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Tempur Sealy Provides Update On Improved Sales Trends

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Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (“Tempur Sealy” or the “Company”) provided an update on its targeted second quarter sales performance. Quarter-to-date orders have accelerated since the Company’s first quarter earnings call, and it now targets total second quarter net sales growth of approximately 60% as compared to the second quarter of 2019. The second quarter of 2019 was unaffected by COVID-19-related shutdowns at retail and provides a more meaningful comparison than the second quarter of 2020. The improved outlook has been driven by growth in demand for Tempur-Pedic products in the U.S., which are higher margin than the Company’s average. The Company expects to update full year sales and EPS guidance when it reports second quarter 2021 financial results.

Additionally, the Company noted that while the availability of chemical and foam supplies in the U.S. has improved in-line with previously communicated expectations, demand for bedding products has accelerated further, resulting in growth in the Company’s backlog during the second quarter.

Tempur Sealy International, Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Thompson commented, “Consumer demand for our global brands and products is very strong and broad-based. This improved demand outlook is likely to result in some supply constraints and plant inefficiencies into the third quarter. In order to mitigate what we believe are industry-wide constraints and reduce complexity for retailers during this period, we have elected to delay a portion of our new Sealy U.S. product launch to allow our operations to focus on producing current products to meet this elevated demand. This is in an effort to simplify inventory management for retailers, at a time when the industry is having difficulty meeting robust customer demand. We believe this will result in higher-quality customer experiences and shorter order-to-deliver times.”

Additionally, The Company announced in a separate press release today an agreement to acquire Dreams, the leading specialty bed retailer in the United Kingdom. Once closed, the transaction will accelerate the Company’s growth in the largest European bedding market and the sixth largest economy in the world.

About Tempur Sealy

Tempur Sealy is committed to improving the sleep of more people, every night, all around the world. As a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of bedding products, we know how crucial a good night of sleep is to overall health and wellness. Utilizing over a century of knowledge and industry-leading innovation, we deliver award-winning products that provide breakthrough sleep solutions to consumers in over 100 countries.

Our highly recognized brands include Tempur-Pedic®, TEMPUR®, Sealy® and Stearns & Foster® and our non-branded offerings include value-focused private label and OEM products. Our distinct brands allow for complementary merchandising strategies and are sold through third-party retailers, our Company-owned stores and e-commerce channels. This omni-channel strategy ensures our products are offered wherever and however customers want to shop.

Lastly, we accept our global responsibility to serve all stakeholders, our community and environment. We have and are implementing programs consistent with our responsibilities.


Aubrey Moore – Investor Relations – (800) 805-3635 –

Source: Tempur Sealy International, Inc.