BIA Returns to Interzum

After a multi-year hiatus, BIA returns to Cologne, Germany, and discusses licensing opportunities Stuart Carlitz President, CEO After being absent for several years, Bedding Industries of America successfully returned to Interzum in Cologne, Germany, to discuss...

Meeting in Florida at FT Conference

MANUFACTURING and LICENSING Pleasant Mattress, BIA, Jeffco Fibres, Heritage Sleep, Meet in Florida at FT Conference Stuart Carlitz,  President & CEO Summer 2017 With the goal of working on the introduction of a shared national line, Eastman House/Eclipse...

From Stuart Carlitz Summer 2017

Florida Meeting: A National Line? STUART CARLITZ President and CEO E-Brands From Stu Carlitz BIA CEO Friends, industry figures indicate that first quarter 2017 didn’t deliver the desired results. At the FT Bedding Conference, we heard that ISPA reported...

Distribution of First SOP’s

Russ Bowman, Quality Control Bowman was previously president of sales and market development for Leggett & Platt’s Global Systems Group. A 43-year veteran of the bedding industry, engineer, and expert in textile and mattress machinery, Bowman’s...

Stuart Carlitz Spring 2017

President, CEO Friends, I must admit that I am truly excited! The first quarter of 2017 is ending and things couldn’t look any better. Unemployment figures released last week showed a very positive number of 4.7%; interest rates continue to be very low, and...

Stuart Carlitz Fall 2016

President, CEO 2016 has been another year of opportunity and growth for the Eclipse, Eastman House, and Ernest Hemingway brands. This year we added six new licensees, and it all makes sense. Global demand for international brands continues to expand. Additionally,...