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Made.com, Lastminute.com, and Moshi Monsters backer Tom Teichman joins Simba as chairman. Other notable investors include all three Innocent Drinks founders (exited to Coca-Cola for $500m) and Sir John Hegarty, founder of global advertising giant BBH
Why the excitement? The Simba team, benefiting from more than 30 years experience in mattress manufacture, having sold in excess of one million mattresses, have perfected a unique combination of Simbatex, Memory Foam and 2,000 Conical Springs integrated into their five layers of comfort that means a Simba mattress intelligently shapes itself to anyone's frame - even if they are sharing a bed with someone of an opposite build or stature. [more…]
In a letter to the Sunday Telegraph, they wrote that increasing spending on Sundays would boost job prospects and help shops compete with online firms. They backed government plans to devolve Sunday trading laws to local councils.