Snooze News Weekly | July 3 – 9, 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



  • Beautyrest's sustainable mattress line, Harmony Lux, inspired an ocean life mural inside a retailers showroom—talk about creating an experience. Get the full story from Sleep Retailer. 

  • The Harvard Business Review weighed in on how the pandemic is rewriting retail rules.


  • Malouf recently debuted its new Salt Flat furniture in its High Point showroom. We covered it at Sleepretailer.com

  • According to this press release from PR Newswire, Bed, Bath and Beyond is set to hold its first virtual only annual shareholder meeting.

  • Southerland selected an industry veteran to be its new EVP of operations. Full scoop at Sleepretailer.com. 

  • The expansion to Las Vegas market officially received a temporary certificate of occupancy. Read more from Home Accents Today.

  • Truelight recently launched a red science-backed sleep light. Learn more about the company and its technology in this press release. | PR Newswire 

  • Several industry associations are supporting the High Point Market in its choice to re-structure its fall market schedule to accommodate health and safety best practices. Read this article about it from Sleep Retailer.


  • The direct-to-consumer focused Idle Group is expanding its portfolio with a new launch as well as a brand acquisition. We wrote about it at Sleepretailer.com.


  • The NRF blog explored how Bloomingdale's is bucking luxury retail trends.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Insider has insights on how to meditate—and get better sleep as a result.

  • #TBT: this week we are throwing back to one of our favorite Sleep Retailer science-y stories. In 2018, we wrote about whether or not it's ok to let furry friends sleep in our beds.

  • As stressed as we all are right now, if you're pregnant and using marijuana, studies show that your usage can heighten your child's risk for sleep issues. | Science Daily

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