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.

DreamsFasciaNew2016INVESTMENT firm Sun European Partners is considering realising its investment in beds specialist Dreams, according to weekend newspaper reports.

BEDS specialist Dreams is relaunching its Replace Every Eight advertising campaign with a £3 million investment across TV, radio, national press, social channels and video on demand.

warrenEvansFascHIGHER sales and lower costs pushed South East beds and bedroom retail chain Warren Evans back into the black last year.

THE US distributor for premium British mattress brand Spink & Edgar has launched a website aimed at local customers at

dreamsMline2DUTCH wholesaler DBC is returning to the UK market with national beds specialist Dreams to introduce its M Line mattress and bedding programme in stores this summer.

DEMAND for foreign-made sprung and foam based mattresses has lifted by nearly 30 per cent in the first four months of 2016.

airsprungHQBEDS and upholstery group Airsprung has named the successor to Jeff Deeprose, who has left his operations director role to join one of the UK’s fastest growing furniture suppliers.

MANAGEMENT at Tempur Sealy International Inc. have increased their stock buyback authorisation by an additional $200 million (£138 million).

DEWSBURY manufacturer Highgate Beds said sales in 2016 could return to historical highs as it looks to build on double-digit growth achieved in 2014–15.

casperThUS MATTRESS brand Casper is to launch in the UK following high demand from British consumers, the company’s co-founder has confirmed.

sangjattenMULTI-FASCIA European retailer Beter Bed Holding NV has agreed to buy Swedish beds retail chain Sängjätten for an undisclosed sum.

VITAFOAM Block Plant has added a new Maxfoam Omega production line, which it says will aid its ability to innovate with quick lead times.

dreams8DREAMS says its Replace Every 8 campaign “remains core to its business” after it decided to end its agreement with its new marketing agency ahead of plan.