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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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Turmoil at Mattress Firm