Luxury beds brand Somnus has promoted a key executive to the new position of European sales and marketing director as part of a series of moves that expands its sales force.

EBITDA climbed 50 per cent at luxury bed manufacturer Hypnos in the year to end June as the group made the most of rising demand.

Trading standards is backing UK bed manufacturers after it awarded the National Bed Federation’s Code of Practice Assured Advice status.

Gainsborough Beds has open a second showroom with a permanent space in the Harrington Mills complex in Long Eaton.

Mattress and bedding giant Tempur Sealy has defended its record and management after coming under fire from an activist shareholder.

hypnosBedSales at Hypnos grew by a fifth for a second successive year in 2014 as the bed manufacturer capitalised on growing demand in the retail sector.

Memory foam pioneer Tempur has launched mattresses featuring springs for the first time, but its UK md says there are no plans to launch the line here.

Premium bedroom and lifestyle retailer Feather & Black is launching the London Collection, a British themed beds range featuring what it describes as the UK’s highest spec mattress.

This year marks the 175th anniversary of premium bed brand Somnus, with celebrations to kick off with two special edition launches today.

The group behind emerging mattress and bed base retailer Memory Foam Warehouse says it has re-engineered its product line and cost base to reverse 2013–14 trading losses.

Mattress and divan beds supplier Breasley Consumer Products is reorganising its structure to create an office-based operations team to support the appointment of two divisional directors.

dreams-co-fasciaBed specialist Dreams has launched its £6m seasonal marketing campaign including its first ever investment in the video-on-demand space.

Yorkshire beds group Harrison Spinks has launched a dedicated Contract division headed up by one of the sector’s most experienced executives.

Paris, FRA. — Simmons Bedding Group owner Cauval Industries has hired the former head of IKEA France Jean-Louis Baillot as chief operating officer.

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