Snooze News Weekly | July 23 – 30, 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.



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  • SUMMER ISSUE RELEASE:  Bursting with up-to-date information on all the latest mattress collections, sleep products and bedding technologies hitting the market this season our summer issue a must read. Check it out in digital magazine form or as individual web stories now. | Sleep Retailer 

  • IMC is set to address diversity across the retail and design industries it serves through a series of two webinars scheduled for early August. Get all the details from Home World Business.

  • "Many store owners have "abdicated their responsibility" and left it up to rank-and-file workers to enforce mask policies, said Stuart Appelbaum of the retail workers union." Read more in this report from NBC News.

  • Our publisher, Chris Schriever, was recently featured on Nationwide Marketing Group's Independent Thinking podcast. Get a sneak peak and listen to the full conversation in this story from Sleepretailer.com.

  • According to Benzinga, the Scott Brothers will be participating in Furniture Today's bedding conference this year.

  • CNBC rounded up retailers that have filed bankruptcy so far in 2020 in this list.


  • A Forbes contributor explores the future of retail based on the ways in which consumer buying. habits have changed in this article.

  • In this post from NRF, the organization digs into how COVID-19 is impacting inventory for retailers.

  • Building on its emphasis on quality customer support, Spring Air recently hired a new customer service representative. We covered the new appointment in this story from  Sleep Retailer.

  • Yahoo Finance wrote about a new and very compelling mattress—one that is biodegradable.

  • Business Of Home rounded up some of this week's top highlights including collaborations in the home furnishings space and the end of Oprah Magazine.

  • IMC will present webinars considering what post-COVID-19 retail might look like. HomeWorld Business has the scoop.

  • Malouf recently launched a 3-D virtual showroom tour for retailers unable to attend the summer Las Vegas Market. | Sleep Retailer 

  • Purple is expanding its operations into Georgia. Learn more from Jackson Progress—Argus.

  • Glossy wonders if open air malls could be the future of retail.

  • Congratulations to all the familiar faces recognized in Home Furnishings Business' 40 Under 40.



Science & Fun Stuff




  • Harvard Business Review talks sleep and careers—how much is bad sleep hurting yours?


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