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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.
- Have you read the fall issue of Sleep Retailer yet? It’s not too late! Access the issue digitally here or via web stories on Sleepretailer.com here. Happy reading!
- In this release from PR Newswire, learn about how Mattress Advisor recently donated over 100 beds to children in need.
- Ashley Furniture recently opened a new location in Malaysia. We’ve got the story at Sleepretailer.com.
- RetailDive recently reported on the trend of flexibility in the workplace (even in retail) and its rise from fad to fundamental.
- Tempur-Sealy shared that its TempurLUXE-breeze from Tempur-Pedic won a Popular Science best of what’s new award. Get more information from Sleep Retailer.
- Pymnts.com wrote that Uber is eyeing retail delivery.
- According to Furniture Today, bedding company Amity Home is trying a new category.
- Berkshire-Hathaway added Restoration Hardware to its portfolio. We wrote about how this move could impact the industry at large in this article from Sleep Retailer
- Mashable covered Spotify’s foray into sleep with its iOS compatible sleep timer.
- Inspired by Brooklinen’s digital ‘Spaces,’ we wrote about why curated room displays work at retail. Get the full story at Sleepretailer.com
- WithIt’s student programming is supporting the next generation of the industry. Furniture Today has the scoop.
- Spring Air recently signed a new licensee in Qatar. We wrote about it in this story from Sleep Retailer
- CNBC talked about how holiday shoppers shopped on Black Friday—even if they weren’t in the stores, consumers were still spending.
- Magniflex recently introduced the UNO Mart easy-ship adjustable base. Learn more at Sleepretailer.com.
Science & Fun Stuff
- Women sleep better with a dog next to them! Learn more about the new study from WIVB.
- Stop obsessing over sleep—according to Wired, your brain will thank you.
- New Australian research—explored in this article from Medical Xpress—reveals that blue light may be even more important for sleep than previously thought.
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