Snooze News Weekly | September 10 – 16, 2021

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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 and writing about this week.

In The News: Industry Focused Stories

PlushBeds Earns Eco-Excellence Award: PlushBeds recently announced that its Botanical Bliss organic latex mattress has been selected as the "Eco-Mattress" category's winner in the Eco-Excellence Awards 2021 lineup. | Sleep Retailer

DTC Brand Parachute Expands Into Furniture: Addressing heightened consumer demand for home products, Parachute is expanding into furniture with new bed frames. | Retail Dive

Malouf Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $136,000+: On Aug. 20, the Malouf Foundation hosted over 30 teams at its annual Golf for Freedom tournament in northern Utah. The event raised more than $136,000. Every dollar will go toward a restorative care center in Utah for young female survivors of trafficking.| Sleep Retailer 

Bed, Bath & Beyond To Hold Open Houses + Debut Advisory Panel: BBB's new advisory panel includes a sleep and wellness specialist. The impetus behind these changes, as well as the open house events, is to offer consumers the chance to watch the chain transform. | Chain Store Age 

Harrison Spinks To Launch Recycling Plant: Fifth generation bed and mattress manufacturer, Harrison Spinks, is bolstering its sustainability credentials by launching a dedicated recycling plant and unveiling its first ever annual sustainability report.| Sleep Retailer

Casper Partners With Sleep Country Canada: This partnership marks Casper’s largest Canadian distribution platform to-date, with mattresses being sold across Sleep Country’s national network of 287 retail locations and robust e-commerce platforms starting early October 2021.| Yahoo Finance

The Point Returns With New Space, Full Schedule: This October, the High Point Market Authority will debut a new, custom-built structure and host a dynamic lineup of educational and social programming at The Point. The popular pop-up will return after a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus for five full days of events throughout Fall Market. | Sleep Retailer

LVMKT Names Kathryn M. Ireland Design Icon: The interiors and textile designer will be honored at the winter Las Vegas Market in January 2022. Ireland’s appointment to International Market Centers’ list of design visionaries marks a resumption of the Design Icon programming after a pandemic pause. | Gifts and Decor

Brooklyn Bedding Launches EcoSleep Luxe Hybrid: Brooklyn Bedding recently launched an all new sustainable sleep solution: the EcoSleep Luxe Hybrid, designed to provide a thoroughly natural and customizable way to sleep. Joining the company’s EcoSleep series, the new mattress features a sustainably sourced, uniquely zippered top cover with a flippable latex foam core for ultimate personalization.| Sleep Retailer

Health, Wellness & The Science Of Sleep

ResMed Touts Merits Of The CPAP Machine:  A late-breaking abstract presented at the virtual European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021, supported by ResMed, found that using positive airway pressure therapy as directed can significantly increase sleep apnea patients’ chances of living longer, according to a news release. | Mass Device

Deep Clean A Mattress: Gross video demonstrates how to deep clean a 7-year old mattress. It's as unpleasant as you would expect, but also kind of useful? | Insider

Know The Warning Signs Of Sleep Apnea: Research shows that about 20 percent of older adults experience it — and that many of them don’t know they do. Find out how to determine if you or your loved one is part of this 20 percent. | AARP

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