Welltodo Today: Fitness Goes Digital, The Gym Group Expansion On Hold, Sephora’s CBD Regulations


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

Why Sephora’s CBD Regulations Are Overdue | Stylus

As we cover in Beauty’s CBD Rush, regulation regarding the beauty industry’s use of cannabis’ non-psychoactive compound is lagging. To bolster consumer trust in its inventory, cult retailer Sephora has devised a safety checklist for CBD-infused goods. It’s a shrewd move that emphasises the retailer’s role in industry regulation.

US online grocery orders ‘rise 123%’ YoY in wake of coronavirus – FoodBev Media

Online grocery orders in the US have grown approximately 123% year-on-year, with consumers choosing to order food online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research by New York-based food-tech firm Chicory.

Building the next generation of sports-business leaders

A palpable sense of anticipation fills the air of a light-filled New York City loft on a cold, sunny day in January. The entrepreneurs gathered here know that they’ll be meeting sports trailblazers-including Billie Jean King and Jackie Joyner-Kersee-and laying the groundwork for ambitious business plans.

Lord Sugar warns companies to adapt and offer vegan options to survive

LORD Sugar has said companies that do not adapt to offer young people vegan options could end up like Kodak. The Apprentice founder spoke as he launched a new vegan range at the Dough Bakehouse in Herne Hill, which he runs in partnership with the show’s 2019 winner, Carina Lepore.

Strategics Grapple With COVID-19 Impact – BevNET.com

As the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple across all facets of economic and social life, even the most reliable of blue-chip beverage corporations are having to adapt to new realities. Along with multinationals like Danone and Nestle, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, and Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) are among the primary drivers of the U.S.

The Gym Group puts expansion on hold due to coronavirus – CityAM

The Gym Group has paused its rapid expansion plans in order to retain cash as users and new members drop off amid the coronavirus crisis. The budget gym chain said this morning that daily usage has started to decrease over the past two weeks, new joiner members are lower than expected and cancellation numbers are higher.

Fitness catches the streaming bug as coronavirus forces gyms to close

Early on most Saturday mornings in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, dozens of New Yorkers head to a small fitness studio, where the only thing heard over the roar of the treadmills and the music’s pounding base is the Barry’s Bootcamp instructor urging them to sprint faster and lift harder.


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