This May, the furniture industry saw a 3% increase in conversion rate, while the mattress industry experienced a 9% boost in average ticket prices.

This week we will take a closer look at what drove these improvements in the industry and what they could mean for the future.


  • May in the furniture industry: How the furniture industry increased conversion rate by 3%.
  • May in the mattress industry: Less foot traffic, higher average ticket, and more time spent with customers.
  • Q1 2023 Benchmark Report: Click HERE to see how your store compares to the industry average.


Here’s a look at last week’s foot traffic compared to the same time last year.

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May 2023: Furniture industry

May 2023: Mattress industry

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