False comparative pricing futon: issue won’t die

Jordan Marsh Stores Corp has agreed to refund $342,000 to customers in a settlement concerning false comparative pricing. Jordan Marsh was accused of inflating retail prices of futon mattresses and box springs to show customers that its sale prices were a big savings. Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger says that “customers have a right to […]

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Factory-directs try to alter image working to dispell the public perception

TORONTO–Factory-directs are working to dispel the public perception of them as fast-talking, discount futon mattress salesmen, and are cultivating an image of bedding consultants who can help to solve sleep and comfort problems. Factory-direct operators meeting in Toronto last month said their biggest challenge is to improve their image. The industry is focusing on quality, […]

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HEILIG-MEYERS TO SELL ITS 236 MATTRESS STORES: DIVESTITURE MAY ENABLE RETAIL GIANT TO PAY DOWN ITS DEBT

As you may know, Heilig-Meyers is going to sell its profitable futon mattress retail store chain, Mattress Discounters. According to a professional analyst, it is recommended action that the company should do to become the largest furniture retailer in this country. Based on the official report, the company‚Äôs managers are considering to divest in 236 […]

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Platform assist: Hatchlift’s super-stout RV Bedlift Kit provides under-mattress storage access without having to use the ol’ noggin for support

One of the most precious commodities in any RV is storage space. While owners take advantage of every nook and cranny, the storage space under a platform bed is generally regarded as highly valuable to house bulky items. The use of gas struts facilitates access, but the factory hardware tends to fail too quickly, leaving […]

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Dial-A-Mattress is rousing lazy bed buyers

Who shops for bedding at 2 a.m.? Robert Klein, president and co-owner of Dial-A-Mattress, thinks the question instead should be: Where can you get a brand-name mattress for bargain prices delivered to your door in two hours? He and Geoffrey Chasin this month opened the Norwood franchise that offers an “800” number to purchase bedding […]

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Let your fingers find a mattress – via telephone

Traditional retailers doubt marketing When Dial-A-Mattress U.S.A. ventured into the South Florida market last year, it really realized that the move would leave its principals counting more dollars than sheep, and so soon. In the year since the New York-based direct retailer of bedding opened its first Florida distribution center in Deerfield Beach, it has […]

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