Snooze News Weekly | March 27 – April 2, 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.


  • It's heartening to see the pandemic bringing out the best in people in our industry. Even while taking a major business hit, this California-based mattress store owner is trying to help hospital workers. | CBS Los Angeles

  • The Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer shares interesting legal insights for retailers regarding EPA updates in this article, lease agreements in this one and a more general round-up of legal issues in this article.

  • Forbes has two contributor posts about coronavirus and retail. This one suggests that coronavirus could be the REAL retail apocalypse. This one considers that the pandemic could reset retail values and habits.

  • Yahoo Sports has thoughts on why you should not work from your bed during the pandemic.

  • HSM has brought Doug Guffey on to serve as director of sales. We have the update at

  • PYMNTS talks about why omni-channel is no longer an option for retailers in this article.

  • The New York Times wrote about retail closures and furloughs resulting from the pandemic.

  • PureCare has begun manufacturing pillows in the U.S. Read more from Sleep Retailer. 

  • rounded up some of the best firm mattresses for every sleeper.

  • Architectural Digest shared the latest products and projects for wellness at home.

  • The new stimulus package may not be all that promising for retail. has details.

  • HSM is shifting its production in response to COVID-19. Read more at 

Science & Fun Stuff

  • Good Housekeeping has tips for keeping your sheets clean.

  • The New York Times has some ideas for how to sleep better despite coronavirus fears.

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