Las Vegas Market is in full swing as you read this. Bedding producers, suppliers, and retailers from all over the world are in attendance to see what cool new stuff manufacturers have come up with to help drive sales in 2013. For the mattress industry, January market is the Super Bowl. If you are going […]
Labor Day weekend was a huge success for many of the majors. Retail is claiming increases anywhere from 5-15% for the most part while manufacturers are hinting at 5% up to 30% in some cases. (It sounds like somebody is taking some market share.) This is great news for the industry and important as we head […]
If you have been reading this blog very long, you know that I am a big fan of creative and innovative solutions to complex problems. One of the most innovative companies in our industry is Ashley Furniture, and folks, they have done it again. They recently announced the launch of 50 sleep shops they are […]
After attending High Point Furniture Market, I am not sure what to think. I have been going to that market for ages, but about six years ago I stopped because Las Vegas opened up and all of the bedding people went there. Now, all the mattress people are back at High Point and we are going […]
It’s incredibly important for us to be communicating with RSAs, considering they are on the front line with consumers. This gives great insight for our future marketing plans.