Report: SW Conn. mattress retailer weighs bankruptcy

The parent company of Mattress Firm is considering a bankruptcy restructuring to get out of leases for underperforming stores, according to a Reuters report citing multiple unnamed sources.

South Africa-based Steinhoff International Holdings acquired both Sleepy’s and Mattress Firm in 2016, creating a combined company under the latter brand.

Mattress Firm has locations in Bridgeport, Danbury, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford and 10 other towns in southwestern Connecticut.; 203-842-2545; @casoulman