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Why Buy a Nest?

Jul 19, 2012

Let's be real: There are a LOT of mattress stores and brands out there. Why would you buy a Nest over any other brand or shop at our store over any other store?

Just in the Bay Area, there Sleep Train, Mancini's, European Sleep Works, Mattress Discounters, Urban Sleep Shop, Famous Mattress, The Natural Mattress Store, Essentia....the list goes on and on. So why another store, another brand?

Most of the major stores all sell the same thing: Sealy, Serta, Simmons, Tempurpedic, Sleep Number, Sterns and Foster. Most major brands have huge markups, which is why they can run big sales and still make a profit. A typical name brand company assembles their mattresses from materials they truck in, then they sell it at a profit to the big retailers, who in turn sell it to you. They have to pay for big commissions, a warehouse, trucks, advertising...my best estimation is that for every $1000 you spend at the big retailer on a big name brand, you are getting $75-$100 in material. It's no wonder they don't last long. 

There are also a lot of good mattress stores who are smaller and who sell smaller brands. Some of these are shipped from China, made with Chinese labor, placed on a ship and shipped over. Some of them are made in the USA and have good products, some of them are very expensive, some of them are just ok.

What Nest brings to the table is experience. We have over 15 years of industry experience. And that experience is reflected in our products. Joe, the owner of Nest, has gone out and found the best materials, focusing on organic, non-toxic and durable American-made products. Leggett and Platt, White Lotus Home, Bed In A Box brand, Holy Lamb Organics, Naturpedic and Gotcha Covered are just some of the great things we bring to the market, all at an affordable price.

Nest does not spend a lot on mass market advertising, does not spend on pricey retail spaces, and instead focuses on bringing great products at a reasonable price. You can find very high quality organic and natural White Lotus Home products, Nest Bedding Brand mattresses, Leggett and Platt foundations and boxsprings, and the very innovative Build-a-Nest mattress component program, where you can buy the components and build your own mattress.

We don't recommend that you shop at just one store. Do your homework. Ask for proof and certifications for all marketing claims. We have seen major brands claiming no toxic VOC's with no proof, and one local retailer who advertises organic mattresses but when pressed, they have to admit they do not have organic certification for the foam itself but only for the forest they collect the sap.

Check us out, educate yourself, and in the end, we believe you will find the solution! Nest Bedding!

 

 

 

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