Snooze News Weekly | April 3 – 9, 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




  • IMC is offering help for retailers looking to access coronavirus relief programs. | Home World Business


  • Nasdaq has an update on the home furnishings outlook with coronavirus in the mix.


  • In this optimistic take, Digital Commerce 360 explains why the current crisis isn't killing offline retail just yet.


  • USA Today wonders: why are some mattress stores still open?

  • Serta followed up its earlier mattress donation with its "Stay Home, Send Beds" program. |  Sleep Retailer. 

  • Apple Watch 6 is rumored to have more sleep oriented capabilities, learn more in this article from CNET.

  • Skydex produced a cleanable mattress. Read more at Sleepretailer.com

  • Casper has retooled its mattress offerings. Business Insider reviewed the brand's updates.







  • BEDGEAR is also donating supplies to local hospitals and nursing homes in New York. We covered it at Sleepretailer.com.

  • According to this article from Home World Business, IMC is offering a B2B digital marketplace and is still planning for the summer markets.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • The Cut has a guide for how to fall asleep.

  • The Washingtonian shares what it's like to sleep with someone who uses a cpap machine.

  • An insomniac talks about how relaxation tapes helped them sleep in this story from the New York Times.

  • Tech Crunch explains how sleep apnea devices could help offset the ventilator shortage for less severe COVID-19 cases.

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