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Interview With Lori Zack, Co-Founder at Mattress Startup 4Sleep

Kenny Kline | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Kenny Kline

hough I'm familiar with some of the larger startups and how they operate, I wanted to learn more about the smaller bootstrapped companies just entering the market. That lead me to interview Lori Zack of 4Sleep, a very new mattress company looking to compete with both traditional mattress companies and the very popular mattress startups.

4 Industries Currently Getting Warby Parkered

Kenny Kline | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Kenny Kline

Yes, Warby Parker is officially a verb. After musing through endless entrepreneurial ideas during my MBA education, the success of Warby Parker (started by a group of Wharton MBAs) became an inspiration for wanna-be millennial entrepreneurs with limited tech expertise.

10 Ways You Can Make Your Mattress Last Longer

Rosie Osmun | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Mattress lifespan depends on many factors, but following these best practices can help ensure that you enjoy years of healthy sleep and that your investment lasts as long as possible.

Mattress Frenzy: The Hottest Startup Industry Of The Year?

Kenny Kline | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology
Kenny Kline

This year has been a breakout year for one of humanity's oldest consumer goods - the mattress. In retrospect, the industry was ripe for disruption. Most mattresses are made by two companies, resulting in a mattress market that ended up driving prices unnecessarily high for shoppers.

7 Mattress Myths You Should Stop Believing Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Mattress shopping can be one of the most agonizing experiences, from pushy salespeople to an overwhelming number of options to not actually knowing wh...

Mattress Wars

Leo Welder | Posted 06.06.2015 | Small Business
Leo Welder

Can new e-commerce brand Loom & Leaf take on memory foam giant Tempur-Pedic?

Buying a Mattress

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

While my husband and I have a million things in common, how we deal with customer service is not one of them. Like most people, I don't enjoy interacting with them (thanks, Comcast), but he does!

5 Things You Should Know About Your Mattress

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 03.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com If you’re someone who loves to sleep, your bed might be the most important piece of furniture in your house. And e...

What Nobody Tells You About Buying A Mattress

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner & Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

Nothing is more relaxing than snuggling into bed after a long day. But buying a mattress? That event is almost ZERO parts zen. There's much to con...

Taking the Green Approach: Four Ways to Reuse Your Old Mattress

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Firas Kittaneh

Mattresses are known to be highly recyclable, but unfortunately many simply throw away their used mattress once they've bought a new one. A mattress takes up precious landfill space and aren't easily compacted like typical trash.

Are College Students Sleeping With Toxic Flame Retardants?

Joan Blades | Posted 10.01.2014 | College
Joan Blades

Mattress toppers are incredibly common in dorms around the country ,and it appears that most contain flame retardants that seep out and become part of our children's toxic body burden.

Proof Your New Mattress Doesn't Have To Cost An Arm And A Leg

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Dreading the toll on your bank account when you shell out for that new mattress you know you need? Consider this: The average unit price of a mattress...

Do You Need A Smart Bed?

Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By Mikel Theobald Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Move over, iPad and Galaxy -- the latest entry in the smart technology market is your bed. ...

5 Things You Didn't Know About How Your Mattress Affects Your Sleep (And Health)

Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living

You wouldn't run a marathon or hike a mountain without the right gear. And yet, despite spending a third of our lives sleeping, many of us haven't ade...

5 Weird Places Toxins Are Lurking

Maia James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maia James

We all know the health risks posed by environmental toxins, and you probably do a pretty good job of avoiding many of them -- you buy organic food, wa...

"Sleeping My Way to the Top"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a dedicated employee who has often been accused of sleeping on the job (I seldom hear the accusations because I am, of course, a...

WATCH: How To Pick The Perfect Mattress For Your Sleep Position

Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Trouble falling or staying asleep? The secret to getting a good night's rest could lie in your mattress. Certified spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman Melame...

The World's Most Expensive Bed Costs HOW Much?

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

Well, we imagine it would be expensive since it takes 700 hours to make.

The Most Annoying Thing You Can Do In Bed

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

If you're looking for the perfect wedding gift for your friends, you might want to consider buying them a mattress. In a recent survey conducted by...

Green Sleep: Mattress Matters

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

Recent tests commissioned by the Chicago Tribune found that popular baby mattresses were hotbeds of toxic flame retardants.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Veterans Day Is More Than a Mattress Sale

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With over two million active and reserve personnel currently in our Armed Forces and over 22 million veterans, it is more important than ever to let them know we support them. What are you doing to be M.A.D. this Veterans Day?

A Bed of Roses

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Tom Teicholz

In person, Larry Miller, president of Sit 'n Sleep, is less "Crazy Eddie" and more "Uncle Larry." When I went to visit him in his executive offices in Gardena, next to his 240,000-square-foot warehouse, he struck me, no kidding, as a man who sleeps well at night.

Can A Mattress Really Impact Your Sleep?

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

The study by Krystal and Edinger overcame the shortcomings of previous studies by examining a large number of people (128), a large variety of different firmness of mattresses (seven), and a large number of nights on each mattress (four weeks).

More Than Bottles and Cans: The Argument for Mattress Recycling

Ryan Trainer | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Ryan Trainer

Mattress recycling is not without its challenges: The cost of tearing down the mattress and preparing the recyclable materials usually exceeds the value of the recycled material, and there are logistical challenges involved in transporting used mattresses.

How To Pick The Perfect Mattress

Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura Newcomer Sleep matters -- so much so that six in 10 Americans crave sleep over sex. And the key to rest that's good enough to forgo sex ...