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% of total bedding unit shipments and about 74% of the wholesale value of those shipments, according to ISPA.
ISPA’s report goes on to say bedding unit shipments are up 1.4% while the cost of these shipments up 7.8%.
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About International Sleep Products Association: Established in 1915, ISPA is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the growth, profitability and stature of the mattress industry. As the industry’s trade organization, ISPA represents over 600 mattress manufacturers and suppliers throughout the world. ISPA provides a wide range of services that benefit its membership. These include exclusive industry surveys and statistics, advocacy support, educational offerings, the industry’s ISPA EXPO trade show, safety research through its Sleep Products Safety Council, consumer research and education through its Better Sleep Council, BedTimes and Sleep Savvy publications, the ISPAEarth™ Industry Sustainability Initiative, and more.