A Bed Store Without Any Beds Raises the Alarm of Youth Homelessness Crisis

U.K. charity Depaul created a fake bed store to bring awareness to the rising numbers of young people facing a lack of shelter

A few years ago, a conspiracy theory started online that attempted to explain why there are so many Mattress Firm stores in close proximity to one another. Theorists posited that the U.S.-based mattress retailer was actually a money laundering scheme (an idea that hasn’t been proven).