Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Mattress manufacturers can rest easy because a recovery is on the way. Improving disposable incomes and a recovering housing market will drive sales of new (and more high-end) mattresses. The mattress production process has become leaner and quicker, which will improve profit margins and make US-made mattresses more attractive to foreign buyers due to their speedy delivery times. Input prices will continue to increase, but will be less volatile, giving manufacturers ample time to prepare for any fluctuations... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Mattress Manufacturing industry has bounced back from its early recovery lull, but not with enough spring to gain any significant ground over its prerecessionary revenue. Over the five years to 2015, industry revenue has experienced annualized growth of 3.1%. Per capita disposable income, consumer sentiment, residential construction activity and furniture store demand are in various states of postrecessionary recovery, which has hampered significant growth. At the same time, the industry's product innovations, coupled with rising consumer awareness of the health benefits of comfortable sleep, have contributed to some modest growth in demand for new mattresses over the period.
Demand for mattresses declined alongside falling residential construction values through 2010... purchase to read more