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Adjustable Bed Trends: Sleep & Lifestyle Benefits in Comfort & Technology

Makers of power foundations are adding practical, life-enhancing features while focusing on affordability, too. When it comes to buying adjustable bases, today’s consumers seek good...




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I Wish I Had Thought of That!

Sleep Savvy offers a retrospective of previous Retail Road Trips, highlighting best practices and brilliant...

The Original Mattress Factory Builds on the Basics

As a direct-to-consumer pioneer, the Cleveland-based manufacturer-retailer continues its tradition of hand-built, quality mattresses...

Sleeping with a Partner

The latest Better Sleep Council research delves into bed partners and sleep. Every day, Retail...

4 in 5 People in Relationships Are Losing Sleep

A third of Americans look forward to nights their partner isn’t home — because they get the bed to themselves, according to new research....

Out With the Old, In With the New

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...

The Importance of Sleep for Athletes

New research shows the role of sleep for peak performance. If you’re an athlete — or the parent of one — you know frequent practice...

Mattress Warehouse Success: The Winning Formula Behind the Second-Largest Independent Mattress Retailer

The second-largest independent mattress retailer in the United States has found its winning formula. What’s large, yellow and has a several-foot-wide smile? It’s Matty, Mattress...

2024: Embracing Renewal and Resilience in the New Year

After the ups and downs of 2023, there’s a lot to look forward to in 2024. Hello from 2024! Crazy, right? Ushered in with loud...

Calming Color Trends: Exploring the Psychology of Hues in Design

The 2024 colors of the year bring a sense of calm. Think of your favorite color. Whatever comes to mind is one of the nearly...

Shop Talk by Sleep Savvy | Year in Review

This year brought technological advancements, a brand new website, and ups and downs in our industry. Through it all, Shop Talk has been here...

How to Manage Children’s Sleep During the Holiday Season

While this time of year is packed with fun holiday activities, it’s also ripe for sleep disruptions. Between gatherings with families and friends and...

What I Learned From Mattress Mack

40 years of retail visits revealed that the journey to excellence is ongoing. Suddenly, I was in charge of the mattress department at Gallery Furniture. But...

Beauty Sleep While on the Go

How to feel well-rested when traveling. With the holidays upon us, you’re likely in for a bit of traveling. Whether it’s by plane, train or...

Chronic Insomnia? Try These Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Although the holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, it can also be a source of added stress due to traveling or...

Making History

From the earliest iterations of sleep products to now, innovation is the cornerstone of the industry. Every night, we fall asleep on mattresses, rest our...

U.S. News & World Report Releases 2023 Sleep Survey

Did you know that November is National Sleep Comfort Month? To coincide, U.S. News & World Report released its annual survey regarding the sleep...

Weekend Sleep Warriors

It takes more than two days to recover from a week of poor sleep, according to research. Sleeping Less Than Five Hours: A Risk to...

Imagining a Dramatic New Look for Mattress Stores

Immersive Van Gogh shows and Barnes & Noble transformation offer clues for change. It’s time to imagine an exciting new future for mattress stores. Our...

Have You Experienced Sleep Paralysis? The Science Behind the Spooky Phenomenon

Sleep paralysis is an unsettling occurrence of waking up but feeling as though you can’t move. According to the Sleep Foundation, 75% of those...

New Study Reveals the Apps Keeping Americans Up at Night

So, you’ve had a long day and it is time for bed. Do you go straight to sleep or reach for your phone, ready...

Taking a Beat

Even in slower moments, opportunities abound. Hello, everyone! In Beth English’s column in the July/August issue, she was kind enough to introduce me. For those...

What Country Gets the Best Night’s Sleep? 2023 Worldwide Sleep Habits

Getting a good night’s rest knows no borders — after all, all human beings require sleep — but some countries’ populations are better than...

Day in the Life

If you studied how people across the world spend their time, here’s what an average day would look like. No matter what we do with...

Selling the Better Sleep Package

Sweet Dreams Mattress & Furniture wins with a powerful package strategy. There’s a lot of talk in mattress retail circles about selling better sleep. But...