Mattress Firm Emerges from Chapter 11 with Optimized Store Footprint

Houston — Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's leading specialty mattress retailer, has successfully completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11. The company has closed more than 600 stores over the past couple of months and now moves forward with an optimized store footprint of approximately 2,600 stores.

Mattress Firm Appoints New CEO

Houston — Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest specialty mattress retailer, has announced that Ken Murphy will step down as CEO and president and Steve Stagner, executive chairman and chairman of the board, will assume the additional responsibilities of CEO effective March 1.

Mattress Firm Hires New CMO

Houston — Mattress Firm, the nation's largest specialty bedding retailer, has hired Sicily Dickenson as the company's chief marketing officer (CMO).

Mattress Firm Names Next CEO

Houston — Mattress Firm Holding Corp., the nation's largest specialty mattress retailer, has appointed Ken Murphy as president and chief executive officer and Steve Stagner will assume the role of executive chairman and chairman of the board of directors.

Mattress Firm To Acquire Sleepy’s

Houston — Mattress Firm Holding Corp., the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity interests in HMK Mattress Holdings LLC, the holding company of Sleepy’s, for $780 million. Sleepy’s is the nation’s second largest specialty mattress retailer, with more than 1,050 stores in 17 states in the Northeast, New England the Mid-Atlantic and Illinois.

Ecova Helps Mattress Firm With Waste Optimization

Spokane, Wash. — Ecova, a total energy and sustainability management company, has been selected by Houston-based Mattress Firm to help the company reduce waste-related costs and improve environmental performance. Ecova will consult with the retailer on monitoring and reducing waste at approximately 630 locations.

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