Snooze News Weekly | May 31 – June 6, 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

  • The Wall Street Journal weighs in on Bed, Bath and Beyond's struggles in this story.

  • The US responds to mattress dumping allegations with new tariffs. Get the scoop from Benzinga. 

  • DREEM recently appointed a North American managing director. Learn more in this update from Sleepretailer.com.


  • NPR explores what Mexican tariffs might mean for retail in this story.


  • In this piece, The Boston Globe contemplates the future of retail and the place for mobile retail spaces within it.

  • Learn more about this new Pokemon sleep game from Popular Mechanics.


  • According to this brief from Retail Dive, Amazon continues to shrink its retail operations by reportedly weeding out smaller vendors.

  • Learn more about Verlo Mattress in this profile from the Chicago Tribune.


  • This story from Patch explores how smart beds and sleep apps are raising privacy concerns among Americans.

  • CNBC analyzed retail stocks to predict what's next for the retail industry and how consumers could be impacted.


  • Buffy has a new vegan comforter on the market. Learn more from Dezeen.com.

  • It feels like summer, which means the summer Las Vegas Market is coming up soon! Learn more about the events line-up for the show in this article from Casual Living.

  • MLILY recently shifted its production to increase its US market share. We wrote about the brand's strategy at Sleepretailer.com.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Is it bad to eat before bed? This article from Women's Health Magazine will tell you!

  • Psychology Today thinks through the question: what can intermittent fasting for for you sleep? in this post.

  • Travel + Leisure has everything you need to know to get better sleep in hotels in this story.

  • According to this piece from Reuters, childhood adversity can impact sleep decades after the fact.

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