Snooze News Weekly | August 17 – 23, 2018

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Each week, we find, curate and share the most relevant bedding and mattress news stories from across the web. Check out what we're reading this week.



News 




  • Google is set to open its first retail store. Get the full story from AJC.


  •  While it might not impact mattress retailers, it could impact sleep accessories sellers; regardless it's an interesting time in retail with the advent of cashier-free retail stores. More here from Wired.


  • More on the impact of the eCommerce sales tax ruling on e-tail logistics from Forbes Community Voice, Jake Rheude, the VP of an online retail fulfillment company.

  • Sleep has officially gone mainstream: Arianna Huffington and Elon Musk are publicly arguing about it. Get the story from Huffington Post. 

  • The Hollywood Reporter wrote that 29Rooms bedding might be on the horizon. We are ready!


  • Nordstrom sales soar, proving retail is far from dead. Read more from USA Today. 

  • Check out the Manta black out sleep mask. Story from Mashable.


  • Nasdaq reports strong retail sector performance, while Forbes talks retail trends now and what they say about American shoppers. 

  • West Elm is now selling Leesa in its UK stores. Read the full story from Digital Commerce 360.



Science & Fun Stuff




  •  Check out this handy guide for differentiating bed bug bits from mosquito bites from This Is Insider.

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