U.S. mattress sales dipped in the third quarter of 2016, compared with the same three-month period in 2015, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association.
Sales of mattresses and foundations decreased by 4.7%, and wholesale revenues dropped 2.5%, compared with the same quarter last year. The average unit selling price rose 2.3%.
Year-to-date quarterly unit sales decreased 2.2%, while the wholesale dollar values of those units increased 0.9%, compared with 2015 levels. The year-to-date AUSP increased 3.2% over the same period in 2015.