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 Products Chapter
Industry operators design, market and manufacture adjustable mattresses, which are estimated to account for 56.1% of revenue. Adjustable mattresses are produced in the same sizes as traditional mattresses, including twin, full, queen and king. However, many adjustable beds are split down the center to provide two different sleeping zones. By splitting the bed into two zones, two individuals sleeping on one bed can adjust the sleeping surface to their desired setting.
Adjustable mattresses are made in a variety of materials and rely on different technologies to adjust. For example, Select Comfort's Sleep Number beds use a bladder system that fills with air to adjust the relative hardness of the mattress... purchase to read more