Snooze News Weekly | April 10 – 16, 2020

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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




  • Business of Home wonders what digital marketplaces will emerge as trade show continue to be cancelled while Furniture Today describes a surge in adoptions of one called Shopzio.


  • According to this story from People, Madewell and Parachute are teaming up to produce a loungewear and bedding collection.


  • In its response to COVID-19, Classic Brands is making donations to support health and emergency organizations and supporting retailers with an ecommerce solution. Learn more from Sleep Retailer.

  • The Search Engine Journal wrote about how COVID-19 is impacting SEO in the retail sector.


  • Forbes shared eight great silk pillow cases to help readers improve their sleep in this list.


  • The Motley Fool addresses a tough question head on in this article exploring whether or not investors should buy retail stocks right now.

  • BEDGEAR builds on its relief efforts by releasing clean guidelines for retailers and making additional donations. The full story can be found at Sleepretailer.com.

  • The Sleep Research Society announced this year's research award winners.


  • In this article, USA Today chronicles the impact of coronavirus on retail stores.

  • Naturepedic is producing sustainable face masks that are free of toxins and simple to wash. Learn more from Sleep Retailer.

  • Purple is seeing a spike in seat cushion sales but still had to furlough much of its staff. Marketwatch has the story.

  • IMC is providing key info on government relief program and ushering new digital sales opportunities. Read the full update from Sleep Retailer.

  • PYMNTS talks about why this upcoming week is.a big one for retail data.



  • Spring Air and its licensees have joined forces to produce face masks. Learn more at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Politico wrote about the commerce lock up and retail sales decline resulting from COVID-19 in this article.


  • Forbes delves into what retail sectors are benefiting from coronavirus.





Science & Fun Stuff



  • Wired talks about how modified sleep apnea machines could ease the ventilator crunch.

  • Consumer Reports wrote about how to optimize your bedroom for better sleep.

  • Pillows but make it fashion—Today explores a new quarantine style phenomenon.

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