Welltodo Today: Data-Informed Sportswear, Luxury Wellness In Asia, Protein Brand Iconic Raises $8M


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

Nike unveils Advanced Apparel Exploration collection designed by data

Nike has combined computational design with its innovative knitting technology to create a capsule collection of menswear pieces, which it believes will take clothing to a “completely different place”. The Advanced Apparel Exploration collection 1.0 is the first in a series of data-informed clothing ranges to be designed by the sportswear giant.

If You Can’t Make It To The Farmers Market, WildKale Wants To Bring It To You

A couple years ago, Ana Jakimovska, who co-owns and runs a café in Tribeca, grew frustrated by the limited reach of farmers markets. Like many parents, she valued fresh locally sourced meats, produce, and dairy products and wanted to feed more to her children, but had limited time to crisscross the city and search through stalls.

Luxury’s trendy investment opportunity is something Asia’s been doing forever

Wellness is a huge opportunity in the luxury sector and Asia is uniquely positioned to benefit, according to one of the world’s largest consumer-oriented investment groups. “Looking after yourself is the new luxury … and Asia has a lot to contribute on that front,” Ravi Thakran, managing partner and chairman of L Catterton, told CNBC on the sidelines of the Milken Institute Asia Summit.

Wellness Blog Burpees + Brunch Leads The Charge For Women Of Color With Subscription Box

Women of color interested in health, fitness and wellness often find their needs left unaddressed in an honest and authentic way. Blog Burpees + Brunch has worked hard to change that-and now plans to launch a subscription box to artfully expand its mission.

Number of gyms in Hong Kong up 35 per cent in eight years

The number of gyms in Hong Kong has grown 35.6 per cent in the past eight years thanks to an increased interest in looking good and feeling healthy – and experts expect the industry to continue…

This Job Wants to Feed You Three Meals a Day

In the fitness center at an investment management firm, Chris Serrano swipes cold goo across my stomach and waves an ultrasound wandHe’s about to perform a test “very similar to what they would do if you were pregnant,” he explains, only this one will measure, to the nearest tenth of a percentagepoint, just how much of my body is fat.

Iconic Lands $8M Investment, Bill Moses Joins – BevNET.com

Grass-fed protein drink brand Iconic Protein announced today the completion of a $8 million round of fundraising led by private equity firm KarpReilly and includes KeVita co-founder and former CEO Bill Moses, who was named the company’s executive chairman.


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