Snooze News Weekly | May 10 – May 16, 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


  • CBS News reports on the resignation of Bed, Bath and Beyond's CEO. Plus, Forbes has a hot take on the matter too.

  • Reverie recently promoted Chelsi Mikowski to a new marketing role. Details in this story from Sleepretailer.com

  • Retail Dive wrote about how retailers need to understand how shoppers make decisions + advice for how.


  • The founder of Mattress Clarity talks about navigating career changes and the entrepreneurship journey. Read the story from Thrive Global now.


  • This brief from Retail Dive explores a recent report from Moody's, which projects that survival of the fittest will cull the retail marketplace.

  • Tempur-Pedic has officially entered the bed-in-a-box market, we wrote about what it means in this original article from Sleepretailer.com.

  • Learn why mattress shoppers need mattress protectors in this story from Inverse.

  • Malouf recently added a former big box buyer to its sales team. We've got the scoop in this update from  Sleep Retailer.

  • CBD is hot, find out more with this article from WRAL.com.

  • We wrote about personal styling in clothing retail and how mattress retailers might use a similar approach when helping shoppers select beds. | Sleepretailer.com

  • In this story, Forbes begs the question: can pop-up fashion stores reinvent luxury retail? The story leads us to wonder: can pop-ups work for luxury sleep?


  • Denver Mattress recently announced the launch of a mattress meant for rooftops via this press release from PR Newswire.

  • Allowing retailers to sell warranties and protection plans online, STORIS recently launched eSTORIS 41.5. We covered it at Sleepretailer.com.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Check out this story from Parade about the best sleep positions for people with back and neck pain.



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