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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Amore Beds Launches New 2-Sided Mattress

Amore Beds announced the debut of their first 2-sided mattress Wednesday, giving customers the option to change the firmness of their bed by simply flipping it over. In a press release, the online mattress retailer says the new 2-sided 11″ foam bed is perfect for the following types of sleeper: Those who don’t yet know

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Joe Auer

Who Gets The Most Sleep? Turns Out, It’s Senior Executives

Authors Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter assessed over 35,000 c-suite level executives and interviewed 250 more for their upcoming book, The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results. One particularly interesting thing they found? Senior executives, generally speaking, get more sleep than their lower-level employees. “There

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Purple Announces Kickstarter For New Pet Bed, Hits Goal On The Same Day

Popular online mattress retailer Purple launched a Kickstarter campaign yesterday to help their furriest clientele get the best sleep possible with their new Purple® Pet Bed. In a campaign update later in the day, the brand said it reached its goal of $25,000. An earlier update said it raised $10,000 for the bed in under an hour. According to

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Walmart Introduces New Home Brand, Allswell

WalMart has debuted a new mattress and bedding brand called Allswell Home, the New York Times and other outlets report. The brand’s new offerings will be sold on a separate website, AllswellHome.com, rather than on WalMart’s website. Also of note — Allswell Home king-sized mattresses have been renamed to “Supreme Queen,” a move that WalMart

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Joe Auer

What Does Our Sleep Position Say About Our Personalities?

Does the way we sleep offer any clues about our individual personalities? According to sleep specialist Chris Idzikowski, it just might. Idzikowski surveyed 1,004 British people about what position they sleep in. He then asked subjects to look at a list of adjectives, and select those that they thought developed their personalities. From the survey,

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Tuft & Needle Introduces New Mattress, New Seat In February

Popular mattress retailer Tuft & Needle added a new mattress, the Mint, to their collection this month. They also announced the arrival of the Pouch, a new seating product that’s described as a better version of the bean bag chair, according to the company’s website. Mint Mattress Image courtesy of Tuft & Needle Mint Mattress

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Joe Auer

How Interrupted Sleep Could Be A Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new piece of research suggests a link between interrupted sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. A study published recently in the academic journal JAMA Neurology collected data from community volunteers from the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University in St Louis. Alzheimer’s is a disease that essentially causes people to lose their memory. As

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Lifestyle
Katie Golde

National Sleep Foundation And Uber Team Up For Sleep Health Awareness

On February 12, the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) announced a partnership with Uber to promote sleep health education and awareness for Uber’s driver-partners and riders, according to a press release.  “We support Uber’s action to encourage proper rest for their drivers and stand ready to help,” said NSF CEO David Cloud. “This partnership is the

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Katie Golde

New Data Suggests Drowsy Driving Is A Bigger Issue Than We Thought

Data analysis from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the percentage of accidents that involved sleep-deprived drivers is nearly eight times higher than original estimates from the federal government. “Drowsy driving is a bigger traffic safety issue than federal estimates show,” said Dr. David Yang, executive director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Purple’s New Mattresses Now Available Online

Popular mattress retailer Purple debuted three new mattress models in select Mattress Firm stores last November. Now they’re available for purchase online in the U.S. through Purple’s online store, according to a press release from the company. “Our focus is always on providing the most comfortable and supportive products on the market, with the highest quality

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Joe Auer

Middle Age Sleep Problems Tied To Cognitive Issues Later In Life

According to a new study published in the journal Sleep Medicine, people who struggle with sleep disturbances when they are in midlife may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive impairment in their later years. For the study, researchers pooled data from four different previous studies in which participants self-reported on any experiences with

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Tempur Sealy Launches New Sealy Hybrid Line

Tempur Sealy International announced their new Sealy Hybrid line last month at the Las Vegas Market. The hybrid line of mattresses is focused on “leveraging the best technologies from its Response and Conform lines by featuring the responsive support of an innerspring with the conforming comfort of memory foam” according to a press release. “The

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