Snooze News Weekly | January 15 – 20, 2021

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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




  • AJC reports that trade shows are attempting to make a comeback in Atlanta despite the surge in COVID cases.

  • Serta recently announced a new health and wellness partnership with WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers). Sleep Retailer covered the story.

  • Walmart's CEO spoke with Barron's about how the pandemic has changed retail forever.

  • Malouf ranked No. 5 on Glassdoor's best places to work list. Read the full update at  Sleepretailer.com.

  • Numerous retailers including Bed, Bath and Beyond, Kohls and Wayfair are dropping MyPillow, FOX9 reports.



  • According to People, the Furhaven orthopedic sofa pet bed is easy on aging furry friends.

  • Reverie ended the year on a very responsible and generous note by donating more than 14 million masks. Read more about the brand's philanthropy from  Sleep Retailer.



  • According to Sheila Long O'Mara, a newly minted Furniture Today editor, mattress imports are down 46 percent as the antidumping duties go into effect.


  • NPR reports that retail spending is dipping for the third straight month.

Science & Fun Stuff


  • Melatonin sales are up, but is melatonin really the best way to better sleep? Business Insider wrote about scams, efficacy and how demand for the product is being met.

  • Good Housekeeping has tips for determining your best sleep time.

  • Apparently, our brains paralyze us when we sleep. Learn more from Science Daily. 

  • Some light is better for sleep than others, Healthline rounded up a list of best types and colors of light for sleeping.

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