Over 150 Years of Service to the Furniture Industry

 Furniture World Logo

Classic Brands Unveils Adjustable Base for Side Sleepers

Furniture World News


Specialty bedding producer Classic Brands announced that it has developed an adjustable base suitable for side sleepers – who represent about 80 percent of the U.S. population. The new base, an industry first, features a patent-pending setting that slightly raises the head and foot simultaneously, which relieves pressure on the lower back, hips and shoulders for side sleepers.

“This breakthrough technology is the answer to one of the biggest objections heard by retail sales associates,” said Mark Owen, executive vice president of sales and business development at Classic Brands. “Most consumers don’t sleep on their back, so they don’t believe an adjustable base would improve their sleep quality. But this setting we have developed for side sleepers is very demonstrable and will improve the attachment rate when a consumer buys a mattress.”

The side-sleeper position is one of several pre-programmed settings that are included in the new adjustable base, which retails for $999 in queen and also includes features such as massage, USB ports and multi-colored underbed lighting. The user can program up to three additional settings of their choosing.

Owen said the new setting, in effect, creates a zero gravity position for side sleepers because it alleviates common pressure points on the hips, shoulders and lower back, which will result in improved sleep.

“The health benefits from sleeping in this position, including better circulation and less tossing and turning, are long-lasting,” said Owen. “Once a consumer begins using an adjustable bed base, they will never want to go back to a traditional flat bed.”

Classic’s newest adjustable base is part of a 6-model lineup that received overwhelmingly positive reception from dealers at the recent Las Vegas Market. Retail price points range from $399 for a model with an adjustable head, to $1,999 for one with an adjustable head and foot,  multiple pre-programmed settings, and an array of other features that can be voice-activated through Amazon Alexa or Google Home.

The bases will be stocked in the company’s two U.S. warehouses, and they can be shipped via FedEx and UPS.

About Classic Brands: Classic Brands uses the finest materials from around the world including all-natural and high-performance covers, Talalay and Dunlop latex, memory foam, gel-infused memory foam, innerspring and wrapped coil hybrid. Classic’s line of gel-memory foam and hybrid mattresses, with various luxurious constructions, represents the fastest growing segment of the bedding market. Classic Brands is committed to being on the cutting edge of designing and producing innovative products for people to sleep healthier. Its sleep systems are designed to help you get the maximum benefit out of each night of sleep. For more information, visit www.ClassicMattress.com.

Furniture Industry News and in depth magazine articles for the furniture retail, furniture manufacturers, and furniture distributors.
Read other articles by Nic Ledoux