Company info

Timeline

2008

JT Marino and Daehee Park meet at Penn State

2012

JT and Daehee quit jobs in Palo Alto to fix the mattress industry

T&N launches in Phoenix, AZ with the founders’ own investment of $6000

No-hassle returns, free sleep trial, and donation returns programs begin

2013

T&N reaches $1 million in sales in its first full year of business with no outside investor money

First team member is hired

2014

Fortune, CNN, and Fox acknowledge Tuft & Needle an "industry disruptor"

First online competitor launches

Gizmodo names Tuft & Needle as "Product of the Future"

Entrepreneur publishes article “How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Industry”

T&N opens first store in Phoenix

T&N Adaptive® Foam launches as part of the T&N Mattress

Company grows sales to $9 million in second year of business

Company grows to 13 people

2015

T&N's customer satisfaction scores (NPS) exceed those of great brands such as Apple, Nordstrom, Southwest, and Costco

T&N shuts down for four days to have 1st annual R&R team retreat

T&N donates hundreds of mattresses to UMOM, a local charity in Phoenix

Revenue reaches $40 million for the year

Company grows to 80 people

2016

T&N launches its second product, the Pillow

JT Marino is named one of AZ Republic’s 35 Under 35

2017

T&N wins Entrepreneur's Company Culture Award (No. 1 in the large-sized company category)

T&N's School Gives Back Program launches nationally

New retail locations open in Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Seattle

T&N introduces three new products: Sheets, Mattress Protector, and Frame

Daehee Park is named one of Forbes 30 Under 30

JT Marino and Daehee Park are included in the Recode 100 list

T&N closes its fifth year in business with $170 million in annual revenue

2018

T&N introduces twelve new products: Mint Mattress, Pouch, Box Foundation, Metal Base, Mattress Topper, Percale Sheets, Jersey Sheets, Linen Sheets, Percale Duvet Cover, Linen Duvet Cover, Down Alternative Duvet, and Down Duvet

New retail location opens in Kansas City

T&N is a finalist for Inc. Company of the Year

T&N merges with Serta Simmons Bedding

2019

T&N becomes Great Place to Work certified

New retail locations open in Raleigh and Portland