Snooze News Weekly | March 20 – 26, 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




  • COVID-19 will upend retail, but Brookings has some ideas about what steps we can take to save it.


  • Business of Home has isolated two key COVID-19 consequences and has advice for how to prepare.


  • Parade rounded up top cooling mattresses. What do you think of their picks?

  • Digital Commerce 360 highlighted a unique apparel retailer that is expanding into bedding.


  • Bed, Bath and Beyond is closing many of its stores but keeping some essential locations open. USA Today has the scoop.

  • According to this update from Business of Home, IMC is expanding its digital department with new hires.


  • US News put out this guide for how to buy a mattress.

  • In the midst of crisis, the furniture industry is stepping up. Read more from Sleep Retailer. 

  • Coindesk has four reasons central banks should launch digital currencies for retail.

  • Furniture Today has moved its bedding conference to August.




  • Robb Report wrote about the cultural cache of the mattress.



Science & Fun Stuff



  • CNN has tips for how to combat sleep disruptions and carb cravings while you social distance.


  • Smell helps the brain form memories during sleep. Full article here from Medical News Today.

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