Mattress Firm finally caved. After bucking the $1.5 billion bed-in-a-box movement and even disparaging the industry as just “hype,” the Houston company will jump into the hot category on Friday. Mattress Firm’s bed-in-a-box brand is called Tulo. With Tulo, Mattress Firm is taking aim at Casper, the 800-pound gorilla in the space that’s backed by...
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
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NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2014 - FURNITURE AND MATTRESS SHOPPE CORP.
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- Mattress Firm finally joins the bed-in-a-box movement
By Lisa Fickenscher - Thursday Oct 12, 2017
- Toddler suffocates after parents place weighted mattress on crib to stop escapes: cops
By Associated Press - Wednesday Aug 23, 2017
MYERSTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple have been jailed on charges they tied and weighting down a mattress on top of their son’s crib so he couldn’t climb out, leading him to suffocate. Twenty-nine-year-old Justin Dwyer and 28-year-old Courtney Stash were arraigned Wednesday on involuntary manslaughter and other counts in the April death of their...
- Ikea is about to make assembling furniture so much easier
By Associated Press - Friday Sep 29, 2017
Ikea is making moves so you don’t have to assemble a sofa or bookcase yourself. The furniture seller said Thursday that it is buying online on-demand services platform TaskRabbit, which lets users hire people to help them move, clean up the house or assemble furniture. Much of Ikea’s furniture requires customers to screw together table...
- Billionaires, Bruised Egos, and the Death of a Grand Project
By CHARLES V. BAGLI and ROBIN POGREBIN - Sunday Sep 24, 2017
Barry Diller was about to win the battle for his $250 million arts pier, but then came the “petty questions” from his opponents and he decided to pull the plug.
- Near The East River, Plans Emerge For NY’s Next Life Science Center
By Ben Fidler - Monday Aug 21, 2017
At a time when biotech incubators and shared spaces are beginning to multiply in Manhattan, work on what could rank among the city’s largest biotech centers—if it can all come together—is just getting underway. According to Paul Wexler, a longtime healthcare-focused real estate broker, construction should begin next year on what is being called the […]
- Grab a mattress: Businesses become storm shelters in Texas
By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press - Friday Sep 1, 2017
HOUSTON (AP) — Of all the places that have been turned into shelters for Hurricane Harvey victims — a megachurch, a ballpark, a gas station, a bowling alley, among them — the one with the most comfortable sleeping arrangements surely must be the Gallery Furniture showroom.Owner Jim McIngvale, better known as Mattress Mack, threw open a couple of his stores to anyone in need, offering food, clean bathrooms and, of course, luxury bedding."If this is what you call a shelter, I might not want to go home," said 47-year-old India Jackson, who marveled at the silky pillowcases, the $1,000 mattresses and the atrium with its live ocelot and colorful macaws.