Snooze News Weekly | December 14 – 20, 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



  • We explored the endless search for "best" and the role that product recommendation sites are play in the bedding industry in this original story from Sleepretailer.com.


  • A Forbes contributor rounded up game changing retail trends to watch in 2019 in this listicle.

  • CNBC breaks down the positive sales numbers retailers saw in November in this update.

  • We selected the biggest sleep and sleep-oriented health and wellness trends of 2018 in this article from  Sleep Retailer.

  • Las Vegas Market recently expanded its gift and home decor resources at the winter market. Get the scoop from Furniture Today.

  • In this update, Yahoo Finance chronicles its eight 'outrageous' retail predictions for 2019.


  • King Koil appointed Kevin Damewood to a new business development role. We covered the story at Sleepretailer.com. 

  • Barron's rounded up some safe retail stocks in this list.

  • Digital Commerce 360 shared some interesting data on the growth of digital mattress sales in this article.

  • Natura is making its return to Las Vegas Market this winter and we covered it in this post from  Sleep Retailer. 

  • NPR ponders the age old question—why are there so many mattress stores?—in this story.

  • Forbes contributor, Daniel Newman, shares his top four digital transformation trends in retail 2019 predictions in this article.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Reverie shared its top sleep tips for kids on holiday break in this Sleep Retailer story.

  • The Guardian shared an interesting piece on a writer who gets paid to write stories to help people sleep.

  • In Seattle, school is starting later and teens are reaping the benefits. NPR covered it in its health-shots vertical.

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