TITLE

Innerspring makers defend their turf

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/21/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the defense made by the innersprings manufacturers of their products. Innerspring makers, such as Leggett & Platt (L&P), present what they say are the advantages of innersprings which they based on studies like one by the Kansas State University which shows that these products provide better sleep environment than airbeds or memory foam. The three benefits of innerspring beddings according to the L&P are also presented.
ACCESSION #
33287632

 

Related Articles

  • Harrison Beds starts global Revolution with L&P deal. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;10/09/98, Issue 5109, p2 

    Focuses on bed maker Harrison Beds' licensing deal with Leggett & Platt for its Revolution spring system. Terms under deal; Features of Revolution systems used in beds offered by subsidiary Spink & Edgar; Introduction of commercial and renamed version of Revolution.

  • L&P introduces VertiCoil innerspring. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;4/28/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 33, p1 

    The article reports on the new product of Legget & Platt (L&P), called VertiCoil innerspring. L&P claims that Verticoil is the latest advance in sleep technology and the offset coil provides improved deflection reducing muscle tension at a value price. L&P's sales and marketing executive...

  • Technology Marks Basics Intros. Sanfilippo, Michele // Home Textiles Today;11/1/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p2 

    Reports on the strategy of Leggett & Platt Inc. in roll-out new technology with Vitalize KoolRest and a Revitalize antimicrobial and antiibacterial aroma therapy line of beddings in the U.S. Product specification; Availability of the beddings; Changes in the company's product innovation and...

  • Online tools for sales associates gaining traction. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;2/9/2015, Vol. 39 Issue 24, p18 

    The article reviews the websites Sleep-Geek, located at www.sleep-geek.com, by Leggett & Platt, producer of sleeping products, and SleepSells.com by the bedding firm Simmons.

  • L&P sets Jan. Vegas bedding components show. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;12/19/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p6 

    The article reports that Leggett & Platt Inc. (L&P) will hold its own trade show for bedding makers in Las Vegas, Nevada. The "Leggett Presents" event will feature machinery from the company's Global Systems Group, and innersprings, foam and fiber from the L&P Bedding Components and Hanes units....

  • Leggett & Platt gets strong reaction to big machinery. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;4/19/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p212 

    Reports on the product introduction of the bedding firm Leggett & Platt Inc. at the Expo 2004 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Response of customers to the introduction; Sales performance of the company; Features of the products.

  • As industry struggles, so does Leggett & Platt. Thomas, Larry // Furniture/Today;6/25/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p69 

    Comments on issues pertaining to the bedding industry in the United States as of June 25, 2001. Financial challenges facing Leggett & Platt; Revision of the International Sleep Products Association's forecast for 2001.

  • Leggett & Platt's Spring Alive Tour. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;2007 Bedding Yearbook, Vol. 32, p36 

    The article reports on the launch of the "Spring Alive Tour," a trip which promotes the health benefits of a good night's sleep by Leggett & Platt Inc. on September 17, 2007 in Carthage, Missouri. A delegation of the company's officials and bedding industry consultants calls on retailers to...

  • L&P's bright Idea Center. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;4/23/2007 Supplement, Vol. 31, p36 

    The article focuses on Carthage, Missouri-based bedding retailer Leggett & Platt's Idea Center, the flagship in the company's effort to reassert its leadership as an innovator in the home furnishings industry. The author reports that the company signed an agreement with Invention Machine Corp....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics