Bedgear connects online to brick-and-mortar with AI-driven retail theaters

What’s happening: Bedgear’s new retail theater displays — driven by artificial intelligence — focus on personalized…

Retailers prepare for ‘flat’ year by focusing on new opportunities

Retailers are expecting a flat year, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t opportunity to gain market share and sell higher-ticket items. We check in with a few store owners to get their perspective.

Mattress retailer launches entrepreneurial podcast, hosts Bob Muenkel on first episode

Boise Mattress owner Steve Houk has started the Outlaw Entrepreneur Podcast, which seeks to provide an inspiring platform for our listeners to gain knowledge, create meaningful connections, and achieve their own definition of success on their own terms.

Brooklyn-Helix unveils new corporate identity: 3Z Brands

3Z Brands represents the business evolution of the collective portfolio and will serve as the unifying name for Brooklyn-Helix’s extended family of brands.

Steger’s Furniture & Mattress opens new location in Peoria, Ill.

Steger’s Furniture has added a new 50,000-square-foot furniture and mattress location in Peoria, Ill. that will open in the summer of 2023.

SSB, Tempur Sealy and other drivers shake up the mattress industry in 2023

With SSB’s Chapter 11 filing and Mattress Firm pulling its IPO — taking Tempur Sealy’s acquisition off the table — the industry is shaken up.

5 tips for leading through uncertainty

Axios HQ recently led a webinar titled “5 ways to lead and inspire through uncertainty” with DoorDash VP of Communications and Policy Elizabeth Jarvis-Shean and Axios CEO Jim VandeHei. 

How to talk to customers when they ask about fiberglass in mattresses

Sleep experts take us through why mattresses have fiberglass, and how you can help educate customers on the issue.

Let’s Talk About the Mattress Industry 

Bedding News Now Editor-in-Chief Alex Milstein explains how he plans to tackle industry issues with this new publication.