Snooze News Weekly | July 12 – July 18, 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




  • IMC is launching a multi-phased capital and strategic investment plan. Casual Living covered the story.


  • According to this story from Glossy, Brooklinen is expanding to include loungewear in its product offering.

  • NCFI is debuting a hybrid bed with copper in every layer. Learn more from Sleep Retailer.

  • Apparently, Sleep Country's growth might be limited. Get the details from Seeking Alpha.

  • HSM recently unveiled a sleeper mechanism that is designed for long term use. We wrote about it at Sleepretailer.com.

  • In the UK, the government may issue sleep hygiene guidance according to this article from The Guardian.

  • We rounded up all the Bed, Bath and Beyond news from the last fews months and years to give a bit of a recap of what's been going on with the retailer. Read the full story at Sleepretailer.com.

  • In this update from Yahoo Finance, a company called PūrWell has introduced a new product called PūrSlēp which provides a blend of holistic supplements in a night-time cannabinoid formula that promotes sleep—and could potentially shake up the sleep industry.


  • Fortune talks Wayfair, Nike and employee activism in this piece.


  • IMC reports steady sales at the Atlanta market according to Home World Business.

  • At the summer Las Vegas market, Malouf will hold its bi-annual Forging Freedom event. This time attendees will hear about the dangers of sexual predation on popular apps. More details available at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Prime Day poses risks for retailers. The New York Times wrote about it.


  • US retail sales beat expectations in June. Details here from CNBC.

  • King Koil completed a contemporary re-brand. Learn more about the company's new logo look and tag-lines in this story from Sleep Retailer.


Science & Fun Stuff



  •  NPR writes about the trials of sleep training in this article.

  • Check out this story about why we sleep talk from HuffPost.

  • We wrote about the relationship between sound and sleep at Sleep Retailer.


  • Good Housekeeping reminds its readers how often they should wash their sheets.

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