Bedding Industry News

See what’s going on in the mattress and bedding world. Find the latest and greatest on new product launches, retail partnerships and exclusive interviews with leaders in the bedding space.

By Alesandra Woolley

Behind The Scenes Interviews

Read our exclusive interviews with founders and leaders at some of the top mattress companies that are transforming the way we buy mattresses today. Learn why they’re passionate about making products that offer great sleep.

What’s Happening in the Bedding Industry

Read about what’s making headlines in the mattress industry – new products, new trends and shakeups.

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Is Your Sweet Tooth Keeping You Awake?

A new study shows that you might not need expensive therapy or medicines to cure your insomnia.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Reduces Insomnia in Autistic Kids

New research offers hope of sleeping through the night to children with autism and their exhausted parents.

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Small Improvements in Sleep Reap Big Rewards for College Students

Learn how even small increases in sleep duration can improve academic performance and overall health in college students.

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Binge-watching Is Ruining Your Sleep

Learn what happens to our brains when we watch our favorite shows and why we just can’t turn them off.

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Do High Schools Need to Offer Sleep Classes?

A new study shows that a school-based sleep program can have long-term effects on teenagers’ sleep.

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Study Links Short Sleep Duration with Bone Loss

Researchers find another reason why sleep is so important to your health. Read their alarming findings here.

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Deep Sleep’s Role in Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study offers yet another reason why sleep is so important to your health.

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New Study Reveals Link between Deep Sleep Loss and Anxiety

New research shows why regularly getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for your mental health.

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First Responders Are Hardest Hit by Rising Rates of Sleep Loss

The people whose jobs most require them to be well-rested are getting the least amount of sleep. That’s bad news for all of us

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Lack of Sleep Is Harming America’s Children

School-aged children are sleeping less than they should. Inadequate sleep leaves children worse than just feeling tired.

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Your Lack of Sleep Is Making You Gain Weight

A new study shows your lack of shut eye promotes unhealthy food cravings and weight gain.

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New Study Shows That You Can Solve Problems as You Sleep

“Let me sleep on it” may be a legitimate plan for problem-solving, according to a new study.

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Infant Sleepers Tied to Recent Rise in Infant Deaths

Learn about the recent rise in infant deaths and how you can keep your baby safe while sleeping.

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Malouf Assembles Environmental Sustainability Council

Read how Malouf advances their commitment to social responsibility with an internal advisory group aimed at creating healthier employees and a healthier planet.

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Nectar Celebrates Sleep in New Marketing Campaign

Nectar's new marketing campaign encourages people to prioritize sleep in an unconventional way

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California Leads Charge for Later School Start Times

Supporters of a new California law hope to make it easier for teens to achieve their academic and athletic potential and improve their health and wellbeing.

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Study Shows Short Sleeper Syndrome Caused by a Rare Genetic Mutation

Scientists are beginning to unlock the mysteries of short sleeper syndrome which could lead to treatments for sleep disorders.

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To Nap or Not to Nap?

Read some of the latest napping research results and learn how complicated the science of napping really is.

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Study Shows Napping in Moderation May Save Your Life

Researchers find that you can protect your heart simply by napping. But how often? The results will surprise you.

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Online Mattress Brands See Huge Growth in 2018

DTC mattress brands continue to take a bite out of the mattress market. Read here who were the big winners in 2018 and what observers can expect in the future.

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Time for Traditional Mattress Brands to Call a Truce?

Sometimes embracing the enemy is a better business practice than holding a grudge.

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Woman Swallows Ring in Her Sleep: The Effects of Sleep Action

You may have heard of that recent story going viral on Facebook—a woman swallowed her engagement ring in her sleep. Why? She was acting out her dreams.

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Leesa Introduces the Legend Mattress

Leesa launched a new mattress - the Leesa Legend! Learn all about it here.

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Purple Partners with Influencers on New Marketing Campaigns

Purple aims a laser focus on potential customers in a marketing approach that turns traditional advertising on its head.

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Casper: They’re Not Just for Mattresses Anymore

Casper plans to offer everything you need to sleep better. Learn about their new business model here.

