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Selling Sleep Goes High-Tech

Gary James – Bed Times Magazine – 04/15 A plethora of new digital tools provide powerful ways to put information about your products into the hands of today’s tech-savvy consumers. Recognizing that a growing number of consumers like to start the shopping process from the convenience of home, Boyd Specialty Sleep is in the process […]

Boyd Banks on Heritage Home Brands

Dorothy Whitcomb – Bed Times Magazine – 02/15 All of the companies that now comprise The Boyd Group evolved from a single waterbed bed store that President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Boyd founded in Columbia, Missouri, shortly after graduating from college. But back then, no one but Boyd and one banker—he was turned down […]

Mattress Support Systems: Re-framing Foundations

Bed Times Magazine – 01/15 With advances in construction and style, bed frames and foundations take on a stronger supporting role. Traditional bed frames and foundations—historically, an overlooked or undersold element in a typical sleep system—are gaining more attention lately due to enhancements in construction, styling and functionality.

Boyd debuts Thomasville, Lane Collections

David Perry – Furniture Today – 01/20/15 LAS VEGAS — Boyd Specialty Sleep continues its aggressive pace of Las Vegas introductions with a number of new bedding lines and products this market. The St. Louis-based company is headlining its efforts with new specialty bedding lines under its licensed Thomasville and Lane brands that are designed […]

Boyd Launches Home Delivery Service

David Perry – Furniture Today – 04/30/14 ST. LOUIS — Retailers who carry at least one Boyd Specialty Sleep mattress on their floors can have orders shipped directly to consumers as part of Boyd’s new My Mattress Now program. Boyd officials believe this is a first-of-its kind service for mattress producers.

Boyd Specialty Sleep Obtains Airbed Patent

Bed Times Magazine – 04/14 Mattress maker Boyd Specialty Sleep, with headquarters in St. Louis, has received a patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,656,539) for a new air mattress design. The proprietary design involves contiguous air chambers attached side by side and connected to another air chamber located in the bed’s perimeter.

Boyd Launches My Mattress Now program

David Perry – Furniture Today – 04/2014 ST. LOUIS — Retailers who carry at least one Boyd Specialty Sleep mattress on their floors can have orders shipped directly to consumers as part of Boyd’s new My Mattress Now program. Boyd officials believe this is a first-of-its kind service for mattress producers.

Boyd Specialty Sleep Gets Patent on Air Bed Design

Furniture Today – 04/14/14 ST. LOUIS — Boyd Specialty Sleep said it has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on a new air mattress design with contiguous air chambers surrounded by another air chamber. The company, based here, developed the design to minimize the problem of edge sagging that it said is […]