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Erol Lebowitz Named VP Merchandising For Mattress Giant

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Mattress Giant Corporation announced that Errol Lebowitz has been promoted to vice president of merchandising. Lebowitz joined Mattress Giant after their 2007 acquisition of Mattress Expo. An industry veteran, having held key positions in buying and merchandising capacities at leading retailers, Lebowitz will serve as the primary contact with bedding manufacturers. Steve Kyger will continue as director of merchandising and will report to Lebowitz. “Errol is uniquely qualified for this position based on his vast knowledge and experience in the retail bedding industry as a buyer and as a retailer”, said Barrie Brown, chief executive officer, Mattress Giant. ”This unique combination will be especially important for us as we continue our strategy for rapid growth.” Together with David Shapiro, Lebowitz co-founded Atlanta-based bedding retailer, Mattress Expo in 2000. The company grew to 24 locations before being acquired by Mattress Giant in December 2007. “After 15 years in the bedding industry, it is my great pleasure to be associated with such a great company,” said Errol Lebowitz, vice president of merchandising, Mattress Giant. “I believe there is tremendous opportunity for growth going forward and I’m excited about working with our supply partners to maximize our mutual opportunities.” About Mattress Giant: Mattress Giant Corporation, based in Addison, Texas, is one of the fastest growing mattress retailers in the United States. Mattress Giant is experiencing enormous growth due in part to its intense focus and commitment to sales training, customer service, and engaged employees. With more than 340 locations nationwide, Mattress Giant has positioned itself as the ultimate mattress specialty retailer. Each store offers the greatest selection to consumers through innovative design, pricing, and national brands. More information can be found at the company’s Web site, www.mattressgiant.com.

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