Excerpt from BedTimes magazine, “Mattress showrooms mellow, upbeat at High Point Market“:
The fall weather at High Point Market Oct. 18-23 was gloriously sunny and warm, perfect for leisurely strolling. “Leisurely” also is a good way to describe the tenor of the fourth major mattress market of 2014. This was a minor show in terms of bedding-showroom foot traffic, total number of mattress-industry exhibitors, as well as the scope of new-products introductions.
Major mattress brands Sealy, Serta, Simmons and Tempur-Pedic showcased offerings introduced earlier in the year and didn’t hold media briefings. Most hinted at big happenings in the works for the winter Las Vegas Market in January. …
(Read the entire report online at BedTimesmagazine.com.)