Snooze News Weekly | April 22 – 30, 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.


  • USA Today predicts a massive number of retail closures by 2025—sped up by COVID-19.

  • Haverty's is gearing up for store re-openings. We've got the scoop at

  • The Real Deal has an update on retail rents and landlord tenant relations in the retail realm for the month of April.

  • IMC will conduct a buyer survey to gauge the current state of the industry. Read the full story at

  • Furniture Today's David Perry thinks that retailers are missing an opportunity by not addressing the sleeplessness epidemic within the pandemic.

  • The Star Tribune reported on Sleep Number's numbers amidst the pandemic.

  • Forbes is wondering how Hastens is selling very expensive beds and making it look easy.

  • Business of Home rounded up new hires at Wayfair, Casper and more in its "Comings & Goings" vertical.

  • Motley Fool wonders if Bed, Bath and Beyond is the stock to buy.

  • PureCare has put its new facilities to good use with the development of a clean cover hospital pillow collection. We wrote about it at

Science & Fun Stuff

  • Having trouble sleeping? According to The Cut, you're not alone.

  • New ISPA research shows that Americans are struggling with increased stress and insomnia right now. Read the details from Sleep Retailer 

  • This story from Inc. says that sleep improves productivity.

  • Architectural Digest contemplates the pros and cons of a made bed.

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