The Mattress Business – from Local to Global to Digital

Mattresses from local to digital

Beginning with making your own bed with whatever was at hand, then local and national manufacturers of increasingly sophisticated mattresses, we have moved to national and global bedding markets. Now we can stay at home, select our new mattress from any of several types and brands, and have them delivered right to our door in a box we can carry or drag to the bedroom to open and expand. Wherever we go from here, it will not be the same as our ancestors – or even our parents – put a bed in the house.

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Best Price Mattress

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Best Price Mattress, Inc. (BPM) is located in Union City, California, not far south of Zinus in San Leandro. Started in February 2009, it has several mattress stores in the Bay Area, but also sells its mattresses nationwide on its own website and through Amazon and Walmart. Best Price Mattress, Inc. lives up to its name by offering mattresses at lower prices than equivalent models.

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Savvy Rest

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What is a Savvy Rest mattress? It is not a Yogabed, but it is made by a yoga practitioner. In fact, there is a fundamental difference between the Yogabed and Savvy Rest.

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Olee Sleep

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Olee Sleep is a mattress brand of Grantec International with US offices in Carlstadt, New Jersey. There is not much information about the company itself other than its US address and telephone number, email address, and website URL. They also claim “34 years of experience in R&D and manufacturing.”

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Classic Brands

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Classic Corporation began making waterbeds in 1971. This was 20 years before the introduction of memory foam mattresses. Classic Corp. rode the wave to the top as the leading producer of fluid support for sleep. The peak of the wave was in 1987, when 22% of mattress sales in the United States were waterbeds. Waterbed sales, including Classic’s, was still a sizable portion of the American mattress market in 1992, when Sweden’s Fagerdala World Foams established Tempur-Pedic in Lexington, KY to market tempur (memory foam) mattresses in North America. By the end of the decade, sales of waterbeds had declined significantly.

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Signature Sleep

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Signature Sleep, a division of Dorel Industries, Inc. – also known as Dorel Home Products (DHP) – is one of several mattress manufacturers based in Canada.

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Saatva Classic Luxury Innerspring Mattress

More people may now know about Loom & Leaf, Saatva’s memory foam mattress, but their Classic Luxury Innerspring is still their signature model. It has a coil-on-coil construction, and this is why it is the mattress that the new WinkBed is compared to by reviewers.

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WinkBed

WinkBeds, a new company selling its mattress only online, was started, as so many of the others, to bypass the traditional way of making and selling mattresses. The goal was to simplify the process of buying a mattress while cutting the cost. Both goals are achieved by showing and selling the products online and delivering them directly to the consumer.

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