It’s Good for Your Bones » Sleep Savvy

To keep your skeletal structure strong and supple, try these 7 steps, including exercising daily and buying a quality mattress Editor’s note: Savvy mattress retailers want to do everything they can help their customers sleep better, including offering them sound advice and tips. Feel free to share this great guidance from Better Sleep Council spokeswoman … Read more

Wrapped in Comfort » Sleep Savvy

Weighted blankets can help ease your customers’ anxieties, stress, health issues and sleep disorders. Consider these benefits and merchandising tips to provide a long winter’s nap SOFT TOUCH Because weighted blankets are designed to provide soothing comfort, manufacturers like PureCare choose soft, cozy fabrics for the outer layer. By improving sleep and reducing Of stress … Read more

Look Under the Bed » Sleep Savvy

Bed frames and platform bases aren’t as sexy as adjustables but still provide value for shoppers ADDED STYLE Malouf’s DuoSupport, with a modern look and recessed legs, is the company’s newest stationary bed frame. Stationary bed bases don’t have the power to raise heads and feet, massage lower backs or connect to smart devices in … Read more

Preparing for a CalRecycle Inspection » Sleep Savvy

If you sell beds in the Golden State, here’s how to be sure you are complying with the mattress recycling law The Mattress Recycling Council’s statewide mattress recycling programs, known to retailers and consumers as Bye Bye Mattress, have operated in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island for more than five years, leading to more than … Read more

Fred’s Beds Finds Success on the North Carolina Coast » Sleep Savvy

Lisa Stansbury Humphrey says futons, available with a variety of fabric choices, are popular. Joel Humphrey takes a break after unloading several mattresses at the Southport store. Customer service, emphasis on premium beds and a catchy name are all part of its winning formula First things first. Yes, There is a Fred behind Fred’s Beds, … Read more

Supply Chain Issues Take Toll on Industry » Sleep Savvy

Big-ticket categories like furniture and appliances also feeling pinch as Covid-19 continues to impact shipments, but shoppers don’t blame retailers About one in 10 shoppers say they not elected to buy a mattress because the product they sought was not available, a new Better Sleep Council survey reveals. Overall, consumers put the blame for product … Read more

Kingsdown Finds New Life » BedTimes Magazine

One of the industry’s most seasoned bedding makers builds on success with a fresh team and a host of products From left to right: Mike James, chair, and Frank Hood, president and chief executive officer, have repositioned Kingsdown in a changing mattress marketplace. It’s a new day for one of the bedding industry’s most enduring … Read more