Snooze News Weekly | October 16 – 22, 2020

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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




  • Supply chains are build for efficiency but are proving to lack agility. Read more from NRF.

  • According to this press release from PR Newswire, West Coast Mercantile is introducing new and feature packed bed sheets.

  • POLITICO chronicles another impending economic criss—empty retail space.


  • Entrepreneur wonders if ecommerce can save retail.

  • According to Axios, struggling retailers are banking on a strong holiday shopping turnout.




  • Furniture Today puts a spotlight on UK brand Silent Nights's bedding story.

  • STORIS is expediting a new feature release to support retailers facing supply chain issues. Read the full article from Sleep Retailer.


  • Black Friday? How about Black November? Read more from Retail Gazette about how retailers are encouraging more consumer spending throughout November.



  • September saw a surprise increase in retail sale. Read more about it here from CNN, here from NBC and here from Finance & Commerce.

  • You heard it from Queer Eye's Bobby Berk: you should splurge on your mattress. (We couldn't agree more!) | CNBC 

  • Magniflex recently unveiled a website for its GiNO brand to help build enthusiasm for its highly anticipated new collection even before its release. Learn more at Sleepretailer.com. 

  • Benzinga reports: science driven sleep tech is pushing extreme industry advancements forward.



Science & Fun Stuff



  • Men's Health has solutions for fixing an out of whack sleep cycle.

  • White noise might not be as good of a sleep aid as previously thought. The Guardian wrote about recent research findings on the matter.

  • CTV News encourages readers to get a good night sleep before getting a flu shot because experts say quality sleep can increase vaccine effectiveness.

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