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 Products Chapter
The Mattress Manufacturing industry produces a high volume of similar products differentiated by the type of material from which they are made. Overall, product innovation is low, although consumer demand for newer and higher priced foam, latex and air mattresses has helped boost industry unit sales and revenue over the five years to 2013.
Most mattresses in the United States are made using innersprings. These mattresses represent about 63.0% of industry revenue, and about 80.0% of the domestic mattress market in terms of unit sales. Most of these products sell for less than $1,000 through retail furniture and bedding store channels. This type of mattress uses the support of tempered steel coils in a variety of configurations... purchase to read more