Canadian Business Declares Mattress Retailer One of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Business has ranked No. 79 on the annual Growth List, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brand, the Growth List ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth and features 415 Canadian businesses this year. made the 2020 Growth List with five-year revenue growth of 1088%. Revenue for the online mattress retailer reached nearly $40 million in 2019.“The companies on the 2020 Growth List are really exceptional. Their stories are a masterclass in how to survive when the economy throws a curveball. Despite turbulence, the 2020 Growth List companies showed resilience, spirit and, most importantly, empathy and strong leadership,” says Susan Grimbly, Growth List Editor. “As we celebrate over 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that the heart of Canada’s entrepreneurial community beats strong, even in tough times.”Born Novosbed Inc. in 2009, changed the future of a multibillion-dollar industry when it launched one of the first online bed-in-a-box brands in the world and invented the world’s first risk-free at-home sleep trial. is experiencing explosive growth during the pandemic and is on track to sell 80,000 mattresses across Canada in 2020.“ is honoured to be on the Growth List ranking” says Founder & CEO Sam Prochazka. “In the last 5 years, we’ve remained bootstrapped and independent. The major contributor to our fast growth has been an aggressive focus on expanding our product catalogue. We now offer seven mattresses — the largest selection for any independent online mattress retailer in Canada — because we know there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to sleep. And during the stressful times of the pandemic, a good night’s sleep has never been more important.”Growth List winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at and
About is Canada’s largest independent online mattress retailer and was one of the first online bed-in-a-box companies in the world. Offering seven mattress brands — including Douglas, Logan & Cove, Brunswick, Recore, Juno and Apollo — designed and shipped its first memory foam mattress, Novosbed, in 2009, after Founder and CEO Sam Prochazka had a poor in-store mattress shopping experience. At the time, buying a mattress online without being able to try it first was an unthinkable idea. So, created the mattress world’s first risk-free home sleep trial and set up a continent-wide network of charities to ensure returned mattresses don’t go to waste. Soon’s ideas and inventions were adopted as the new standard around the world. Using the same premium materials as any luxury store mattress — but for substantially less — over 125,000 mattresses have been sold to Canadians nationwide. And that number grows daily.For more information visit, or on social media:Facebook @goodmorningTwitter @goodmorning About the Growth ListFor over 30 years, the Growth List ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies (formerly the Growth 500) has been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Originally developed by PROFIT and now published in a special Growth List print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the December issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and, the Growth List ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth, and the Startup List ranks Canadian new growth companies on two-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking, visit
About Canadian BusinessFounded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving business publication in the country. It has fuelled the success of Canada’s business elite and, through the Growth List ranking, celebrates leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at Gault
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