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 Key Buyers Chapter
Concentration in the Mattress Manufacturing industry is medium, since the top four players hold 53.9% of the market share. About 319 companies compete for the remaining 46.1% of the market. Major player Sealy (prior to being acquired) has traditionally been the industry leader, and was number one in shipments for several decades beginning in the 1970s. However, strong consumer demand for specialty mattresses helped Serta pull ahead of Sealy in 2011, and Serta continues to hold the number-one position. In 2016, IBISWorld estimates that Serta and Simmons will have market share of 17.6% and 10.8%, respectively. Select Comfort and Tempur Sealy are expected to have market share of 15.8% and 9.7%, respectively.
Over the past five years, market share concentration has increased... purchase to read more