Snooze News Weekly | September 18 – 24, 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



  • Podium and Nationwide Marketing Group are partnering to support independent retailers looking to offer ecommerce shopping options. Read the full story from Sleep Retailer.

  • USA Today rounded up the Bed, Bath and Beyond 2020 store closures.


  • Forbes talks about how retail is faring in the pandemic compared with the automotive industry.

  • WWD reported on a recent survey which shows that retailers are facing operational challenges due to the pandemic.


  • Woolroom is launching sleep environment bundles in the US. Learn more in this press release from PR Newswire.



  • Globe Street predicts that the future of retail spaces will be smaller and mixed use.


  • Avanti Linens signed a new license for bedding and bath products. Home Textiles Today has the details.

  • The Washingtonian dug into the sheer number of women in retail compared with other industries as well as how retail has become a professional starting point for women.

  • Tempur Sealy is set to launch new antimicrobial and antiviral surface-guard technology for mattresses in 2021. Read all about it at Sleepretailer.com. 

  • According to this press release Loves Furniture is opening new locations in Pittsburgh. | PR Newswire

  • Latexco US is now being managed under the larger group's leadership. Learn more from Sleep Retailer.


Science & Fun Stuff



  • The purpose of sleep appears to change when we are toddlers. The New Scientist explains.

  • We are back on the how many hours of sleep is the right amount debate. Psychology Today wonders if seven hours is the sweet spot.

  • Sleep deprivation interferes with our ability to maintain positivity. Read more from Medical News Today.

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