Snooze News Weekly | October 11 – 18, 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.



News



  • FALL 2018 ISSUE RELEASE: A new issue of Sleep Retailer is out! Read the full magazine digitally here or view fall issue posts at Sleepretailer.com.



  • Malouf's new displays aim to increase accessory sales and save space. Read more about the brand's sleek, vertical racking systems in this story from Sleep Retailer.


  • Furniture Today's David Perry discusses Ashley Furniture's dramatic bedding price cut in this story and the brand's motivation for the change.

  • STORIS recently unveiled a new customer experience management technology. Get the details from Sleep Retailer.

  • Gear Patrol introduces a new mattress from Boll and Branch in this article.


  • Magniflex teamed up with Food For The Poor to send disaster relief supplies to families in North Carolina who continue to be affected by Hurricane Florence. Read more at Sleepretailer.com.

  • Are your customers with young babies getting desperate for rest? Mashable compiled a list of baby sleep gadgets to help parents and their babies get some solid shut-eye.




  • Tempur-Pedic's founder is set to tell his unlikely story of success on NPR's How I Built This podcast on October 22nd. Find out how to download and listen to the episode in this story from Sleep Retailer.

  • There's a cannabis brand that's looking to take a slice of the sleep industry pie by helping Americans get naturally better rest. Read more in this article from Forbes.

  • Sleepopolis wants to know what's up with celebrity athlete mattress sponsorships in this blog post. We do too!


  • The Motley Fool explores the details of Amazon's new, disruptive retail concept in this story.

  • Mattress Firm Update: the retail chain has the green light to close select stores and pay its vendors. Learn more in this brief from Retail Dive.

  • Adrenaline, a new line of boxed sleep systems, has launched exclusively among 3 retailers. Find out more about the easy-ship family of products and where it's available in this article from Sleep Retailer.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • Is it normal to hate cuddling in your sleep? Elite Daily got the official word from an expert in this post.

  • Bustle recently curated this list of apps meant to help insomniacs go to sleep.


  • Queen Elizabeth shares her travel necessities - namely what she can't sleep without - in this piece from Travel and Leisure.

  • A massive sleep study of 44,000 people is here to end all the debates. INC has the details on how much sleep this new study says we really need.

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