LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with today's announcement that Sears Holdings Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries ("Sears") have filed for bankruptcy protection, Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) is disclosing its credit exposure and sales volume related to Sears. Sears represented less than 5% of the Company's global net sales and less than $5 million of its accounts receivable exposure as of September 30, 2018.
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Thompson commented, "Our products are broadly distributed across many channels so consumers can choose where and how they wish to shop. We continue to work closely with Sears during their restructuring process while managing our related financial and operational risks."
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Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) develops, manufactures, and markets mattresses, foundations, pillows and other products. The Company's products are sold worldwide through third party retailers, its own stores, and online. The Company's brand portfolio includes many highly recognized brands in the industry, including Tempur®, Tempur-Pedic®, Sealy® featuring Posturepedic® Technology, and Stearns & Foster®. World headquarters for Tempur Sealy International is in Lexington, KY. For more information, visit http://www.tempursealy.com or call 800-805-3635.
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