Preston Soper, left and Jacquine Vehmeier tried out a Tempur-Pedic mattress as part of their new employee orientation as customer service representatives at Sleep Outfitters on Nicholasville Road in Lexington. The Sleep Outfitters location now has a Mattress Firm competitor on the same corner of Nicholasville Road.
Preston Soper, left and Jacquine Vehmeier tried out a Tempur-Pedic mattress as part of their new employee orientation as customer service representatives at Sleep Outfitters on Nicholasville Road in Lexington. The Sleep Outfitters location now has a Mattress Firm competitor on the same corner of Nicholasville Road. Pablo Alcala palcala@herald-leader.com
Preston Soper, left and Jacquine Vehmeier tried out a Tempur-Pedic mattress as part of their new employee orientation as customer service representatives at Sleep Outfitters on Nicholasville Road in Lexington. The Sleep Outfitters location now has a Mattress Firm competitor on the same corner of Nicholasville Road. Pablo Alcala palcala@herald-leader.com

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