Snooze News Weekly | February 28 – March 5, 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




  • Nerdwallet rounded up the best times to buy a mattress. Do you agree?

  • Reverie is teaming up with Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix to raise awareness about positive sleep practices. Read the full story from Sleep Retailer. 

  • Fast Company wrote about new nap pods that could make flying less terrible.

  • Spring Air recently launched Nature's Rest at 23 Cardi's stores. Get the full scoop at Sleepretailer.com. 

  • Here are 7 ways to improve sleep while traveling for business from Entrepreneur.

  • 777 partners recently acquired Uown Leasing, a retail lease to own company. Full story here from Sleep Retailer.

  • Bed, Bath and Beyond is making major employee cuts in order to streamline its operations. USA Today has the story.


  • PYMNTS.com has the scoop on New York state's major data security law updates that will impact how retailers use customer data moving forward.

  • Symbol recently promoted its employee, Mark Jannke, adding manufacturing to his title—vice president of manufacturing and product development. Read more about the update in this article from Sleep Retailer.



  • My Total Retail wrote about three ways location technology is changing retail.

  • Verlo Mattress was recognized for its "Bad At Marketing" commercials. The brand's not so bad at marketing after all! |  Sleep Retailer  

  • Good Housekeeping came out with this list of best bedding for 2020. | Today 



  • CBD Pillow recently launched CBD pillowcases. Visit Sleepretailer.com for more info.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to this story from Eureka Alert, AI could help enhance the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea.

  • Thrive Global created this list of industries in which people burnout the fastest. Unsurprisingly, retail made it.

  • How To Geek wonders if it's really worth tracking your sleep.

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