Category Archives: Industry

Kingsdown’s Sleep to Live Institute Debuted on The Doctors

The Sleep to Live Institute’s Dr. Robert Oexman appeared on the Emmy Award winning show “The Doctors” on CBS, in a segment dedicated to sleep. Before a live studio audience, Dr. Oexman took host and pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears through a detailed demonstration of Kingsdown Inc.’s bedMATCH™ system. The system uses 18 statistical measurements...
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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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