Mattress Sales Up 11 Percent in April
June 2, 2010,
ALEXANDRIA, Va.-U.S. sales of mattresses jumped 11.3 percent on a dollar basis year over year in April, totaling $273.1 million, according to the latest Bedding Barometer report from the International Sleep Products Association.
The most recent report is another indication that the mattress industry has turned in a positive direction, after spending much of the past two years in the doldrums. On a unit basis, mattress sales reached 944,585 in April, up 8.7 percent from April of last year. The average unit selling price for the mattresses sold was $289.12, a 2.4 percent increase over the prior year.