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 of 2011, ISPA reports that bedding unit sales were up 1.6% while the dollar value of bedding shipments was up 9.1%.

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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.