Tag Archives: sealy

Does Tempur-Pedic Really Rank Last In Their Class?

I received my Furniture Today email and was very surprised to see THIS ARTICLE  from my good buddy Dave Perry recapping the most recent Consumer Reports (CR) article on the mattress industry. So what did it say?  That the top dog, … Continue reading

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Brand Blur

My first job in the mattress industry was with Sealy/Stearns and Foster. Back then they taught us how to leverage the Sealy brand to gain floor space and improve market share. To do this, they armed us with a notebook … Continue reading

7 Reasons Coil Counts Matter

When I first got into this business, I worked for Stearns & Foster, which at the time was owned by Sealy but had its own sales force and product development team. We sold Correct Comfort products with 390 12¾-gauge innersprings. … Continue reading

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Will Labor Day Promotions Bring a Pay Day (or do damage)?

According to the latest ISPA statistics, the industry is up a whopping 1.3% in dollars and 1.2% in units through July. The good news is we might be riding a little wave here, with dollars up 5.9% and units up … Continue reading

Round One Commentary on the Warranty Fight, Live on LinkedIn

Mattress warranties have been a very popular subject at the Furniture Today Bedding Conferences thanks to my good buddy, Dave Perry, who continues to put that subject on the front burner. Due to the nature of the issue, it does … Continue reading

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