Bedding purchases rise to $11.7B in '06, or 14% of total spending

French, Dana
November 2007
Furniture/Today;2007 Bedding Yearbook, Vol. 32, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of the Consumer Buying Trends survey by the journal "Furniture/Today," in 2006 in the U.S. It shows that 92 percent of bedding-buying households bought one matress and 3 percent bought three or four. Furniture stores and bedding specialty stores achieved 59 percent of purchases, while queen-size mattresses continued as consumer favorite, accounting for 46 percent of the total dollars spent on bedding. INSET: Methodology.


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