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Leesa Available in Brick and Mortar Stores in Canada

Leesa joins an ever-increasing migration of online-only brands to brick and mortar stores.

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Mike Lindell’s Inspiring Autobiography Available for Pre-Order

Mike Lindell wants to share his redemption story to help others launch their own second chance at the good life.

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How Sleep and Breast Cancer Are Related

A recent study in the UK looked at the correlation between sleep schedules (chronotypes) and the risk of breast cancer.

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Fitbit’s New Sleep Score Helps You Understand Your Sleep

Understanding your sleep performance has never been easier with the new Fitbit app.

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Neiman Marcus to Sell Exclusive Mattresses

Newcomers to the bedding industry enter the crowded mattress market with their own specialized brands.

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Sleep Duration Has a Shocking Effect on Heart Attack Risk

A new study published this week shows a surprising correlation between sleep and your risk of having a heart attack.

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A New Pillow Concept for Side Sleepers

A Utah-based entrepreneur has invented a new pillow that may have many side sleepers waking up feeling refreshed and pain free.

Gribetz XT9 mattress sewing machine
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Invention of the Gribetz XT9 Shakes Up the Mattress Industry

Read how a new sewing machine has the potential to revolutionize the mattress industry.

Socially Responsible Malouf Foundation founders Sam and Kacie
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Doing Good: The Bedding Business Makes a Social Impact

Social responsibility is so important to consumers and therefore businesses.

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What Happens to Returned Mattresses?

Did you ever wonder if your new mattress is only new to you? Read on to learn what happens to returned mattresses and how you can be sure the new mattress you paid for is not a pre-owned model.

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From Click to Brick: Why Online Mattress Companies Are Stepping Offline

See why online mattress brands like Casper and Tuft & Needle are opening up physical locations to sell more mattresses.

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Advanced Sleepers or “Extreme Early Birds”: Not as Rare as We Once Thought

Does the early bird always get the worm? Or is advanced sleep phase more crippling than helpful?

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Look-Alike Mattresses: It’s Not Just You

Find out why so many mattresses look and feel the same and how you can make sense of a crowded mattress marketplace.

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Where in the World are People Getting Their Best Sleep?

A recent survey looked at sleep trends across the globe and found where people are getting their worst and best sleep.

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How Much Do CEOs Sleep? Fast Company Asks Around

Learn about the sleep habits of 15 CEOs and find out if sacrificing sleep is necessary for success.

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Awake: The Million Dollar Game Show—Getting Paid for Sleep Deprivation

The impossible Netflix game show where you deprive yourself of sleep for a chance at 1 million dollars.

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Office Nap Pods: Are They Just For Show?

A small but growing number of companies support napping for their employees and some are even purchasing spaces in which to do it.

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Child Bed Poverty Affects Thousands in the US

Every night thousands of children lie their heads on the floor to sleep because they don’t have a bed.

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Where to Donate Your Mattress: A Guide

Getting a new mattress is exciting and ridding yourself of your old mattress can make an impact.

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New Harvard Class on Sleep is Helping Students Prioritize Their Health

Harvard freshman are now required to take Sleep 101, a module educating students on the importance of sleep for their health, before arriving to campus

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Can Taking a Hot Bath Before Bed Improve Sleep?

Read about the new research on bathing and sleep, the results are a pleasant surprise.

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Is My Mattress Releasing Toxins?

Learn about the Environmental Science & Technology study on VOC emissions that everyone is talking about.

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Amazon’s New $130 Private Label Mattress

Understand the risks involved with buying a cheap mattress that's not made in America.

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7 Reasons Why Casper’s Dreamery Did Not Disappoint

Leesa team donating mattresses to those in need as part of their One-Ten initiative
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Mattress Companies That Give Back

Learn about these mattress companies working for a good cause.

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Inside the Kingsdown Production Facility

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Taking the Guesswork out of Mattress Shopping

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Could This Scandinavian Trick Help You Sleep Better?

The Scandinavian method of sleeping with two duvets is making waves in the U.S., promising better sleep and less fighting over the covers.

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Stashing Cash

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Solay Brings TOMS Shoes Model to the Mattress World

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Turmoil at Mattress Firm