Snooze News Weekly | December 27, 2018 – January 3, 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.


  • Living Spaces is donating mattresses to California fire victims. Get the scoop from Furniture World.

  • CNBC rounded up a list of retailers that went bankrupt in 2018. Read it here.

  •  Reverie is set to promote healthy sleep at CES 2019. Learn more in this article from Sleep Retailer. 

  • Fast Company wrote about the surprisingly bright future of retail in this story.

  • Murphy beds are back in style according to this piece from the Wall Street Journal.

  • Yahoo Finance predicts that sleep technology will be hot this year in this article

  • According to Forbes, these are the most promising retail concepts coming to 2019. 

  •  Another trend that's coming back into favor? The waterbed.We wrote about the waterbed of today at 

  • According to this post from CNBC, retail saw its best holiday season in 6 years.

  • Airweave has a new ambassador, an am-bark-ssador to be more specific. Get the scoop from Sleep Retailer.

  • The Boston Globe has a solution that might save local retail. 

  • A recent survey shows how much people are willing to pay for a perfect night sleep. We recapped the survey and considered its implications in this story from

  • Fixer Upper's Joanna Gaines is launching a new bedding line at Target. Learn more from Celebrity Insider.

  • Restonic recently promoted Julia Rosien to the role of VP of brand and digital marketing. Learn more in this article from Sleep Retailer

Science & Fun Stuff

  • Apparently violent sleep disorder is a thing and researchers have recently learned more about it. Find out if you're at risk via this post from Everyday Health.

  • Is fixing your sleep schedule a New Year's resolution of yours? This story from Bustle considers whether or not you can turn a sleep schedule around in a week.

  • According to this article from Smithsonian Magazine, nearly 1/3 of Americans get fewer than 6 hours of sleep per night.

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