Snooze News Weekly | May 28 – June 3, 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



Image of the cover of the Spring 2021 issue of Sleep Retailer

The Latest Issue: The spring edition of Sleep Retailer features up-to-date information on all of this season's latest mattress collections, sleep products + bedding technologies. Check it out online: bit.ly/2Rixcan | bit.ly/3rTZa8R


  • Eclipse is debuting the first products from its new joint venture with the UK-based Millbrook Beds at the spring High Point Market. Get the details on the Windsor 6000 and Windsor 8000 on Sleepretailer.com now.


  • Bed Bath & Beyond stocks skyrocketed the other day, as the retailer launched three new, high margin private label brands. Yahoo!Finance has the news. 

  • The National Retail Federation’s Chief Economist has cast doubt on how we assess retail industry performance these days—he is recommending that a “satellite account” be created to more accurately reflect the impact of online shopping, in particular. | BusinessWire


  • After nearly three years since Sears went into bankruptcy, the former retail giant’s legal woes continue to drag out. RetailDive explores the ongoing saga. 





  • Beautyrest has once again teamed up with Christian Siriano - this time on an exclusive wedding-themed mattress collection co-designed by the fashion designer himself. We’ve got the details.




  • Amidst the ongoing shortage of foam materials and increasing prices, HSM is promoting new alternative solutions that can be used to replace or offset the amount of foam in a mattress. Learn more at SleepRetailer.com now.


  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission has banned “inclined sleepers,” a range of baby sleep products tied to at least 90 accidental deaths. The Washington Post has the story, which includes more details on how these products previously slipped through the cracks of safety regulations. 



Science & Fun Stuff





  • If you're one of the nearly 22 million people suffering from sleep apnea in the US, you may want to try using a mouthguard at night : a new report says that they can be a more comfortable, easy-to-use solution to obstructed sleep than a traditional CPAP machine.