U.S. mattress sales fell again in the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same three-month period last year, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association.
Sales of mattresses and foundations fell 7.9% and wholesale revenues decreased 3.5%, compared with the same quarter in 2017. The average unit price increased 4.7%.
In the first six months of the year, unit sales declined 8.6% while the wholesale dollar values of those units decreased 3%, compared with 2017 levels. The year-to-date AUP increased 6.2% over the same period in 2017.