How much does JUST a box spring cost? Posted on 20 Mar 15:29

Now THAT is a loaded question! 

 

The answer should be simple, right? 

 

Well, how much does it cost to BUILD a box spring (aka foundation) at the factory? 

(The answer is about fifty bucks: $50.) 

 

We just pass through that same price of $50. No markup. No margin. No profit. We absorb the cost to pickup & store the foundations. 

 

Why? Well, because the rest of the industry seems determined to double the cost of everything. They multiply cost by 2-point-something. That is their magic formula. COST times 2.4x or 2.6x seems to be the acceptable market margin. On a box spring! 

People can sense when they are being gouged. They know it. 

 

Here is what JUST a box spring sells for locally

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Menards: Serta® Queen Size Commercial Box Spring

Everyday Low Price: $129

Model Number: 692499_550  |  Menards® SKU: 4821961
Variation: Queen Size - Cream color

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Sam's Club: 

Serta StabL-Base Foundation Universal Box Spring (Club Pickup) 

  • $129.98
Item  #: 511976 | Model #:  500107899-550 
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Costco: Blackstone BiFold 7.5" Foundation - Queen

Your Price: $139.99

Item #1091483

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Community Furnishings: $50 

Fifty. Cost-pass-through. We buy at $50 from the factory and sell at $50 to the public. 

Why give it away?

Because then people relax and listen better to what our mattresses cost. They know we are not out to make a buck from every angle. All proceeds go to effective world evangelism anyway. 

 

Some might be thinking: "But won't people just take advantage of you? I mean buy the mattress elsewhere and come get a factory-cost foundation / box from you guys?"

Well, that would be fine actually. We are confident our mattress quality and price point is worthy of comparing. 

 

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black base foundation boxspring

 

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