Snooze News Weekly | July 17 – 22, 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




  • According to this article from CNN, retail sales have been up for two months in a row, but this article from the New York Times worries that the increase in sales could be fleeting.

  • More and more retail chains across the country are requiring masks for entry, ABC News reports on it.

  • DC Velocity looks at the state of the supply chain as we hit month four of the pandemic.

  • Sleep Country and Malouf team up to bring the brand's luxurious sleep products to Canada. We covered the story at Sleepretailer.com.


  • In an interview with MediaPost, Purple's founder explains that despite the brand's best marketing efforts, word of mouth remains the brand's biggest customer converter.

  • High Point Market has opened registration. Read more about the health and safety initiatives in store for the fall market at  Sleepretailer.com. 

  • In 2019, retail shrink totaled nearly 62 billion. Retail Dive has the scoop.


  • Learn more about Las Vegas Market's first look program webinars from Home World Business.



  • The National Retail Federation wrote about curbside pickup—another new retail normal.

  • Today rounded up this list of best mattress toppers. Do you sell any of these?


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Insider investigates the incredibly rare short sleep syndrome.

  • According to the Guardian, children's sleep is severely affected by coronavirus anxiety.

  • Psychology Today can help you determine if you're in sleep debt and if so, how to dig yourself out.

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