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4 Steps to Disrupting a Traditional Industry

Molly Reynolds | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Back in school, if we were "disruptive" in class, we'd probably end up spending long hours after school in detention, doomed to a punishment of writin...

Will Spending $200,000 On A Bed Really Help You Sleep?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Remember the days when memory foam was all the rage? There was that infomercial where the wine glass didn’t topple over while someone in mom jeans j...

Mattress War Games: Brick And Mortar vs. Online

Geri Spieler | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

A good night's sleep is about one third of your day. So a third of a day is a third of your life which makes having a good mattress that fits your nee...

Sleep Well. Be Well. Do Well: Become A Better Sleep Consumer In 6 Easy Steps

Ben Trapskin | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Trapskin

I have slept on more than 50 mattresses since August 2013. No, I'm not a traveling salesperson, bouncing from hotel bed to hotel bed. And I'm not a pr...

The Internet's Favorite Mattress Is Now Available To Try In Stores

Refinery29 | Posted 07.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Refinery29

It's hard to miss Casper these days. The company has changed the way we think about buying mattresses -- by selling just one, available online only. Until now.

How To Find The Perfect Mattress

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Staci Giordullo

(Photo by Dave Massey) Sleeping well is an important part of your overall health. A new mattress could be the key. Getting a good night's sleep ...

Find the Best Mattress for a Good Night's Sleep

Tom Lange | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Lange

Once you enter the store and find a potential new bed, kick your shoes off and lie down. Spend a few minutes on your back, your side and your stomach -- however you normally doze off at home. The store's staff won't mind -- in fact, they should encourage it.

Can The Right Mattress Change Your Life?

Life by Daily Burn | Posted 01.25.2017 | HuffPost Home
Life by Daily Burn

Photo: Pond5 By Sara Gaynes Levy for Life by Daily Burn Maybe you've heard, but we spend a full one-third of our lives asleep. "A mattress is s...

Reimagining Your Bed

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

But for too many, the bed has become a battlefield. Many millions of us struggle nightly with insomnia, nightmares and other sleep challenges. People with long histories of sleeplessness tell their doctors they hate their beds and they often grow anxious as bedtime nears. They pray for a peaceful night while remaining on guard for yet another battle.

This Mattress Startup Wants To Change The Way You Think About Sleep

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business

Getting a good night's rest can be hard, and many of us are chronically overtired. Mattress startup Casper says that's because people overthink the wh...

An Honest Craigslist Mattress Ad

Catherine LeClair | Posted 09.10.2016 | Comedy
Catherine LeClair

Selling a full-size IKEA mattress that is four years old. I've only slept with four guys in this bed, and that's honestly not that many guys. You should feel bad for me! But in my defense, I've only had the bed for the past three years.

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

Kenny Kline | Posted 08.25.2016 | 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 08.10.2016 | 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 08.01.2016 | 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 07.14.2016 | 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...