Consumers increased their spending in October after no change in the prior month, getting the fourth quarter off to a solid start.
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had rebounded in October, declined in November.
The third quarter of 2014 delivered the bedding category its traditional boost.
Overall growth in the home furnishings and bedding industry was slow, yet steady.
Retail sales rose 0.3 percent in October from September levels to $445.5 billion, according to advance estimates from The U.S. Department of Commerce.
The 46 top-earning counties in the United States account for a third of the nation's overall personal income.