Snooze News Weekly | October 26 – November 1, 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.


  • Our hearts go out tothe Bates McNulty family and the Spring Air company as they mourn the loss of one of the brand's owners, Elaine Bates McNulty. Read more from Sleep Retailer.

  • A Forbes contributor reviews new noise-masking sleep buds from Bose in this story.

  • Amazon is giving boxed bed brands a run for their money with its new mattresses. CNN covered it here and Retail Dive here.

  • In hiring news, Talalay Global recently brought on a VP of business development. We've got the story at

  • A Sleep Sherpa showroom is coming to Chicago. Learn more in this article from the Chicago Tribune's business segment.

  • Therapedic recently hosted a mattress focused educational day in New Jersey featuring presentations on emerging industry trends, trends in health, state and federal regulation issues and more. Read more details from Furniture Today.

  • The Colts football team and Ashley Home Store teamed up to provide 100 kids with their own beds. Read more at

  • In this article, a Forbes contributor speculates on Bed Bath and Beyond's future and its long term  strategy.

  • In California, the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is embroiled in a legal dispute with Blue Marble Materials. Get the details from San Francisco's local CBS.

  • Business Insider curated this list of best sleep masks on the market.

  • Talalay Global is supporting growth with a new head of product development. We covered the story at

  • A leading bed brand recently closed in Boston. Find out which in this article from the Lincolnshire Reporter. 

Science & Fun Stuff

  • Learn more about sleep inertia and how scientists detect it in this story from Mental Floss.

  • More teens are using sleep aids. According to this article from USA Today, there could be risks.

  • Travel+Leisure offers its advice for sleeping while on the move in this story.

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