Snooze News Weekly | November 30 – December 6, 2018

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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.


  • In philanthropic news, PureCare and Sit n' Sleep have teamed up to make significant donations to support the victims of the California fires. We covered the story here at

  • Barron's explains why people should be choosy when investing in retail stocks.

  • Malouf is now shipping all of its products to the northeast and midwest regions from its new Ohio warehouse. Read the full story here from Sleep Retailer.

  • Furniture Today shares its December 2018 bedding insights here.

  • Industry Journal reported on the competitive players in the organic mattress market. Find out which companies they named as top contenders here.

  • According to this story from Sleep Retailer, Som Sleep is now available in Gelson's, a California based grocery company.

  • California is looking into a program to provide every homeless person with a bed. Get the scoop in this article from the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • Nectar is set to open a unique style of store-front at Tyson's Corner in Virginia. Read on here at

  • Pleasant Mattress hired for two new positions to maintain a high-quality customer experience amidst growth. Read on in this article from Sleep Retailer.

  • Sleep Country, a Canadian retailer, is set to acquire the bed-in-a-box company, Endy. Read more from the Financial Post.

  • Mattress Firm's senior vice president of communications & customer experience, Sunni Goodman, was recently awarded two 2018 Stevie Awards. We covered the story at 

  • House Beautiful featured a mid-century modern dog bed in this article and we couldn't help but share. It's adorable.

  • In an effort to meet the needs of its customers, Latexco US brought on several new team members. We've got the details at

  • Attributing the chain's problems to a 'breakneck buildout,' Bloomberg examines Mattress Firm's struggles in recent months more closely in this story.

  • Jerome's Furniture is now using StaffConnect to streamline internal communications. Learn more in this article from Sleep Retailer.

  • Forbes highlights six founders who are reinventing brick and mortar in this post.

Science & Fun Stuff

  • Unsurprisingly, you're more likely to fall if you didn't get enough sleep—and this study from Science Daily proves it.

  • The New Yorker tackles sleeping and sleeplessness in this story.

  • Consumer Reports has ideas on how to watch TV without keeping your bedmate up all night in this article.

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