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What is driving the trends of buying mattress online

Purchasing a new mattress is a critical decision, reason being we spend almost one-third of our lives on it. With advancements in technology & recent explosion of online mattress retailers, the procedure of buying a mattress online has been made easier than ever. Long gone are the days when people would spend their weekends at the local mattress outlets, testing a colossal amount of beds & king size mattress that all seemed to feel the same. Perplexed by the plethora of mattresses,...

Symbol Mattress: Comfortable, Durable and Pocket Friendly

Ever wondered what’s the key to happiness and well-being? Some of you may give money as the top priority. A study conducted by a renowned Journal revealed something out of the ordinary. In the survey, people were asked to choose between money and sleep. The result of the experiment depicted clear support to a sound slumber. The Living Well Happiness Index, a major choice of innovative research developed by National Center for Social Research and Oxford Economics in the UK, brought...

Tempurpedic Mattresses – The Only Mattress You Need for a Leisure Sleep

The Tempurpedic mattresses are one of the best mattress options you can find. This widely known mattress brand has served people for years and has earned a respectable image in the industry. This mattress brand has a targeted market which covers mid to luxury level mattresses. These mattresses are prone to infringe your system security and expose it to other major issues. The Tempurpedic mattress is a brand that has a really good reputation. There are many positive factors about the...

Mattress Protectors: Protecting Your Mattress and Yourself

Protecting Your Mattress and Yourself So you are buying or have just bought a new mattress. The sales person at the store, customer service rep on the phone, or the website selling the mattress recommends buying a mattress protector, too. "Why," you ask, "do I need a mattress protector?" Good question. Why or why not? We don't like the idea. For one thing, it's one more thing to buy. For another thing, we may remember the uncomfortable plastic sheets our parents put on mattresses when we...

Better Mattresses and Mattress Selection through Pressure Mapping

Better Mattresses and Mattress Selection through Pressure Mapping Pressure mapping is not exactly new to the bedding industry. It has been used to test mattresses at least since 2012, when Scott Braddam used it to evaluate mattresses on Beds.org, for example in his review of the Select Comfort Sleep Number Classic Series. By 2013, Kingsdown was using it in matching a customer with the right mattress. Pressure map sequence for Select Comfort Sleep Number Classic Series What is...

What Chemicals Are in My Bedding?

What Chemicals Are in My Bedding? The public, not only in America, but in Europe and the rest of the world, has become keenly aware of the use of chemicals in commonly used items. One major industrial firm1 used the slogan, "Better Living Through Chemistry" until dropping it in response to public concerns over the effects of many chemical compounds on health and the environment. It has become fashionable to deride or hold in suspicion anything labeled "chemical" or "synthetic." But this...

Boxable Adjustable Beds

Boxable Adjustable Beds For a decade, the momentum of mattress-in-a-box e-commerce has been building. From only a very few companies selling mattresses online which are compressed, rolled up into boxes, and shipped via UPS or FedEx, it has expanded to several new firms specializing in this product line. Now most major manufacturers and retailers are entering this market segment. Mattresses are being followed by adjustable beds. Leggett & Platt had already been delivering adjustable...

Marketing Mattresses Online

Marketing Mattresses Online What is Amazon best known for? Online shopping. Amazon began with selling books over the Internet and delivering them through the Post Office, UPS and FedEx. Now they sell almost anything, including beds, mattresses, pillows and sheets. More than just an online store, now Amazon is a marketplace, with manufacturers and distributors posting their products on Amazon. Likewise, eBay has expanded from an Internet auction site to a marketplace. In addition, eBay...

The Giants Strike Back: Established manufacturers challenge the upstarts

The Giants Strike Back: Established manufacturers challenge the upstarts For the last few years there has been a proliferation of start-up companies selling mattresses only online and shipping them directly to the customer in a cardboard box. Just a few of the newcomers are Yogabed, Casper Sleep, Tuft & Needle, Lull and Leesa. The mattress-in-a-box trend actually started in 2006 with BedInABox, which began selling mattresses online, compressing and rolling them, and shipping them in...

Float Like a Boat on a Waterbed

The title of this post sounds like either an ad or a put-down of waterbeds. When waterbeds hit the market in the early 1970s, some people remarked, "You call that a bed?" But waterbeds became wildly popular. In 1987, they constituted about 22% of mattress sales in the United States. So what are waterbeds? Why did they become popular? Why did they decline? And where are waterbeds today? Waterbeds are also called water mattresses and flotation beds. The modern waterbed is like a water...

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