleepbetter.org website, Carpenter has debuted Postcards from Pillows, a promotion intended to get shoppers engaged in the benefits of sleep. Postcards from Pillows is a two-part effort that includes encouraging participants, through sleepbetter.org, to become “pillow parents” by answering their questions about their sleep habits. The “parents” then adopt pillow toys (birthMore »

Select Comfort Net Dives 41.5 Percent in Q2

MINNEAPOLIS-Rising expenses and tepid sales combined to sink Select Comfort’s bottom line in its fiscal second quarter, ending on June 29. Net income dropped 41.5 percent to $9.9 million. The ramp-up in costs led to a gain of 8.9 percent in selling, marketing, general and administrative expenses in dollars, and an increase of 440 basisMore »

Las Vegas Market Announces a Full Slate of Events

WMC Plaza

LAS VEGAS-The Summer 2013 Las Vegas Market, taking place July 29-Aug. 2, will be packed with networking events and entertainment. Entertainment is scheduled for the Grand Plaza and receptions will be hosted throughout the market floors. New for Summer Market, attendees will be treated like VIPs in several leading Las Vegas nightclubs for official after-parties.More »