Snooze News Weekly | January 8 – 14, 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



  • Katapult recently brought on a new head of product. Read about it in this article from Sleep Retailer.

  • Retail Dive put together a timeline of how the pandemic hit retail.

  • Corsicana is launching a social media contest centered on its Renue bedding brand. We covered it at  Sleepretailer.com.

  • The Motley Fool covers Bed, Bath and Beyond as it "solidifies its comeback." While. Supply Chain Dive examines the company's "common sense" supply chain pivot.


  • The Jones Family of Brands is bringing on a new vp of sales and a new HR leader. Get the full scoop at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Resident, a mattress brand is getting a pandemic bump with $130 million in new funding in 2021. Forbes has the story.


  • India gets its first holistic sleep solutions brand. Indian Retailer has the scoop.

  • Retail rents are falling from Manhattan to Los Angeles. Learn more from PYMNTS. 



  • Malouf developed an educational email marketing guide! Read a sample in this article from Sleep Retailer.

  • NRF put out this blog post about retail resiliency in 2020 and beyond.

  • 17 new brands have joined IMC's Juniper. Get the details from Furniture Today. 


  • The Providence Journal has tips for moving a mattress.


  • ITA is shifting the dates for its spring showtime to be a week earlier. Home Textiles Today has the details. 

  • A new sleep technology platform called Bryte recently raised $24 million in Series A funding. Yahoo Finance wrote about it.  



Science & Fun Stuff


  • What key pillar of health: sleep, exercise or diet is most important to having good mental health? This article from Today gets to the bottom of it .

  • Which came first, sleep or the brain? Find out in this article from Science Daily.

  • Healthline rounded up the best headphones for sleep.

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