Mattress Firm was founded in 1989 and is now based in Houston, Texas. With more than 3,500 company-operated and franchised stores across 49 states, Mattress Firm has the largest geographic footprint in the United States among multi-brand mattress retailers. The company, through its brands including Mattress Firm, Sleepy's and Sleep Train, offers a broad selection of both traditional and specialty mattresses, bedding accessories, and other related products.
The first Sleep Number store was opened 1987, which transformed the mattress industry with the idea that "one size does not fit all" when it comes to sleep. Sleep Number’s business model enables them to stay focused on what is relevant to their customer. The Sleep Number team has 3,800 brand ambassadors who are dedicated to company’s mission of improving lives by individualizing sleep experiences.
Ikea is a multinational company located in the Netherlands that sells a variety of products for the home all over the world. It has been the world’s largest furniture retailer since 2008. The company was founded in Sweden in 1943 by then 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad. As of 2017, Ikea owns and operates over 400 stores in 49 countries.
Purple was founded by brothers Tony and Terry Pearce in 2015. The Pearce brothers have spent most of their high-tech careers advancing the world of cushioning. With the Purple Bed, they put everything into the world’s greatest mattress, and they figured out how to do it so everyone can afford it.
In 1945, Carlyle Weinberger opened Ashley Furniture Corporation as a sales organization with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. Today, there are over 500 stores in multiple locations. Ashley Homestore not only has furniture and home decor, but also has a large selection of popular mattress brands.
Havertys was founded in 1885, when J.J. Haverty founded Haverty Furniture Company in downtown Atlanta. Through the early years, they have spread to Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas and beyond, sales collectors were making their rounds by horse and buggy. Over the years the company has changed dramatically. Today, Havertys have over 100 stores in 16 states, serving millions of loyal customers.
Founded in 1985 by Dale Carlsen, Sleep Train one of the most popular mattress stores on the West Coast. Shortly after graduating, Carlsen opened the first Sleep Train store on Folsom Blvd. in Sacramento, California. His philosophy was simple: Treat the customer right and you will earn a customer for life. Eight months later, a second location was opened in Citrus Heights, California. Today, there over 270 convenient Sleep Train locations. Recently, Sleep Train has joined its business with Mattress Firm.
Sleepy's was founded in 1931 in Brooklyn, New York. Then it was called Bedding Discount Center, but in 1957, Sleepy's opened its doors. Four generations later, Sleepy’s has over 1,000 stores in Unites States.
The first Slumberland store opened in Richfield, Minnesota. As their product line expanded, so did their reach. Slumberland now have more than 125 stores in 12 states throughout the Midwest. They are still family-owned, and they remain steadfast in their commitment to provide quality, stylish furniture that is easy to love, easy to maintain, and easy on the pocketbook.