HUGE revenue gains thanks to February acquisition of Sleepys retail chain

THIRD straight year of growth, as Dura Beds expands manufacturing operation

PORTUGUESE bedroom retailer becomes first overseas Mammoth stockist

DIVINE Sleep Limited operated a vehicle without MOT for four months

NEWLY created sales and marketing director role at Dewsbury bed maker

OPENS new space in the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre

tempurMatPREMIUM mattress maker matches key sales differentiator of rival disrupters, and makes big marketing push

NEARLY two-thirds of traffic comes from mobile devices

DIVERSIFIED industrial giant one of the “Big 3” suppliers of foam to mattress and upholstery producers

PAN-European retail group acquired Sängjätten in June

ONLINE retailer goes on to raise millions through rights issue

BBC has been working with the National Bed Federation for the past six months

SilentnightStudioThSOFT launch underway with retailer; targets more at September trade launch; Mattress construction and proposition differs from rivals thanks to complete bed offer

FOLLOWS UK and European launch earlier this summer

DEVELOPMENTS allow heritage brand meet price-points with “more comfortable” pocket-sprung units

REPLACES Tony Bryant, who retires at the end of August

FOAM products source also launching high-density foam mattress line

TAKES investment this year to approaching £2.5 million

MATTRESS imports to Britain jumped by almost a third in the first half of 2016 with sprung construction outpacing foam filled goods.

LEEDS mattress and bed technology group Harrison Spinks has created a new Head of Business Change role as it targets doubling sales within five years.

THE SHIRE Bed Company has launched an entry level mattress programme targeting the guest bed sector with its first ever line of vacuum-packed mattresses.

mattressmanFasciaBEDS specialist Mattressman will reach 20 stores with planned openings by the end of 2016 as it looks to build on strong revenue growth in the year to end March.

silentnightHQBRITAIN’S biggest beds manufacturer Silentnight posted EBITDA up by a fifth as group sales climbed 9.9 percent in the year to end January.

BRITAIN’S bed makers are pioneering efforts to reduce the amount of mattresses ending up in landfill, according to the second NBF Mattress Recycling Report.

tempurFlexREVENUE advanced 5.2 percent to $804.4 million (£611.7 million) for bedding giant Tempur Sealy International Inc. in the second quarter of 2016.

DreamsFasciaNew2016BEDS specialist Dreams paid back more than £30 million of debt in a little over a year through 2015–16 on the back of higher output and strong cash generation.

BEDS manufacturer The Shire Bed Company has followed its recent Yorkshire factory expansion with a further investment in machinery.

STEINHOFF International Holdings NV is to acquire a 50 percent equity stake in Cofel, the market-leading French beds manufacturer and a subsidiary of Grupo Pikolin SL.

TRADE association the National Bed Federation has created a new and unified version of its NBF Approved Big Tick logo, which is used by its audited members.

STEINHOFF UK Bedding Group has invested £2.2 million to build what it describes as the most aerodynamic and fuel efficient vehicle fleet in the UK bedding sector.



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