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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    July 28, 2016

    How Sealy made me Almost Famous

    If you are wondering how your friendly mattress writer recently morphed into a bandana-wearing, tattoo-covered heavy metal rocker, the answer is simple: It’s Sealy’s fault. I was minding my own business the other day, following the finer points of encased coil designs and gel memory foam permutations, when my friends at Sealy tuned in to the Twitterverse and sent me a lullaby. It is, frankly, a delightful lullaby, saluting me for “getting the scoop” and getting “a lot done” at market through “really hard work.” It ends with a call to action: “Please write about us.” The team ...

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  • David Perry

    Mattress Math

    David Perry

    July 27, 2016

    4 reasons that bed sizes matter

    17 Percent share of mattress purchases for twin-sized bedding. Why it matters: Because size matters. It’s a matter of dollars and cents. Our Consumer Buying Trends Survey asked consumers what bed sizes they purchased and how much they spent on their beds. As we all know, prices go up (generally speaking) as beds get larger. The median amount of money spent on a twin-sized mattress, our survey found, was $225. Keep that price in mind as we go through the rest of our survey data. 17 Percent share of mattress purchases for full-sized bedding. Why it matters: Full-sized mattresses ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    July 27, 2016

    Boyd, Therapedic, Symbol on don’t-miss list for Vegas

    In the category of “what is old is new,” Boyd Specialty Sleep is bringing a hybrid waterbed line to the upcoming Las Vegas Market. OK, Boyd’s four-model izone line is more than just a waterbed offering, as it also features air and memory foam, but it recalls the customization that was a hallmark of waterbeds with seven “calibrators” inside the mattress that are filled with water to various settings so that the bed will automatically adjust to the sleeper’s height, weight and sleep position. That line is one of the most intriguing new mattress offerings on tap at ...

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POSH

Posh from HTT

Welcome to POSH, the new publication on the luxury home textiles market from Home & Textiles Today. Take a look and you’ll see features on fashion, but there’s also much more on demographics, marketing and trend directions. And watch for the debut later this summer of the POSH e-newsletter as well as the next print edition this winter. Click on the cover image above to take you to the digital edition of the very first POSH.

See the issue.