Snooze News Weekly | January 21 – 28, 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.



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  • Poised for national expansion, Shifman is adding new members to its sales leadership team. Full story here from  Sleep Retailer. 


  • Bryte raised 24m in series A funding. Learn more about the sleep tech company's plans for expansion at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Barron's has ideas for betting on retail stock despite the unpredictability of today.


  • Furniture Today reports that IMC is launching a new webinar series on diversity in retail.

  • Rize launched a complete mattress protection program. We covered it at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Business Of Home wrote about long lead times, wonders when they will get better.

  • MLILY made a major donation to a local nonprofit in its home community in Tennessee. Read more at  Sleepretailer.com.

  • RetailDive rounded up and explained 6 charts conveying the impact of the pandemic on retail.



  • HSM named Justin Ferdinand to lead its healthcare products unit. Read more at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Atlanta Market apparently went well. | Home World Business 


  • The Guardian does not think you should work from bed, but also offers a guide to doing it anyway.

Science & Fun Stuff


  • Mashable has tips for watching tv in bed (in case you need them).

  • WebMD suggests that a good night sleep might be needed before you get your COVID vaccine.


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