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Verlo Mattress Expands To Furniture Capital of the U.S.

Businessman excited to bring new VerloMattress franchises to western North Carolina

Hickory, NC – August 23, 2021 –

– Milwaukee-based Verlo Mattress is known for crafting
custom mattresses, and Hickory, North Carolina is known for its rich heritage in furniture production. Therefore, it makes sense that we are awarding our newest franchises to Chris

Robinson, a furniture manufacturer in the Tar Heel State. The 2 stores will be located in Hickory and Charlotte, and will have their grand openings later this year. Robinson owns Cabinet Solutions, which specializes in custom cabinetry for homes, and he also recently acquired Cox Manufacturing, a furniture manufacturing company. He says Verlo’s business model attracted him right away. “I was looking to add on to the existing beds and headboards that we personally manufacture. When I did the research and found out that Verlo manufactures its own mattresses, it was kind of a win/win situation for me.”

Like Verlo mattresses, the furniture produced in Robinson’s factories is all made to order. “Everything is custom. I don’t have any widgets where we’re able to say we have a 1,000 of these in the back or anything like that.”
The new stores will be a Verlo Mattress factory store, with a showroom in the front and a mattress assembly area in the back so customers can see their mattresses being made. Along with a satellite showroom that will be supported by the factory store. Verlo Mattress Director of Franchise Development Bobby Cleveland says Robinson already has the right tools for
success. “Chris is a very impressive, versatile entrepreneur. The business model he has for his furniture companies aligns perfectly with Verlo Mattress’s values and culture.”

Robinson resides in Granite Falls with his wife and children. He thinks Hickory is an ideal location for a high-quality mattress store like Verlo Mattress, known for helping customers discover a better night’s sleep. Chris Robinson says “In the manufacturing world, Hickory is known as the furniture capital of the world. So, you have a lot of first, second and third shift employees working long hours. When those people do get to sleep, they gotta take advantage of it the best way they can.”

Verlo Mattress hopes to award more franchises to ambitious business owners like Chris. If YOU are interested in the possibility of becoming an owner of a #1 consumer direct mattress franchise, they can learn more by contacting Bobby Cleveland, Director of Franchise Development at 8916 or visit

With mattress stores already in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Georgia, and soon in Florida, Verlo is proud to welcome North Carolina to the family. “We are very thankful to Chris for his trust in Verlo and our mission. He is a proven businessman, and we look forward to many years of success in western North Carolina and beyond,” said Dirk Stallmann, President, Verlo

About Verlo Mattress
Verlo Mattress is passionate about helping people find the right sleep products – at the best prices – because so much depends on a good night’s rest. Verlo mattresses are built in local Verlo Mattress factories, sold at consumer-direct prices and serviced locally with a Lifetime Comfort Guarantee. Founded in 1958.

For More Information
Bobby Cleveland, Verlo Mattress Director of Franchise Development

Ira Klusendorf, Verlo Mattress Director of Marketing

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