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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....




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The Coronavirus Marketplace

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

Mattress Replacement Cycle Drops to 8.3 Years

ISPA’s Rogers says research is good news for consumers who benefit from a new...

“Inside the Mind of Today’s Mattress Shopper” – The Importance of...

Terry Cralle, a sleep expert and spokeswoman for the Better Sleep Council, shares why...

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...

Is Your City Wide Awake or Sleepy?

New research from Amerisleep blog shows places where noise, light and caffeine are keeping people up and alert Based on populations of 200,000 residents or...

Going Against the Norm

A new report identifies 4 business priorities for creating a strong customer experience. “Business Growth Report,” a study released by New York-based product-to-consumer software company...

Mattress Replacement Cycle Drops to 8.3 Years

ISPA’s Rogers says research is good news for consumers who benefit from a new mattress. The actual mattress replacement cycle, a metric closely watched in...

“Inside the Mind of Today’s Mattress Shopper” – The Importance of a Great Night’s Rest

Terry Cralle, a sleep expert and spokeswoman for the Better Sleep Council, shares why the mattress industry should be better prepared to talk about...

BSC Study Reveals Shoppers’ Interest in Mattress Sustainability

Younger consumers are more likely to consider sustainability issues when purchasing a mattress. New consumer research conducted by the Better Sleep Council reveals that high...

Retail Mattress Sales Down Again in December

Piper Sandler survey finds mixed expectations about business in first quarter of 2023. Mattress retailers saw a slight improvement in business in December, but sales...

Mattress Sales Remain ‘Challenged’ in November

Retailers report slight sales uptick for Black Friday holiday weekend. Black Friday weekend sales were up slightly, but that was one of the few highlights...

Survey: Mattress Sales Disappointing for Black Friday Weekend

Manufacturers’ mattress promotions for the Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend were elevated, but mattress sales were mixed. That was the reading from Piper Sandler’s preliminary holiday weekend...

Survey: October Mattress Sales Fall 14%

Piper Sandler cites Black Friday as ‘positive selling event’. Retail mattress sales were weaker than expected in October and the fourth-quarter outlook has worsened, a...

BSC Study Reveals Interest in Mattress Sustainability

Younger consumers more likely to consider sustainability issues when purchasing a mattress. New consumer research conducted by the Better Sleep Council reveals that high ethical...

“Inside the Mind of Today’s Mattress Shopper” – Craig McAndrews Profiles Today’s Mattress Consumer

Today’s consumers are already about three-fourths through the buying process before they even begin to interact with a seller — meaning consumers are more...

Survey: Many Consumers Would Pay More for Sustainable Mattress

BSC’s latest consumer survey explores key sustainability issues, finds strong interest among younger consumers. Two-thirds of consumers say they would pay more for a mattress...

ISPA Releases Results of June Mattress Optimism Index

The results of the June International Sleep Products Association Bedding Industry Optimism Index showed a negative outlook. The survey asked mattress producers if their businesses...

New BSC Survey: Shoppers Want to Upgrade to Better Sleep Accessories

And they are most likely to visit big discount retailers or e-commerce sites to make their purchases Sheets and pillows were the most commonly purchased...

“Inside the Mind of Today’s Mattress Shopper” – Survey offers supply chain insights. (And provides some good news for retailers.)

Susan Mathes, vice chair of the Better Sleep Council, analyzes key findings of a supply chain survey conducted by the BSC. https://youtu.be/0mDLyXbE_v0

Mattress Sales Down 6% in January, Survey Says

The new year got off to slow start for bedding retailers, with total delivered mattress sales declining in January by a mean of 6%,...

Mattress Dollars and AUP Up, Units Down to Close Out 2021, Survey Finds

Retailers say hybrids enjoyed strongest sales growth for the year, rising 33% U.S. mattress retailers saw single-digit dollar growth in December, while unit sales remained...

Research Brings King-Size Good News

Consumer shift to larger mattresses would bring more comfort to consumers and more dollars to retailers There could be a king-size installment of good news...

“Inside the Mind of the Mattress Shopper” – with BSC member Tim Witherell

Better Sleep Council member Tim Witherell, vice president/general manager of bedding at Hickory Springs, tells us why mattress shoppers now prefer brick-and-mortar retailers and...

Survey: Consumers Blame Both Manufacturers and Retailers When Products Fail

When a mattress dips in the center, a pillow loses its loft or an adjustable bed base stops functioning, consumers may blame the product...