Snooze News Weekly | March 26 – April 1, 2021

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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




  • WithIt recently held a virtual brunch. Learn more about this most recent event as well as more upcoming opportunities to get involved with the organization at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Apple has a new gadget up it sleeve—according to Apple Insider, the tech giant is researching a haptic system for mattresses to help relax and wake users.

  • Malouf observed B-Corp month last month with a campaign emphasizing the brand's philanthropical and green initiatives—all of which contribute to its b-corp status. Get the scoop at Sleepretailer.com


  • HS Metals recently partnered with Opex. Learn more from Sleep Retailer 

  • IMC's April Market Insights webinar it set to focus on 2021 as the "Year of Wellness." Furniture World has the details.

  • LifeTime, a fitness organization and Beautyrest recently partnered to conduct a survey that found that sleep continues to be both aspirational and elusive. Read the survey highlights at Sleepretailer.com.

  • AmericasMart is fully embracing hybrid in person and virtual buying events and programming. Read more about the approach from Gifts & Decorative Accessories.



  • Loss Prevention Media talks about the impact of COVID-19 on organized retail crime.



  • Is sleep the latest wellness trend? Seems like it! Living Etc. covered the opening of a new sleep retreat in Utah.

  • Blu Sleep is expanding its executive team—find out who they've added to the team at Sleepretailer.com. 

  • A new medical mattress sounds the alarm when patients need to be turned around, helping to prevent bedsore. Innovation Origins has the scoop. 

  • Ghostbed is offering a mattress collection for brick & mortar retailers. | Sleep Retailer

Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to CNN, new findings suggest that luxury bedding harkens back to the Iron Age.

  • Shape wonders if you can ever really catch up on sleep.

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