Foreign exchange: commerce company exports mattresses to address Chinese consumers’ worries about product safety

In the past few years, Chinese consumers have unwittingly bought fake French wine and famously shopped at a bogus Apple store stocked entirely with counterfeits. More alarmingly, they’ve fallen victim to tainted baby formula, glow-in-the-dark pork and phony birth-control pills. Each new incident seems more frightening than the last. But in that environment, executives at […]

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CPSC Reviews Mattress Safety, Small flame bench scale test recommended

On August 23, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a briefing package developed by Commission staff detailing the need for a national standard on mattress flammability and specifically focusing on open-flame ignition of mattresses and bedding, especially queen size futon mattresses. These briefing packages–which will likely be voted upon by the three CPSC […]

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SELLING SLEEP: BUILDING A BILLION-DOLLAR MATTRESS COMPANY

When you hear the word “Purple,” your mind thinks of a lot of things: grapes and eggplants, violets in the sunshine, “drank.” You typically don’t think of mattresses, or particularly queen size futon mattress. But that’s what we are: a comfort technology manufacturer that creates products that make life a little cozier. Our technology–which is […]

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The World of Futon Mattresses – industry

The worldwide economy these days has faced up with many difficulties from the East to the West, the North to the South. Therefore, people are all in thrifty mode and must consider carefully before deciding to spend money for anything. When it comes to the payment, people are more cautious. Just until the item is […]

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Specialty delivers: national mattress chains are rising to the fore

THE LANDSCAPE OF MATTRESS retailing is changing with the development of a new creature: the federal specialty shop, or “category killer” Regional chains like Mattress Giant and Mattress Company have expanded their presence throughout the country, and have fostered their shop counts or by opening doorways. Inserting 1800mattress.com –that has 100 showrooms and , through […]

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Sale of Ohio Mattress set

However, Wuliger will remain chairman and CEO CLEVELAND — The future of this Ohio Mattress Co., the world’s largest bedding company, that is slated to be sold for about $980 million, will break within the hands of the family that established it. Ernest M. Wuliger, chairman and chief executive officer, will stay at the helm […]

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Computer soft sell; Dial-a-Mattress rides superhighway

Dial-a-Mattress Franchise Corp., which sells mattresses by phone, has increased earnings 50 percent by selling via Internet and online services. Along with two websites, Dial-a-Mattress utilizes CompuServe and Bloomberg. Typical price per sale diverse from $2.60 to $5.75, and the average online sale was 557, when compared with the organization’s overall average sale of $450. […]

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