Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
X Register EG Group owned fast food brand Leon has unveiled plans to open more than 50 restaurants in the next year creating 1,000 jobs. The company was bought by Blackburn-headquartered EG Group founders Mohsin and Zuber Issa in April this year in a deal reported to be worth about £100m.
If health is wealth, the Oura ring endeavors to be the trust fund that you wear around your finger. A band of titanium that costs two hundred and ninety-nine dollars (more if you want it in gold), Oura (sounds like “aura” ) tracks body temperature and movement to measure the quality of your sleep.
From recommending vaginal steaming as a way to balance your levels to paying a settlement to the Orange County District Attorney’s office over that were touted as a way of strengthening womens’ pelvic floors, Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness brand Goop has a history of making unsubstantiated claims and stirring up controversy.
Part of Peloton Interactive stock decline this year was funny. But the loss of 72% for the year to date (through November 18) was not so humorous. As shown in the table below, Peloton suffered the biggest loss of all stocks with a market value of $5 billion or more.
One upside of the ongoing pandemic: People are spending more time in the great outdoors.
The Los Angeles-based yoga lifestyle brand – which sells men’s and women’s activewear, outerwear, apparel, accessories and beauty products under the “air, land and ocean” ethos – continues to grow its retail footprint, plan more Alo House pop-ups, and is now on the verge of entering the music business.
Into the Mystic: A Visit to The Well at Hacienda AltaGracia, Costa Rica’s Premier Wellness Sanctuary
Tucked away in the foothills of the Talamanca Mountains in Southern Costa Rica, a new property is vying to be the world’s preeminent wellness destination.