Snooze News Weekly | November 29 – December 5, 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




  • In this release from PR Newswire, learn about how Mattress Advisor recently donated over 100 beds to children in need.


  • RetailDive recently reported on the trend of flexibility in the workplace (even in retail) and its rise from fad to fundamental.


  • 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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