Specialty sleep riding a growth wave

Perry, David
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/27/2006 Supplement, Vol. 31, p29
Trade Publication
The article presents information on specialty sleep producers, and the current trend of growth in the business. The industry source believe that specialty sleep will gain more than one third of the industry share. Opinions of various producers including Denny Boyd, president of Boyd Specialty Sleep, David Karr, president of Comfortaire, and Mike Zippelli, CEO of Dormia is presented.


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