Tempur-Pedic's success spawns new competition

Thomas, Larry
May 2006
Furniture/Today;5/29/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 37, p37
Trade Publication
The article discusses the business success of bedding manufacturer Tempur-Pedic. According to company president and chief executive Thomas Bryant, the success of the company's viscoelastic foam mattress has spawned numerous competing products. Bryant said the company has to rely on the strong brand name and reputation it has built over the past ten years to make itself stand out among the many brand names in the market.


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