Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Unless the context otherwise requires, the terms "Mattress Firm®," "our company," "the Company," "we," "us," "our" and the like refer to Mattress Firm Holding Corp. and its consolidated subsidiaries. Unless otherwise indicated, (i) the term "our stores" refers to our company-operated stores and our franchised stores and (ii) when used in relation to our company, the terms "market" and "markets" refer to the metropolitan statistical area or an aggregation of the metropolitan statistical areas in which we or our franchisees operate. In this report, we refer to earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization and other adjustments (such as goodwill impairment charges, loss on store closings and acquisition expenses), or "Adjusted EBITDA." Adjusted EBITDA is not a performance measure under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, or "U.S. GAAP." See "Item 6. ... More ...