Finding the best mattress in 2019: 11 top brands comparedJune 25, 2019
Finding the perfect mattress can be a confusing and anxiety-ridden process, thanks to a sea of choices and features to consider. And purchasing mattresses online isn’t quite the same as visiting mattress stores. But now, more than ever before, is a good time to consider buying a mattress online.
Starting about seven years ago, a number of online mattress retailers upended the market by simplifying the nightmare of the buying process. The movement was headlined by brands like Casper and Tuft and Needle, and it’s transformed how we buy our beds. No longer do you have to go through the hassle of dealing with a salesperson or lying on numerous floor models; you can simply.
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But the revolution also drew a lot of attention to the $29 billion market. While the early disruptors maintain their hold, for the most part, a number of challengers have arrived, offering slightly different combinations of price, product, materials, and customer service.
After a series of parries and pivots by companies large and small, consumers now face a more nuanced mattress market. If you’re a low-maintenance shopper looking to avoid the showroom, you’re no longer locked into just grabbing a Casper — other viable options may suit your needs better.
To add to the intrigue, older retailers have entered the online direct-to-consumer fray. These traditional outfits offer a combination of ease but also industry gravitas.
If you want to find the best— and finally get a good night’s sleep — you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up which mattresses offer you the most bang for your buck, depending on price, firmness, coils, memory foam, pressure relief, and sleep comfort.
Below, we’ve laid out 11 of the most popular mattress brands you can buy online, sorted by price, market differentiators and process features (think return policy, warranty, and installation).
This guide is meant to give you a layout of the market as it stands today before you make your purchase. It’s a roundup of our online research from reviewers, aggregators and the manufacturers themselves (all linked where cited).
This guide isn’t meant to walk you through all the ins and outs of coils vs. memory foam…