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  • Why We Just Wrote A $50,000 Check To Our Customers

    by Evan Maridou

    Setting prices at Tuft & Needle follows a simple rule: we charge what we need, not what we can.

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  • The Outsider's Advantage

    by T&N Team

    We started our mattress company knowing zilch about mattresses. All we knew, based on our own experiences as customers, was that mattress shopping sucked and that there had to be a better way.

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  • Death of the Salesman

    by T&N Team

    When we decided to build our first store, we approached it like we do all of our products. We started with the pains we’ve experienced personally. We listened to our customers. Even though we’re proud of what we built, we will never be done iterating. This is just the first step in what we believe will be the future of retail.

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  • The Hidden Costs of Discounts

    by Evan Maridou

    On December first of 2014, Tuft & Needle recorded the highest sales day ever in its history. This occurred despite the fact that nothing had changed from the day before.

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  • What To Do When You Can't Fall Asleep

    by Breanne DeMore

    We’re guessing that you came across this post because it is somewhere between midnight and 4 a.m. and you can’t sleep. You’ve tried your back, your side, your other side, two pillows, three pillows and... nothing. Sleep just won’t come.

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  • If You're Building a Startup, You Need to Move to Phoenix (Not Silicon Valley)

    by T&N Team

    We aren’t trying to keep up with the startup down the street; we’re not eyeing all of our friends and VC-backed neighbors with envy. Instead, we’re doing what we wanted to do from the beginning: building a business according to our own rules, our own sense of what we’re after: Building something that has principle.

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  • Do I Need a Mattress Protector?

    by Dee Wallace

    While there are several ways to effectively clean your mattress, many issues can be prevented or easily resolved by using a mattress protector.

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  • What Size Mattress is Best for You?

    by Dee Wallace

    Choosing what size mattress you need seems like a no brainer, but there are several factors to keep in mind.

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  • How Does It Feel?

    by Katie Nail

    For many years, the mattress industry has done their best to convince shoppers that beds should feel a certain way. A cloud, a pile of feathers, unicorn bones and pixie dust—their marketing gimmicks are relentless.

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  • We Recently Updated Our Pricing

    by T&N Team

    As of Tuesday November 18th, 2014, we've increased our prices on most of our models. This price increase ranges anywhere from 10-25% depending on the model. Some of our customers have written in asking why we've increased our prices so we wanted to take the opportunity to explain.

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  • How to Use Your Mattress on the Floor

    by Dee Wallace

    Most mattresses, unless otherwise noted by the manufacturer, can be used directly on the floor. Whether using a mattress on the floor is your preference or a temporary setup, we have a some tips to keep in mind for proper floor use.

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  • How to Get Rid of an Old Mattress

    by Dee Wallace

    At least once in your lifetime, you’ll experience the struggle of getting rid of an old mattress. Whether it’s a hand-me-down bed full of gunk, or the thousand-dollar bed that doesn’t have the sleep-inducing magic your salesperson promised—finding a place for a mattress you no longer want or need can be challenging.

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  • We Turned Down A "Once In the Lifetime Opportunity" to Build the Company of a Lifetime

    by Breanne DeMore

    Although we’ve grown at a rapid pace, we’ve built and grown our company to prioritize longevity and resilience over speed. Since the beginning, we’ve wanted to build a solid foundation for a good company that will outlast ourselves.

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  • When Customers Come Before the Numbers, Everyone Wins

    by T&N Team

    Tuft & Needle was started five years ago and has sold over 400,000 beds in that time. Even more impressive is that 96 out of every 100 people keep their mattress after the 100-night risk-free trial ends.

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  • How Do You Move a Mattress Anyway?

    by Breanne DeMore

    We’ve helped thousands of new and existing customers plan moving their mattress and want to share our favorite tips to help make things a bit easier.

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  • Everything You Ever Needed To Know About Foundations

    by Cassie Miller

    So, here you are, feeling really accomplished—you’ve bought a brand new mattress. It may be your first, or your fifth, but you’re proud of it nonetheless.

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  • How A Terrible Return Experience Sparked A Movement

    by Eric Johnstun

    We’ve all done it. Finding the right item is difficult enough but now you have to return it? Ugh. ​

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  • What To Expect When You're Expecting A Tuft & Needle

    by Christina Diaz

    It’s here! Your local FedEx delivery driver has trekked across land and sea to deliver another package to your doorstep. But this time it’s different. They didn’t bring you a candle, books, or socks. No, this time it’s a mattress…in a box. ​

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  • How Long Should A Mattress Last?

    by Kaitlyn DeRoy

    Like most major purchases made in life, you probably purchased your mattress with the intent that it would last as many years as possible. You might be wondering how long is a mattress even supposed to last?

