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 - Starting a New Business Chapter
The top four players in the Mattress Manufacturing industry are estimated to capture a combined market share of 49.9%, reflecting a medium level of industry concentration. Consequently, the dominance of existing players creates a significant barrier for new entrants to establish links with key suppliers and customers. Heavy investment must be made in marketing and promotional activity to build customers' brand awareness and to overcome retailers' resistance to brands that are not well established. To be a viable startup in this industry, a company should offer an innovative product that differs from those already widely represented in the market.
Initial start-up and entry costs for mattress manufacturers can be high... purchase to read more