Snooze News Weekly | May 24 – May 30, 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

  • FFO Home is introducing a store within a store concept. Get the scoop from The News Enterprise.

  • We parsed ISPA's latest mattress sales report and shared our take on the numbers in this story from Sleepretailer.com.


  • Pleasant Mattress will provide new mattresses for the three transitional living homes operated by Fresno-based Centers for Living. We covered it at Sleepretailer.com.

  • According to this story from CNBC, Bed Bath & Beyond settled a months-long spat with a trio of activist investors on Wednesday, saying it will nominate four new members to its board.

  • We wrote about the power of wellness and why sleep product retailers should be tapping into the rapidly expanding wellness product market. | Sleep Retailer.

  • The 2019 World Retail Congress happened recently and Forbes has 10 takeaways for readers.


  • The new Pokemon sleep app turns your sleep habits into a game, USA Today has the lowdown.

  • Malouf recently moved its bed frame production to North America. We've got the full story at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Time digs into everything smart beds can know about users in this article.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to research explored by the Guardian in this piece, disrupted sleep patterns can lead to deviant behavior.

  • Sleepopolis talks Sleep Restriction Therapy in this post.

  • A recent study reported on by Reuters shows that seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep.

  • Medical News Today shared this story about how sleep deprivation can impact and even harm circulation.

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