Monthly Archives: January 2012

November Bedding Sales Numbers Look Up

According to the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), the dollar value of US mattress shipments jumped 14.4% in November. ISPA reported these results in their November Bedding Barometer report. The report monitors and reflects the performance of 18 large bedding producers where the average unit price was up 11.5% to $217.36 in November. The first 11 months...
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SSA Sleep Products Seminar Shares Best Practices for Profitable ‘Green’ Marketing

Retailers wishing to reach the eco-conscious consumer should consider attending the Specialty Sleep Association's “Making Green on ‘Green"seminar during the upcoming Las Vegas Furniture Market at the World Market Center on Tuesday, January 31, 2012.  The event is open to all market attendees and will be held in the SSA's showroom (C-1350). “Information can pave the way for...
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Magniflex Promotes Mrescotti to North American Sales Director

Embracing its operations here in the states, Magniflex has promoted Stefano Marescotti to North American sales director. He will be responsible for the business growth and development throughout the continent. Marescotti joined Magniflex in 2010 as development manager, facilitating training, customer service and support between the U.S. and Italy. He was responsible for providing strategic counsel...
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Jamison Bedding to Close Georgia Factory

Jamison Bedding announced it will phase out its Albany, GA factory by March 1, 2012, in the effort to consolidate operations and maximize production capacity. The company will transition all customer deliveries, equipment and raw materials to its Gallatin Tennessee. Company president Frank Gorrell said, “the many measures we took over the past few years to...
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