Are Your Profits Sustainable?

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I have been really thinking hard about where the industry is right now and the foam category has me a little perplexed. It is sort of funny if you think about it because not too long ago, the industry had successfully commoditized innerspring to a point that it was all about a $59 twin lead […]

Bold Predictions And My 2017 Challenge To You

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Mark Kinsley and I just recorded another podcast for sleep-geek.com that should publish in a few weeks, and in it we make some bold predictions for 2017. Making predictions is really pretty stupid when you think about it because there is very little upside to getting it right and when you get it wrong; well, your […]

Does Tempur-Pedic Really Rank Last In Their Class?

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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, the guys that created the entire memory foam class have dropped to last place based […]