Foam: Not just for the extra bedroom anymore

March 2001
Furniture/Today;03/12/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 27, p8
Trade Publication
Discusses mattress producers' promotion of foam mattresses as an upper-end product for the master bedroom that has associated health benefits. Use of higher-priced foams such as latex and visco-elastic memory foam; Foam mattresses to be showcased at the April 2001 Futon Expo and Specialty Sleep Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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