Snooze News Weekly | July 10 – 16, 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




  • In this article, Retail Dive talks about why private equity owned retail is especially vulnerable right now.

  • According to Glossy, retail reopening reveals a growing demand for contactless technology.

  • PeachSkinsSheets is launching a new sheet line that embraces "wrinkles and crinkles." Learn more at Sleepretailer.com.

  • NRF's blog segment, Through The Retail Lens looked at how retailers are getting creative with cash flow.

  • Travel + Leisure rounded up its top eco-friendly bedding companies.




  • Serta Simmons is partnering with a Swiss textile innovator, HeiQ to develop a new anti-viral mattress. Learn more from Sleep Retailer.


  • Consumer Reports wrote about how to remove mattress stains.


  • PYMNTS chronicles the inconsistent path of retail recovery.

  • Similarly, this story from Marketplace examines retails new normal against the backdrop of COVID-19.


  • NPR wrote about the growing responsibilities of retailer workers trying to ensure safety in stores and the push back they are receiving from shoppers.

  • According to CBS News, Bed, Bath and Beyond is set to shutter 200 stores.



Science & Fun Stuff



  • A writer from Elle claims that Harry Styles spot reading a sleep story on a calm app didn't actually make her very sleepy.

  • Texas A&M researchers plan to study blood pressure during sleep.

  • Scientific American shares insights into sleep paralysis and the "monsters inside your mind" in this article.


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