Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Biodata is becoming increasingly entwined with fitness, and CrossFit is now combining those two threads in a unique way. Last week, the gym and workout program chain launched CrossFit Precision Care, which incorporates genetic analysis, blood tests, wearable data, and consultations with CrossFit-trained primary health doctors into its health and fitness program.
When it comes to wellness, there are few products in higher demand than those infused with CBD. From gummies and tinctures to infused beverages and creams, it’s one of the biggest wellness trends right now.
Your sweatpant size isn’t the only thing ballooning in this pandemic – the number of stores selling fashion-forward comfort clothing is expanding like an elasticated waistband. When millions of office-dwellers moved en masse to work from home in the early days of the pandemic, it sparked a change in fashion trends, too, since people no longer needed the same clothes for the same activities they were used to.
Beauty products have traditionally left out the needs of black women. But now Sephora has made inclusivity and diversity part of the products it sells and how it markets. LYS Beauty was the first black-owned, clean makeup brand to be sold there.
espite their growing ubiquity in Australian supermarkets, vegan products are still notably more expensive than their meat-based counterparts, according to new research by consumer advocacy group Choice. The investigation examined products across the gamut of grocery aisles, from guacamole to fruit pies, and found that processed vegan items were marked up as much as double.
The 29-year-old founder of Gymshark and his private equity backers have begun to formulate plans for a stock market listing of the athleisure business, just over a year after it hit a £1bn valuation. Sky News has learnt that Gymshark has been holding preliminary talks with institutional investors and investment banks about a flotation.