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Beter Bed

Beter Bed
Company nameBeter Bed Holding N.V.
Company typePublic (Euronext - BBED)
IndustryRetail
Founded1981
Founder(s)Mark Diks
Pieter Diks
HeadquartersUden
No. of locations1,072 (2010)
Area servedThe Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Poland
Key peopleTon Anbeek (CEO)
Duncan van Hoeve (CFO)
Dirk Goeminne (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsBedroom furniture
Revenue(+) - 358.565 million (2008)
Operating income(-) - 31.208 million (2008)
Net income(-) - 22.126 million (2008)
Total assets- 96.978 million (2008)
Employees2,227 (2008)

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Beter Bed N.V. is a Dutch retail company. Through its subsidiaries Beter Bed Holding N.V. trades in bedroom furniture, mattresses and related products. In this line of business Beter Bed N.V is market leader in the Netherlands. Since 5 December 1996 Beter Bed's shares are being traded on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. However, Beter Bed does not belong to the group of companies that compose the AEX index but are part of the group that compose the Amsterdam Small Cap Index.

The corporate headquarters are in Uden, in the Dutch province of North Brabant. Beter Bed Holding N.V. is the mother company of several different brands of chain stores, totalling 1072 shops in a number of European countries. These companies operate in various market segments, from cash and carry products to exclusive bedroom furniture, each chain maintaining its own unique retail concept. The development and production of orthopedic mattresses is directed by the subsidiary DBC.

Beter Bed N.V. employs 2,227 full-time employees in seven countries.


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