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ISPA Releases 2023 Mattress Industry Trends Report for Global and U. S. Mattress Industry

Total mattress market (U.S.-produced and imports) shipped 39.7 million units valued at $9.8 billion. (Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), the trade association...




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All the Trends at High Point Market

High Point trends recap. Beth English and Waynette Goodson highlight some of the new...

Talking Design Trends With Thom Filicia

The celebrity designer shares his thoughts on why it’s important for designers and retailers...

The Coronavirus Marketplace

According to a new survey, the pandemic has increased mattress shopping, with emphasis on...

The Best and Worst Bedroom Paint Colors for Sleep

“Colors seen have a significant effect on how humans think and behave, how they experience their physical world and whether they achieve the goals they've set...

Consumer Mattress Triggers: Beyond the 7-Year Rule

The latest research from the Better Sleep Council offers insights into why and when consumers purchase new mattresses. Many consumers have heard the guidance that...

Taking a Gamble

After a sluggish summer market, retailers headed back to Las Vegas — and it paid off. The past few Las Vegas markets have been unpredictable...

Casper Unveils New Phygital Store Concept

New York City-based sleep products company Casper Sleep Inc. has unveiled its newest retail concept at its South Coast Plaza location in Costa Mesa,...

“Beds by Design” – Introducing a Design Trade Program

Bill Hammer, president of Shifman Mattress Co., and Alison Minella, marketing director, describe the company’s design trade program and its complementary designer collection, Inspired....

Talking Design Trends With Thom Filicia

The celebrity designer shares his thoughts on why it’s important for designers and retailers to work together. World-renowned interior designer Thom Filicia counts Jennifer Lopez...

Thom Filicia Reveals Why Bedding Manufacturers Should Collaborate with the Design Community | Exclusive Interview

Bedding design collaborations. In this captivating interview, we have the privilege of sitting down with celebrity designer Thom Filicia, renowned for his work on...

All the Trends at High Point Market

High Point trends recap. Beth English and Waynette Goodson highlight some of the new intros and launches at High Point Market — all of...

Design Eye for the Retail Floor

Camilla Franklin shares her 2023 mattress fabric trends forecast — and some handy sales tips. Editor’s note: This year, Managing Editor Waynette Goodson is writing...

On Trend: 6 Sustainable New Products

At the Winter Las Vegas Market, many manufacturers had one thing in common — they were either showcasing a new sustainable product or they...

Buying Into Buying Groups

With these organizations, independent retailers can access discounts and marketing tools, while networking with others across the country. The past two years have been a...

The Coronavirus Marketplace

According to a new survey, the pandemic has increased mattress shopping, with emphasis on king-size models and sleep accessories The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the...

The Ultimate Bedroom Makeover

Hoping to help customers enjoy a soothing, restful night while perking up add-on sales? Expand your business by encouraging shoppers create a sleep sanctuary With...

Millennials Drive Retail Growth

Survey reveals Gen Y are likely to make a major purchase in the next six months. Has the decline of retail been exaggerated? The answer...

True Blue

Pantone has selected Classic Blue as the 2020 Color of the Year. The hue (Pantone 19-4052) is “a reassuring presence instilling calm, confidence and...

What’s Next for Bedding Retailers?

Sleep Savvy outlines the top 20 retail trends to watch for in 2020 to help maintain a thriving business in the new year Hindsight, while...

And They’re Off: Consumers Rush Into Holiday Shopping

A record number of consumers shopped in-store and online over long Thanksgiving weekend This year’s holiday shopping season got off to a strong start with...

Retail Trends: Giant Steps

Smart retailers understand that the shifting retail landscape requires a leap into data collection, personalization and simplicity without losing that oh-so-important human touch The retail...

The digital natives are here

Take a look at the world through their eyes and see how your company stacks up BY SCOTT SNYDER AND MORGAN S. SNYDER  Scott Snyder, a...

Home sharing is becoming more popular

One-third of American adults are participating in a trend called ‘doubling up’ Adult children moving back in with their parents. Parents living with their adult...