Snooze News Weekly | November 8 – 14, 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 story from the NY Post, you'll learn about a bigfoot statue that was stolen from a mattress store.

  • IMC is launching its new snapshot program to highlight top products at market. Learn more from Furniture Today.




  • According to the Business Standard, mattress maker Kurl-on is looking at possible acquisitions to transform itself into a home furnishings company.



  • Retail imports are expected to surge this month. Find out why from HFN Digital.

  • Futons are set to be added to California's mattress recycling program. Learn more at Sleepretailer.com.

  • As tariffs soar, retailers wrestle with raising prices. CBS News has the story.

  • OMI is launching an extended business credit program to help retailers manage  the high cost of flooring organic sleep products. Full details are available at   Sleepretailer.com.

  • Retail Dive makes a case for why major retailers should close more stores.

  • Airflow Sleep is preparing to launch its ZO2 sleep solutions. | Sleepretailer.com

  • Architectural Digest shares the best eco-friendly products for the bedroom plus tips on what to look for in this list.

  • HSM is selling its fibers division to the Bush family. Get the scoop from Sleep Retailer.

  • It seems that sleep technology startups are on a quest to help American get better shut-eye. In this article, CNBC dives into brands like Beddr and more.




Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to Reuters, our brains do some deep cleaning and general housekeeping while we sleep.

  • Runners World wrote about why we crave junk food after a night of poor sleep.


  • Wired weighed in on why we need to start prioritizing sleep.

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