Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, beauty brands – independent companies, in particular – are scrapping makeup and skin-care tutorials and leaning into tips on meditation and anxiety reduction. The consumption of mental wellness and self-care content has gone through the roof as consumers are stuck at home and reading increasingly grim news about the coronavirus crisis and plummeting economy.
Few brands have as much reach, influence, and cultural cachet as Nike. Over the weekend, the company sought to tap into that power with a simple new ad that aimed not to sell more sneakers but rather to get people to take seriously the concept of social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The UK government has relaxed trading laws and competition regulations in an attempt to allow supermarkets to work together during the outbreak of Covid-19. Elements of competition laws are being temporarily relaxed to encourage supermarkets to collaborate and share resources to ensure that the public has access to essential food and goods amid the coronavirus outbreak.
While many Americans (particularly those who live in states with new shelter-in-place policies) are doing their part to minimize the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing, one of the biggest obstacles to combatting the global pandemic remains the severe shortage of tests.
Some of my strongest memories from trips I have taken are of the people who have done kind things for me: the airport manager who helped me rebook a flight home 20 years ago when I arrived at Charles de Gaulle without my paper ticket, which had been stolen on
Startups continue to find new ways to contribute to ongoing efforts to fight the global spread of COVID-19 during the current global coronavirus pandemic, and personal health hardware-maker Oura is no exception. The smart ring startup is working with the University of California, San Francisco (UCS…