Tempur Sealy International Inc, formerly Tempur-Pedic International, Inc., was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in September 2002. The Company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes bedding products, which it sells internationally in approximately 100 countries. Its brand portfolio includes brands such as TEMPUR(r), Tempur-Pedic(r), Sealy(r), Sealy Posturepedic(r), Optimum(tm), and Stearns & Foster(r). It sells its mattresses and pillows through four distribution channels namely Retail i.e. furniture and specialty stores, as well as department stores internationally; Direct i.e. direct response and internet; Healthcare i.e. chiropractors, medical retailers, hospitals and other healthcare markets; and Third party distributors in countries where it does not sell directly through its own subsidiaries. It has two reportable business segments: North America and International. The North American operating segment consists of two U.S. manufacturing facilities and its North American distribution subsidiaries. The International segment consists of its manufacturing facility in Denmark, whose customers include all of its distribution subsidiaries and third party distributors outside the North American operating segment and company-owned stores. The Company's mattresses compete with a number of different types of mattress alternatives in all price categories, including standard innerspring mattresses, viscoelastic mattresses, foam mattresses, hybrid innerspring/foam mattresses, futons, air beds and other air-supported mattresses. Its operations are subject to state, local and foreign consumer protection and other regulations relating to the mattress and pillow industry.