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Metro Mattress announced it has entered the Connecticut market which includes a first-of-its-kind Chattam & Wells boutique.
Located in Greenwich, one of the most affluent areas in the country, the boutique is located on the second floor of the Metro Mattress Putnam Avenue location, in the famed “Designer’s Row,”. The 2,500 square foot, upscale retail concept was inspired by the design of the Chattam & Wells environment in Spring Air’s Las Vegas showroom, and as such, features rich wood floors, a current neutral color palette and a red carpet to showcase the high-end line encompassing seven mattresses.
Taking design cues from the furniture side of the business, the Chattam & Wells brand was revamped and reintroduced earlier this year. With a signature cotton velvet sourced from one of the finest upholstery mills and a Chesterfield pattern inspired by a major home furnishings specialty retailer, the Chattam & Wells line features layers of custom silk damask, cashmere, Talalay latex and horse tail fibers for supreme softness. The Chattam & Wells mark, a crown, is incorporated into the panel with subtle tone-on-tone stitching. Mattresses retail from $2,499 to $6,999 in queen.
Dr. William Spudis, president and CEO of the 54-store, family-owned bedding chain, said that he plans to open other Chattam & Wells only sleep shops in the future. .
“We’re eyeing affluent communities throughout the Northeast to showcase this luxury brand,” Spudis said.
“The luxury consumer buys into craftsmanship, raw materials and high quality,” he added. “I believe there is value to be found at every price point, and in the ultra-premium space that we’re playing in, we offer a better mattress than any other luxury brands out there.”
“We are very excited about what Bill and his team at Metro have created with the Chattam & Wells boutique. I believe they have truly captured the essence of the brand and they have brought this concept into their other retail locations and have been selling our luxury line at an incredible pace,” said Nick Bates, president of Spring Air International.
Spudis plans to use the Greenwich location to develop relationships with interior designers and decorators in the area and has begun the formation of a design coalition, starting outreach with wine and cheese parties in the store to introduce them to the brand.
“Affluent consumers in this market rarely do their own shopping; they trust designers to do it for them, so developing these relationships is crucial,” he said. “We romance the entire purchase experience, from the right merchandising to storytelling the tangible differences of the line.”
About Spring Air International
Founded in 1926, Woburn, Massachusetts-based Spring Air International is a Top 20 U.S. bedding manufacturer and widely recognized consumer brand. The company boasts of its ability to service retail customers from north to south and coast to coast in the U.S. and is produced in nearly 50 countries through its international network. The company is committed to helping retailers drive business while leveraging its reputation for trust and integrity inspired by its name. For more information, visit www.SpringAir.com.