Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
The ground-breaking fitness company Peloton has hit a hockey stick in funding, customer and revenue growth, and influence. Peloton SVP of Global Marketing Carolyn Tisch Blodgett talks about how the company is changing itself-and the arc of the fitness category.
M&S has launched a new ‘plastic take-back’ scheme for customers to return non-recyclable plastic packaging into which it will breathe new life. Recycling bins will accept a variety of plastic packaging, including black ready-meal trays, crisp packets, sauce sachets and certain cosmetic containers – all of which typically end up in landfill because councils do not recycle them.
A single box of Cheerios contains four different nutritional statements. In addition to the side nutrition panel, there is a Facts Up Front Label breaking down basic nutrition information on the front of the box, a gluten free seal, and a whole grain assertion.
As long ago as mid-2017, the UK’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper said London-based Graze was being prepared for a sale by private-equity firm Carlyle Group in the US, which took a minority stake in the business in 2012 when it was valued around GBP50m (US$65.3m at today’s rate).
Things look to be a bit leaky over at Samsung HQ at the moment. A few weeks back we got wind of a potential new Samsung smartwatch and now there’s news of a couple of purported fitness trackers that could go head-to-head with the likes of Fitbit and co.
With our burgeoning burnout culture and the alarming rise of chronic conditions, the collective desire for a more holistic approach to health care has reached a crescendo. Since its launch in 2016, medical practice Parsley Health has sought to answer that call, revamping primary care as we know it.
With decluttering and organizing having a major moment right now, thanks to the nationwide obsession with Tidying Up With Marie Kondo , you may well have a little extra space in your Zen den for things that spark joy. Like, say, buzzy new wellness books you’ll want to get your hands on this year.