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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saatva has been selling mattresses since 2010. Today, Saatva is comprised of 19 factories throughout America fabricating their patented products, as well as 135 fulfillment centers that deliver their mattresses. With their team of professional online representatives, Saatva is able to bring its environmentally friendly brand to consumers across all 50 states.