Bedding Insights 2017

Join Bedding Editor David Perry for a new video feature called Bedding Insights. The videos will look at key issues in the bedding industry, and will include interviews with industry leaders. Dave will tackle serious subjects, but also have some fun. (Videos sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

 

 

 

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  • Bedding Editor David Perry visits with Tom Hill of Simmons to learn about new BeautySleep and Beautyrest beds in a box, which will retail from $499 to $999. Hill has details of the new beds.

    Simmons gets in a box

    Simmons gets in a box

    Bedding Editor David Perry visits with Tom Hill of Simmons to learn about new BeautySleep and Beautyrest beds in a box, which will retail from $499 to $999. Hill has details of the new beds. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added November 7, 2017 | Permalink

  • Nicole Slinger at Symbol

    Climate-control a key at Symbol

    Climate-control a key at Symbol

    Nicole Slinger, recently named vice president of specialty sleep products at Symbol, talks about Symbol's growing commitment to the climate-control bedding category with new innerspring models in the SleepFresh line. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added October 24, 2017 | Permalink

  • Good vibrations at Customatic

    Good vibrations at Customatic

    Good vibrations at Customatic

    Phil Sherman of Customatic Adjustable Bedz talks about the company’s new pulsing VibraSense mattress, an adjustable bed designed to give consumers a better sleeping experience. (Video sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added October 3, 2017 | Permalink

  • E-commerce bedding update with Magnusson

    E-commerce bedding update

    E-commerce bedding update

    Mike Magnuson, the CEO of GoodBed.com, talks about the rapid growth of the online mattress category, which sees the entry of a new player every week. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added September 19, 2017 | Permalink

  • Therapedic President Gerry Borreggine

    Sorting out industry statistics

    Sorting out industry statistics

    Bedding Editor David Perry gets an industry business update from Therapedic President Gerry Borreggine, who also talks about the growing focus on boxed beds. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added September 5, 2017 | Permalink

  • Preview of Magowitz Golf Classic

    Preview of Magowitz Golf Classic

    Preview of Magowitz Golf Classic

    Roger Magowitz, the founder of the Seena Magowitz Golf Classic, previews activities at the upcoming event, set for Aug. 26-28 in Boston. Bedding Editor David Perry offers his endorsement of the event. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added August 16, 2017 | Permalink

  • Gold Bond talks futons

    Gold Bond talks futons

    Gold Bond talks futons

    Bedding independent Gold Bond is doing well with an often overlooked category: Futons. President Bob Naboicheck gives Bedding Editor David Perry the details.

    Added August 1, 2017 | Permalink

  • Therapedic video

    Therapedic's promotional push

    Therapedic's promotional push

    Top 10 bedding producer Therapedic has added a traffic-building line to its Bravura Collection. President Gerry Borreggine tells Bedding Editor David Perry why those price points are critical. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added July 18, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bedding Insights 03 july 2017

    Live from the White House

    Live from the White House

    OK, maybe not the actual White House in Washington, but there is a picture of the White House in Sleepwell's High Point showroom, and Bedding Editor David Perry recently stopped by to get a surprising bedding scoop. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added July 3, 2017 | Permalink

  • PureCare's accent on sleep accessories increases sales

    PureCare's accent on sleep accessories increases sales

    PureCare's accent on sleep accessories increases sales

    Bedding Editor David Perry talks about the importance of adding sleep accessories to the ticket and displaying them well when he visits one of PureCare’s market showrooms.

    Added June 20, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bedding Insights at Bedding Conference

    Building bikes, helping kids: the bedding industry gives back

    Building bikes, helping kids: the bedding industry gives back

    Attendees at Furniture Today's Bedding Conference assembled bikes at a team-building event sponsored by E.S. Kluft, and then gave them to students at a nearby elementary school. These are the highlights of that charity benefit. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added June 6, 2017 | Permalink

  • Jim Nation Bedding Insights

    American Adjustables sees more growth in the bedding market

    American Adjustables sees more growth in the bedding market

    Bedding veteran Jim Nation got comfortable on an American Adjustables base at the recent High Point Market to talk about that Southerland unit's growing adjustable bed base business. Bedding Editor David Perry conducted the interview. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added May 16, 2017 | Permalink

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    The (wide) world of King Koil

    The (wide) world of King Koil

    Top 10 bedding producer King Koil is uniting its licensees around the world under the "One Brand Drives Demand" banner. Bedding Editor David Perry gets a global update from King Koil President Owen Shoemaker.  (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added May 2, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bedding insights

    Tempur Pedic unveils 'powerful' campaign

    Tempur Pedic unveils 'powerful' campaign

    Bedding Editor David Perry talks to Terry Brophey of Tempur Sealy International about the new "This Sleep is Power" campaign that supports the Tempur-Pedic line. (Video sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added April 18, 2017 | Permalink

  • Beautyrest Bedding Insights

    Beautyrest goes for the silver

    Beautyrest goes for the silver

    Bedding Editor David Perry talks with Jim Gallman of Simmons about the new Beautyrest Silver line, which includes a number of new cool-sleeping technologies. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added April 4, 2017 | Permalink

  • Symbol Mattress Bedding Insights

    Bedding Insights: Symbol freshens SleepFresh line

    Bedding Insights: Symbol freshens SleepFresh line

    Bedding Editor David Perry gets a look at the refreshed temperature-contol line recently debuted by Symbol Mattress. Symbol President Mike McQuiston provides the details. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added March 21, 2017 | Permalink

  • Kim Fisher is president of Talalaly Global

    Dog days at Talalay Global

    Dog days at Talalay Global

    Talalay Global welcomed therapy dogs to its Las Vegas Market showroom to tout its new Barkalay by Talalay dog bed. Bedding Editor David Perry got the scoop from Kim Fisher, Talalay Global's president. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added March 7, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bedding Insights with Protect a Bed

    Protect-A-Bed on filling the basket with accessories

    Protect-A-Bed on filling the basket with accessories

    Bedding Editor David Perry talks to John Rachid of Protect-A-Bed about the importance of adding sleep accessories to bedding sales tickets. (Video series sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added February 21, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bob Sherman at Vegas

    Bob Sherman shares his vision for Restonic

    Bob Sherman shares his vision for Restonic

    Bedding Editor David Perry sat down with bedding veteran Bob Sherman at the recent Las Vegas Market and asked him about his growth plans at Restonic. (Coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added February 7, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bedding Insights Kids

    A natural strategy for youth beds

    A natural strategy for youth beds

    Gold Bond President Bob Naboicheck says his new youth line uses natural materials to provide better sleep for kids. Bedding Editor David Perry has the details. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added January 17, 2017 | Permalink

  • Bedding Insights

    Kingsdown aims high

    Kingsdown aims high

    Vintage looks are in for 2017 at Kingsdown, CEO Frank Hood tells Bedding Editor David Perry. Hood discusses the company's new Vintage Collection. (Video coverage sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

    Added January 3, 2017 | Permalink