Would you like to know how many mattresses are sold in the UK each year? You might be surprised by the numbers!
According to Statista, the estimated total sales value of mattresses in the UK from 2008-2020 was £726 million. The market size of the mattress is growing at 6.5% CAGR globally with a value of USD 27 billion in 2017 and is expected to grow further by USD 43 billion in 2024. (Source: GlobeNewswire)
There is no doubt that demand for mattresses is also increasing with the growing population. As we have seen over the years, mattress companies have grown rapidly and will continue to grow each year. As a result, manufacturers have expanded worldwide, and new brands are waiting to enter the market.
- In 2019, Emma Mattress recorded a sale of £125 million.
- In 2017, nearly 8 million mattresses were sold, which was the highest of all time.
- According to Sleepy’s Express, more than 250 bed-in-a-box companies sell mattresses online.
Buying a mattress online has become more popular in the UK
According to the National Bed Federation (NBF) report, more people purchase mattresses online instead of going to the stores. The research evaluated 500 people who had purchased a mattress between 2017-2018. The result showed that 51% purchased a mattress online, while 47% purchase was through stores.
Best mattress to buy in the UK
Purchasing a mattress has never been easy with the invention of a bed in a box, which gives you the advantage of shopping conveniently from the comfort of your home. Many online mattress companies deliver your mattress to your doorstep, set it up for you, and also help in getting rid of your old bed (with a small fee).
Emma Original Mattress
Emma is the UK’s most awarded mattress with more than 45 awards and 1,000,000 happy customers. Emma’s original mattress comes in various sizes and is suitable for all kinds of sleepers. It comes with eleven years guarantee, 100 nights trial, and a 100% money-back guarantee. It also boasts an excellent customer review with 4.6 stars out of 5.
Simba Hybrid Pro Mattress
Simba Hybrid Pro is a T3 Award Winner and one of Simba’s best mattresses. This mattress also comes in various sizes that provide excellent support with its softness and has impressive temperature regulation. It has a medium-firm comfort that comes with 200 nights trial and ten years guarantee. The website also boasts over 150,000 five-star reviews.
Brook + Wilde Elite Mattress
Brook + Wilde Elite mattress is a premium luxury mattress suitable for all sleepers and the winner of Grazia Interior awards. It has three levels of firmness from soft, medium, and firm, where you can choose which suits you best. Brook + Wilde Elite mattress also comes with 100 nights trial and ten years guarantee. It also boasts excellent customer reviews with 4.7 out of 5.