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  • How To Build Your Own Mattress

    by Shelly Weaver

    It would be shockingly easy to knock off most of our competitors’ products without the markups. Mattress companies can get away with offering basic foam at premium prices because most consumers never take the time to find out what exactly we’re paying for.

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  • No Longer Sleepless In Seattle

    by T&N Team

    From a make-shift “showroom” in the corner of our first big office space to our fifth retail location, we’ve certainly come a long way in the last few years. As we continue to expand our stores, we’re excited to introduce the newest member of our extended family—Seattle!

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  • What's The Best Mattress For Back Pain?

    by Shelly Weaver

    If you’ve caught yourself frantically Googling “back pain mattress” we can pretty safely assume that you aren’t comfortable with your current sleep setup—and that you’re in a world of hurt. We can also assume that you’re willing to throw bags of cash at anything that promises to cure the sharp stabbing in your spine or the throbbing in your lower back.

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  • Everything You Need To Know About Mattress Warranties

    by Shelly Weaver

    Warranties, in general, can feel a little scary, but there are a few things you can study up on to feel more than prepared to make the right choice while shopping for a new mattress. Let’s break the basics down and try to clarify one of the mattress industry’s favorite ways to confuse customers.

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  • How To Fall Asleep Quickly

    by Serina Spencer

    We’ve all been there; tossing and turning, revisiting all the mistakes we made throughout the day, putting together our mental checklist for tomorrow, and constantly checking the time and thinking, “If I fall asleep now, I’ll get 7 hours sleep."

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  • When Should You Flip Your Mattress?

    by Shelly Weaver

    There’s a ton of advice out there on the best way to keep your mattress feeling good as new. But do you really need to flip your mattress constantly? What about rotating it? What’s the difference? What’s the right way to maintain your mattress over the years?

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  • Last Minute Halloween Costumes You Can Make With Your Tuft & Needle Box

    by Shelly Weaver

    If you’re glancing around your house looking for what you can turn into a decent costume a few hours before you’re supposed to be somewhere, we’re here to help.

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  • How To Pick Your Perfect Pillow

    by Serina Spencer

    When it comes to sleeping comfortably, your pillow can be just as important as the mattress you sleep on. While it’s a relatively small item, sleeping on the wrong pillow could not only make for an uncomfortable night’s sleep but in some cases (even lead to neck or back pain.

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  • Why Office Perks Are Traps, Not Benefits

    by Dennis Eusebio

    These days, you’ll hear more about perks than you will about benefits. Things like ping-pong tables, fridges stacked full of Red Bull and Perrier, video games, and other vanity items. What the employer is signaling to you with these items is clear: We’re cool! We’re hip! Join us, and you too can play ping-pong all the time! It’s an attractive signal, especially to young employees.

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  • How To Buy A Mattress

    by Shelly Weaver

    It seems like it should be an easy task, but if you’ve ever taken a walk into a mattress store you know it can be an overwhelming and confusing endeavor. We all have to shop for a mattress at some point, it can be difficult to know where to even begin.

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  • The Best Ways To Clean Your Mattress

    by Breanne DeMore

    Whether you have a late-night snacking addiction, your kiddo had a midnight accident or your fur baby mistook your bed for the litter box, stains happen. Sometimes your quick wits and cat-like reflexes will mean that a mess is cleaned up easily by a quick wash of your sheets. Other times… you’re asleep and don’t notice the mess until a few hours later.

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  • What Kind Of Mattress Should You Pair With Your Adjustable Frame?

    by Shelly Weaver

    If you’re considering an adjustable frame, there are some things you want to look for in a mattress to ensure you’re getting the best sleep possible. Whether you’re following your doctor’s advice to adjust your sleep position or you just like being able to read and spend more time in bed (We can’t blame you there!) the mattress you choose can make or break your experience.

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  • The Future Of Foam

    by Katie Nail

    When we started Tuft & Needle five years ago, our goal was to disrupt the mattress industry by offering a straightforward and honest product customers could buy online and try in their homes.

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  • What In The World Is A Tuft & Needle?

    by Rachel May

    The name Tuft & Needle IS a little odd for a mattress company. Admittedly, it’s kind of a mouthful.

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  • Is There A "Best Mattress" For Side Sleepers?

    by Breanne DeMore

    Finding the perfect position to sleep in is critical to getting the shuteye you need. Some people find lying on their back or stomach most comfortable, but for a lot of people, sleeping on the side of their bodies, or partially on their side and stomach is the only way they can fall asleep.

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  • Should You Go Organic?

    by Shelly Weaver

    “Organic” just may be one of the most confusing terms in any market—it can mean a wide variety of things. You buy your fruits and veggies organic, but should you be sleeping on strictly organic materials?

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