Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Lower income levels hampered demand during the recession as consumers were less likely to invest in high-end adjustable beds and mattresses. Nevertheless, the improved housing market, higher incomes and new technologies in industry products will support growth over the next five years. In particular, the aging population will aid demand, as these consumers typically demand adjustable beds and mattresses more than the younger demographic.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic distribution of adjustable bed and mattress manufacturers largely follows the distribution of the US population and the location of suppliers. This distribution helps industry operators increase the speed of their deliveries and reduce transportation costs. During the past five years, the number of establishments has decreased marginally; however, the spread of the establishments' locations has remained relatively constant.
The Southeast region is estimated to account for about 28.0% of the industry's establishments and 25.2% of the US population. The Great Lakes and West regions have the second- and third-highest number of establishments. The Great Lakes region is heavily concentrated, due to the large number of manufacturing facilities in the area... purchase to read more