Specialty sleep hits rough patch

Perry, David
July 2008
Furniture/Today;7/21/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on specialty beds particularly on its performance in the market. Specialty sleep beds which generally cost at $1,000 and up help retailers capture more customers. For retailers,it is indeed a development that is to be welcomed. The phenomenal thing about sleep bed is the work of two seemingly invulnerable specialty bed producers, the TempurPedic and Select Comfort.


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