Monthly Archives: October 2011

Average Unit Prices Increase as Mattress Sales Rise 12.3% in August

The industry held onto strong performance in August with the average bed unit rising 3.1% in price contributing to an overall rise monthly rise in sales of 12.3%. Industry sales are reported by the International Sleep Products Association's study of the top 18 bedding producers in the states. Sales from these 18 producers account for 65%...
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Better Sleep Council Launches Education Videos

The Better Sleep Council (BSC) collaborated with lifestyle and relationship expert Lissa Coffey on a three-part video series emphasizing how sleep and the mattress contributes to overall health and well-being. “We produced these videos to provide mattress manufacturers and retailers with greater access to Better Sleep Council resources,” said Karin Mahoney, director of communications for the...
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Simmons Announces Additional Changes with Tim Oakhill Leaving the Company

Simmons announced today that longtime executive vice president, Tim Oakhill is leaving the company immediately. Gary Fazio, company CEO, said that he and Mark Owen, senor vice president, will assume responsibilities for the time being. A replacement is expected. No further details are available at the time. About Simmons Bedding Company: Atlanta-based Simmons is one of the...
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Jamison Promotes John Steele to Newly Created Sales Post

John Steele—a decade-long veteran of Jamison Bedding—has been promoted to the newly created position of director of sales for the company, announced Ken Hinman, senior vice president of sales and marketing. Steele will concentrate on building and supporting current Jamison business,...
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