Sleep Consulting

Accelerating Leadership in the Bedding Industry

The bedding and mattress industry is a highly mature and competitive industry. Whether a manufacturer or retailer, the ability to assess and meet customer needs with quality, high margin products is essential.  Our consulting services combine innate manufacturing and retail knowledge, as well as, expertise for analyzing operations, product mix, merchandising, compliance, testing and ultimately, sales.

Retail Consulting Services

Our leading practice expertise as a result of working directly with hundreds of bedding and mattress retailers, bringing unique insight to merchandising, sales, inventory management and marketing.  We analyze your current retail environment, product mix, and sales processes to optimize your ability to compete and to enhance your success with every customer interaction.  We focus on those areas that will help you grow your business including:

  • Improving margins and optimizing the product mix
  • Sales education on sleep habits and health
  • Customized sales training programs
  • Store set up and floor space utilization
  • Implementation of sales tools and programs
  • Private label sourcing and development
  • Sales incentive programs

Our retail consulting services are customized based on market needs and a thorough analysis of your market, competitive environment and the make-up of your sales consultants.  We target the unique needs of your retail center(s) and employees with measurable programs that can include onsite real-time training, workshops, management consulting, operations planning and custom training programs.

To learn more about STLI retail consulting services, send us an email or call xxx-xxx-xxxx.

Manufacturer Consulting Services

The bedding and specifically the mattress industry require specific expertise in operations, materials sourcing, compliance, and testing. Manufacturers are faced with challenges from product development and compliance issues to machine design and quality assurance. Decades of manufacturing experience combined with being on the forefront of sleep research and technology guides our consulting services in the following areas:

  • Product development and raw materials sourcing
  • Process design and manufacturing standards
  • Compliance and quality assurance programs
  • Machine design and equipment sourcing
  • Prototyping, product testing and certification
  • Safety and OSHA compliance
  • Channel sales and distribution strategies
  • Product marketing and packaging

At Sleep to Live Institute, our manufacturing insight and knowledge provides our clients a competitive advantage to increase performance across mutually defined measures, whether manufacturing efficiency or channel sales.  We work with you to expose savings opportunities and to take full advantage of potential efficiencies. We will analyze manufacturing methods and equipment with a goal to improve product quality. We work as an extension of your management and operations team with an eye on continuous improvement in all facets of your business.

To learn more about STLI manufacturer consulting services, contact us.