Germans prefer medium sprung Hitmeister examines regional differences in the purchase of mattresses – Pocket-sprung mattresses to be love test, South and East Germans are Cologne softer, 08.09.2011 – Bremen are the hardest. That has found the Hitmeister online shopping portal. The company has the sales figures of its mattresses category under mattresses / analyzed in connection with the State of the purchaser. On the one hand, the degree of hardness, on the other hand, the material of the newly purchased mattress was examined. As the hardness depending on the mattress manufacturer is different, Hitmeister analysis as a whole between hard, medium and soft as the hardness of distinguished and classified all degrees of hardness of the manufacturer there. It is striking that the East and the South of Germany’s rather soft the North lies about it harder. Bremen in the proportion of hard mattresses stands out: 35% of all purchased mattresses were hard. There are, however, only 24 per cent in Baden-Wurttemberg.
Western Federal States Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia for all degrees of hardness in the mediocrity. Total bought the most, namely 42 percent, a mattress of medium hardness level in each State. The values vary here depending on the region from 34 percent in Berlin and 45 percent in Hesse, Germany. There was the largest share of soft mattresses with buyers from Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. The appropriate degree of hardness on the one arises from body size, weight and shape of the reclining but also from his personal preferences. There is no uniform rules for determining the appropriate level of hardness.
Throughout Germany to the Spring mattress tends to the material. Overall, 52 percent of all sold mattresses consisted of this material. Memory foam mattresses are one-third of all mattress purchases in second place. The rest of the buyers preferred a latex mattress, which usually is mainly composed of natural rubber. The evaluation regarding the material is also, Berlin and Saxony-Anhalt to buy the highest proportion of memory foam mattresses with 38 percent each. The Sachsen-Anhalter chose at least in Germany a latex mattress: only 9 percent of all purchased mattresses here consisted of rubber. Experts advise in General, about seven or eight years to change after mattresses, on the one hand, because has the material fatigue or changed the body so that the mattress is no longer fit to the body; on the other hand for reasons of hygiene. About hit master GmbH Hitmeister is one of the largest Internet – fixed price marketplace of in Germany. The ever-growing range includes currently over 9 million new and used up to household and garden articles, sports equipment, equipment, toiletries and perfume products – from media such as movies, games, and books about electronics. On hitmeister.de, currently more than 3,500 commercial dealers sell to more than 750,000 satisfied customers. Monthly Hitmeister recorded 1.5 million visitors. Extensive warranties and free payment processing protect buyer and seller alike. Hitmeister is the first of the TuV Hessen certified online marketplace. In addition to the in the November 2007-based shopping portal hit master GmbH, headquartered in Cologne the hit flip online barter exchange operates). Managing Director is Dr. Gerald Schonbucher. Press contact: Dr. Gerald Schonbucher founder and CEO Tel.: 0221-97597990 E-Mail: 59046, Amtsgericht Koln HRB Managing Director: Dr. Gerald Schonbucher