mattress

Former “Copyright Alert System” Portal Now Links to Mattress Review Site

The ‘six-strikes’ Copyright Alert System was once praised as an excellent tool to address online piracy. Nonetheless, it was shut down two years ago. Today, the domain name of the Center for Copyright Information still exists, but it’s now used to sell mattresses instead. While that’s not going to do anything to stop piracy, it …

Former “Copyright Alert System” Portal Now Links to Mattress Review Site Read More »

Casper and Tuft & Needle Launched the Online Mattress Industry. Parachute Wants to Win on Luxury

With the Caspers and Tuft & Needles of the world–not to mention more than 220 other online-focused brands–it’s getting increasingly tough to stand out in the mattress-selling business.   Parachute–a Los Angeles-based direct-to-consumer startup that makes bedding, towels, and other home essentials–is betting its brand has what it takes. On January 17, Parachute is debuting …

Casper and Tuft & Needle Launched the Online Mattress Industry. Parachute Wants to Win on Luxury Read More »

Texas Mattress Makers Accepts $1 Million Offer, Tilman Fertitta Donates 500 Beds to Harvey Victims

Texas Mattress Makers This week, Tilman Fertitta meets with Youval Meicler and Rachael Gordon of Texas Mattress Makers. Texas Mattress Makers is a mattress and bedding company that was affected by Hurricane Harvey last year. According to their website, their “goal is to ensure you get the best bed for your unique sleep needs at …

Texas Mattress Makers Accepts $1 Million Offer, Tilman Fertitta Donates 500 Beds to Harvey Victims Read More »

Casper went to war with a popular mattress reviews site — then financed its takeover

In April 2016, the mattress startup Casper sued three popular mattress review sites, claiming they drove business to Casper competitors without proper disclosure that these mattress brands paid sales commissions to the sites. The schemes, in Casper’s view, amounted to false advertising and deceptive practices because the sites promoted their reviews as unbiased but did …

Casper went to war with a popular mattress reviews site — then financed its takeover Read More »