Snooze News Weekly | October 18 – 25, 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





  • The Washington Redskins recently teamed up with BEDGEAR. Learn more about the new performance sleep partnership in this update from Sleep Retailer.

  • According to speculation from Digiday, the flooded digital mattress market might be due for consolidation.



  • NRF talks about the retail consumer trend deal-hunting in this blog post.

  • Daily Mail UK rounded up the latest sleep tech - including robots - in this story.

  • Malouf recently held its third annual art auction and benefit to raise money for survivors of domestic abuse. We've got the scoop at Sleepretailer.com.


  • A new wearable sleep measurement device is on the market. Fast Company explores the new technology in this article.



  • Want to attract the millenial consumer? According to this article from Forbes, millenials love their pets and as a result, pet retail is hot.



  • The latest in D2C bedding is here; check out Gryphon in this press release from PR Newswire.

  • A CNN 'Perspectives' writer contemplates where Sears went wrong in this story, while the writer in this article from The Week considers how Best Buy is still going strong amidst the so-called retail apocalypse.


  • Serial returners getting you down? You aren't alone. Read more about the troubling consumer trend in this post from Business Insider.

  • USA Today's My Central Jersey news site covers Boll and Branch's first brick-and-mortar store opening in this article.

  • Malouf's graphic design team recently received national recognition. Get the full story at Sleepretailer.com.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • According to this article from Refinery 29, people are so desperate for sleep that they are paying $8k for a sleep coach.

  • Read why you should make your bed every day in this piece from Mashable. 

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