Snooze News Weekly | April 26 – May 2, 2019

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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



  • Spring Issue Release | Have you read the spring issue of Sleep Retailer yet? In it you'll find—our cover story, Brooklyn Bedding Can Help You Build Your Brand, a Q&A all about the power of aromatherapy in sleep products, a pillow-oriented product focus and much more. View the issue in digital PDF form here and in web story form here

  • Ben Stein is set to address the CEO summit in Las Vegas this summer. Details here from HFN.

  • Change might be coming for Bed, Bath and Beyond. Check out the plan activists have detailed for the company (from CNBC).

  • Art Van recently appointed Mark Censoprano to CMO role. We've got the story at Sleepretailer.com


  • In this list, Forbes rounded up some top outdoor dog beds on the market. Do you have any of these in your store?

  • Malouf recently launched a series of technical support videos for its adjustable bed bases. Learn more in this story from Sleep Retailer.

  • In this post from Entrepreneur, the author writes about a huge retail faux-pas—too many promotions. Read it to learn how to run more targeted promotions that will benefit your brand.

  • Learn more about a new brand, Coddle—a company focusing on furniture and sleep products with an eye for functionality particularly in small dwellings—in this story from Sleep Retailer.

  • According to the NY Post, Mark Zuckerberg made a glowing box light to help his wife sleep (and it's news).

  • Walmart recently opened an intelligent retail lab "store of the future." Learn more about what that space looks like in this article from Business Insider.

  • Ergomotion recently promoted two executives to new operations and customer service roles. Get the full scoop from Sleep Retailer.

  • Lidl is selling biodegradable children's bedding. Learn more in this story from House Beautiful.



  • IMC has announced its Atlanta and Las Vegas market dates through 2023. Get the details from Home World Business.


  • Bloomberg recently wrote about how and why retailers are tracking where consumers shop AND sleep. Is this a data-collection practice you use? This article might help understand if this makes consumers distrust retailers and what value it gives businesses.

  • Fast Company wrote about the rising cost of a good night's sleep.


  • Avocado debuted a vegan mattress line. Read more in this article from VegNews.

  • Posh+Lavish recently introduced split head queen and king-sized mattresses. Learn more in this story from Sleep Retailer.


Science & Fun Stuff


  • Do this today to sleep well tonight: NPR's tips for better rest.

  • Healthline recently published this guide for picking the right mattress.

  • Well + Good has some useful information about how much people need to move each day to get a good night's sleep.

  • Forbes has a guide for how to design a bedroom that is optimized for healthy sleep.

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