10 bedding specialists deliver growth sermon

Perry, David
June 2007
Furniture/Today;6/25/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 41, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on the performance of 10 bedding specialists on the 2007 Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores. These 10 bedding specialists posted a collective 19.8% increase in sales to $2.96 billion. They also earned a 12.1% gain in store count to 2,462 units. Sleep Train Inc., Mattress Giant Corp., Rockaway Bedding, Mattress Discounters Corp. and Sit 'n Sleep are some of the bedding retailers on the Top 100 list.


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