Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
A new survey has indicated that the eating habits of people in the UK are changing, with more individuals ditching meat in favor of vegan food. Market research website Appinio hosted the survey, which included 1,000 participants from the UK. Five hundred women and 500 men took part, and the average age of participants was 41.1.
Developed by Singapore-based startup AiTreat, “EMMA” is a robot masseuse that uses sensors and 3D vision to deliver deep tissue massages and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapies.
WELLNESS WARRIORS: In a further sign that boundaries between health and beauty are blurring, Britain’s Sanctuary Spa is set to unveil its largest campaign, promoting a mental wellness message rather than a product one.
Sep. 4-Echelon Fitness, the Chattanooga company that’s a key player in the home workout space with its indoor bikes and treadmills, is gearing up to offer its own branded small equipment and accessories. Fit for Life, which produces and markets small, at-home fitness equipment, has agreed to produce the Echelon-branded goods, according to the companies.
Earlier this month, Lululemon launched its largest global campaign called “Feel.” While it’s receiving praise from outlets like AdWeek, The Drum and Ad Age (“poignant,” “a story about the modern condition,” “purposefully thoughtful”), we’re waiting for the criticisms to start rolling in.
If I asked you to think of a job title that best sums up the needs of today’s workforce, global head of well-being might just be it. Personal experience of trying to work through a pandemic, coupled with studies emerging to suggest the pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues and shattered our resilience, will tell you why.