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Waterbeds used to be a $2 billion industry, but memory-foam mattresses helped cause their downfall

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Announcer: Wouldn't you rather spend your evening in a waterbed? For a limited time, $189.99.
Girl: Daddy, can I have a waterbed? Please, Daddy, can I have a waterbed?
Narrator: Remember waterbeds? You might not, but they were all the rage in the '70s and '80s, and they kind of developed a reputation as a mattress that was good for, you know, stuff other than sleeping. But, believe it or not, waterbeds weren't actually invented to make bedtime bouncier. They were intended to help people get better sleep.
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