Snooze News Weekly | June 14 – June 20, 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



  • Spring Issue Release | Be sure to check out the spring issue of Sleep Retailer before the summer issue comes out! In it you'll find—our cover story, Brooklyn Bedding Can Help You Build Your Brand, a Q&A all about the power of aromatherapy in sleep products, a pillow-oriented product focus and much more. View the issue in digital PDF form here and in web story form here

  • This article from Inquirer.com explores the commercialization of sleep.


  • May retail sales were up. Learn more in this brief from Retail Dive.

  • Help your customers protect their homes from bed bugs—take our advice from first-hand experience in this Sleep Retailer original article.


  • "Customer Data Platforms" are a valuable resource for companies looking to take a more targeted approach to marketing, inventory and much more. Learn more in this original article from SleepRetailer.com.


  • Withit announces its new executive advisory council. Furniture, Lighting & Decor has the details.



  • Corsicana recently appointed two new executives. We covered the story at Sleepretailer.com.

  • This article from Chain Store Age contends that retailers may need to experiment to win.



Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to this article from Earth.com, humans may not need 8 hours but instead might need to sleep more often.

  • In this Sleep Retailer original story, we wrote about how sleep trackers can actually cause insomnia.

  • This story from Quartz outlines some scientifically proven ways to fall asleep faster.

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