Snooze News Weekly | August 3 – 9, 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 



  • Reverie makes its award winning marketing collateral available to retail partners through a special portal. Learn more about the program in this story from Sleep Retailer.

  • In this detailed article about the furniture industry, Curbed explores how material sourcing can significantly impact product design in the context of Trump's proposed tariffs.

  • Talalay Global recently brought on a new VP of marketing. Read more about the new hire in this post from Sleep Retailer.

  • Digiday discusses how eCommerce retailers are using mall spaces to test products. Read the full story here.

  • BEDGEAR sleep products are now available via the wedding registry, Zola. Get the scoop from Sleep Retailer.

  • Brooklyn Bedding is currently offering sleep bundles that pair their products across segments and package them specifically for k-12 as well as college students. Read our coverage at Sleepretailer.com.


  • Latexco expands its US sales team with some key hires. Read more from Sleep Retailer here.

  • In this Forbes contributor post, the writer hypothesizes why Amazon and its rivals are uniting to protect the US Postal Service

  • According to research from PERQ, home furnishings websites (including mattress sites) are not effectively engaging customers. Get the full scoop from Sleep Retailer.

  • E.S. Kluft adds regional account managers to its team to spur growth. Read the story at Sleepretailer.com.

  •  Globe St. contemplates the real estate value of former big-box retail spaces in this piece. 

  • The United Way honored the Malouf Foundation's founders, Sam and Kacie Malouf, earlier this summer for their continuous charitable efforts. Read the full web story at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Forbes Coaches Council gives tips on creating an omni-channel retail strategy in this piece.

  • Owen Shoemaker is retiring from King Koil this summer. Read more in this article from Sleep Retailer



  •  Ergomotion named its first leader of organizational development. Read more about the new appointment from Sleep Retailer.


  •  Summer hires are rampant in the sleep industry! Southerland recently brought on a new operations executive to manage its Nashville based factory. Read more from Sleep Retailer.

  •  Princess Cruises launched a luxury bed in Singapore. Cruise Industry News covered the story.


  • Do your kids listen to you when you tell them it's time for bed? No? Disney now has a sleep hotline so Mickey can tell your kids to go to bed... and you don't have to! Full story here from USA Today.

  • E.S. Kluft promoted two of its employees to leadership roles. Read more about the advancements from Sleep Retailer.

  • Reverie recently brought on a social media community manager. Read more about the role and how it will support the brand at Sleepretailer.com.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to a study from Science Daily, our learning capabilities are limited during slow wave sleep. 

  •  Did you know sleep has an impact on our relationships? Time has the story

  • In a recent Science Daily report, it was discovered that broadband internet can cause sleep deprivation.

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