The twin bed size is the most commonly purchased bed size among the United States up to date with it being just a few inches narrower than the standard double size of the United Kingdom. The twin size bed is famous for its coziness and small space for two people especially couples living in small cozy apartments and small homes which form majority of the population of the United States up to date. Parents also prefer buying the twin size beds for their teenager children due to it being more spacious than the standard single. Couples or families forming the majority of the middle and lower class prefer buying the twin size beds due to its space being the perfect size until the introduction of various sizes in market by bed manufacturing brands to gain more market share among its competitors.
Sizes of Twin Size Bed:
With its dimensions as 39 inches wide and 75 inches long, the twin size bed is a few inches narrower than the standard double and a few inches wider than the standard single bed in United States. The bed manufacturing companies made the twin size as one of the standard sizes due to its huge demand for making it widely available. A new size relating to the twin size under the banner of Twin XL was also introduced for tall people with the dimensions of 39 inches wide and 80 inches long. This size was only able to capture a manageable amount to keep the size in market.
Introduction to new sizes:
Introducing new sizes into the market for meeting different needs and wants due to more competitive market for new brands showing up led to the rise in the king and queen sized beds for couples in cheap prices. The wrought iron beds in cheap prices enabled people to buy king and queen sized beds rather than the twin sized beds.
Decline in Fame:
Due to the rise in the demand of king and queen sized beds, there is a huge decline in the demand of the twin sized beds. Although the twin sized beds still hold the major market share in the United States but their demand has been declining.
Originally posted 2015-07-23 00:00:00.