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Why Does Houston Have So Many Mattress Stores?

Houston-based company Mattress Firm was recently acquired by South African furniture retailer Steinhoff, a mattress supplier that already has a firm hold on the European market and was looking to get a foot into the American market. We thought this would be a good opportunity to revisit a piece producer Edel Howlin did last year […]

Mattress Stores Next Door Houston Mattresses Mattress FirmHouston-based company Mattress Firm was recently acquired by South African furniture retailer Steinhoff, a mattress supplier that already has a firm hold on the European market and was looking to get a foot into the American market.

We thought this would be a good opportunity to revisit a piece producer Edel Howlin did last year (July 30, 2015) on the proliferation of mattress stores in Houston. Her search for knowledge began at the corner of Montrose and Westheimer.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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