Snooze News Weekly | January 4 – 10, 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.



News



  • Ready to shake things up in 2019, Englander recently brought on Mark Kinsley as its new president. Read the full scoop at Sleepretailer.com. 


  • UrgoNight is launching a headband to help you sleep better. Learn more in this update from TechCrunch.


  • Digiday took a look at how e-commerce comforter brand, Buffy, is breaking the D2C rules in this story.

  • Ron Johnson, the retail exec. behind numerous major retail trends of the past decade, offers his insights into the changing retail landscape in this Q&A with Barron's.


  • The Spoon highlighted the latest food oriented tech and treats including ice cream that aids in sleep in this round-up.

  • We've got updates on Bed, Bath and Beyond's quarterly numbers from Nasdaq here and CNBC here.

  •  Malouf is growing! And to accommodate that growth, the accessories manufacturer expanding its HQ. We've got the details in this story from Sleep Retailer.

  • The Harvard Business Review recently put out this timely article which explores the question—how does retail change when algorithms curate everything we buy?



  • Lidl is launching its own bedding line. Get the details from House Beautiful.

  • Sleepace is showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of sleep technologies at CES. Read more about its IoT, baby monitoring and elder care solutions plus more in this release from Business Wire.


  • In more sleep technology news, a company called Muse recently unveiled a sleep meditation headband. Read the coverage from Tech Crunch.



  • Sleep Score Labs is launching its new Venture Program, an initiative strictly supporting scientific advancements in consumer sleep solutions. Learn more in this press release from Business Wire.

  • ReKoop Bedding is now available on Amazon. Get the scoop in this update from Innovation Textiles.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Sleep patterns might offer clues to Alzheimers. Learn more in this story from WebMd.

  • In this report, Science Daily explores the many faces of insomnia—because apparently there's more than one.


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