Due to the government shutdown, we didn’t get the official retail sales report for December until just last week—and the numbers were not good. Retail sales dropped by 1.2% in the last month of 2018, marking the largest drop since September of 2009. At the same time, two major mattress players— Read more
The latest in bedding retail industry news and trends.
Select Comfort Corporation plans to close its Comfortaire third-party retail business as it prioritizes against its consumer innovation strategy, focusing on the advancement its technology with the Sleep Number 360 smart bed. The company stated that maintaining production of Comfortaire products would require significant additional investment to upgrade aging...Read more
Here's a sneak peek at Sleep Retailer News, our forthcoming e-newsletter and your newest resource for the latest updates on the bedding retail industry. Sleep Retailer News was designed to make staying informed as simple as possible. Each newsletter will offer easy-to-skim summaries of some of the most recent industry news stories, highlighting just the key points and...Read more