Snooze News Weekly | March 13 – 19, 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




  • Coronavirus is impacting how people search and shop online. Marketing Dive breaks down how and why.

  • The Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer shared this comprehensive list of ways to plan for temporary workplace closures.

  • Industry veteran Mike Inman passed away this week. Read his obituary from Furniture Today.


  • This article from Futurism highlights a costly gaming bed that helps you play video games and stay home. Seems more relevant than ever.






  • Architectural Digest's Clever shared this article about a new book that made one of its writers think differently about their mattress.

  • SHEEX recently introduced two airstream max quantum mattresses. Get the story at Sleepretailer.com

  • Vogue rounded up this list of great bed sheets according to interior designers.

  • Major retailers close their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Axios has the details.

  • Before coronavirus, hotels were rolling out new solutions to calm travelers. The New York Times wrote about it. 


  • According to this story from Furniture Today, motion bed makers are seeing a growth surge in the smart base category.

  • Fast Company details the future of sleep technology and how the innovators in this category are "only just getting started."

  • Vox reported on the potential shortage of hospital beds we could soon face in the US.

  • As manufacturers miss out on key trade shows due to coronavirus, Live Furnish has a solution to help them simulate their products in showrooms virtually. We have the scoop at Sleepretailer.com


Science & Fun Stuff



  • This blog post from Psychology Today talks about chronic illness and coronavirus.


  • The Standard UK shared this article on how often you should wash your bedding. Timely.

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