Monthly Archives: September 2011

Specialty Sleep Association brings Innovative Bedding Products Hub to High Point Market

CHARLOTTE – The Specialty Sleep Association’s new High Point showroom, which debuted in April, will feature among its other member exhibitors Spring Air International, a first for the Top 15 bedding producer, which qualified for the SSA’s Environmental and Safety Level II seal in July. The organization’s 5,000-square-foot showroom in the International Home Furnishings Center...
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Kingsdown Veteran Tom McLean Retires

MEBANE, NC – It was 1969, and Tom McLean had just finished a tour with the U.S. Marine Corps and was back home mulling the next chapter in his life. Splitting his time between running a local family landscape business and managing a restaurant, a friend and mentor suggested he apply for a trainee position...
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Sleep Innovations Introduces Pet Products at New York Home Textiles Market

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ -- Sleep Innovations, a market leader in designing and manufacturing advanced foam sleep solutions, unveiled a new line of memory foam products for pets including beds, mats and crate mats. Designed with Sleep Innovations' innovative memory foam technology, pet parents can now provide their four-legged family members with the same level of...
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It’s Time to Get Social:Social Media Can Drive Sales

By: Christopher Schriever  Published in the Fall 2010 issue.  Thanks in part to social media’s increasing popularity, vast reach and potential to directly communicate with customers, businesses in nearly every industry have incorporated it into their marketing strategies. Mattress manufacturers have even started using it to introduce new products and build or maintain their company’s reputation....
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