Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
The founders of boutique operator Digme Fitness have dismissed reports in the UK’s national press which claimed that the company has “collapsed”. The Times and the Daily Mail are among the outlets reporting that Digme had ceased trading, highlighting the fact that chancellor Rishi Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murthy, owns a minority stake in the company.
Trib3 enters Greek and Cypriot fitness markets with 10-site development deal | Leisure Opportunities news
Trib3 is accelerating the pace of its expansion plans with a multi-site development deal across Greece and Cyprus. The latest deal will see 10 Trib3 studios open across Greece and Cyprus over the next five years. Operated by franchisees George Tselingas, Soti Michael and Zino Michael, the first flagship site is set to launch in October 2022.
HighPost Capital Acquires Chris Hemsworth’s Centr and Inspire Fitness to Create Leading Personal Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness Platform
NEW YORK–()–HighPost Capital (“HighPost”), a leading private investment firm focused on the global consumer and consumer technology sectors, today announced the acquisitions of Centr, a personalized digital health and fitness platform curated by Chris Hemsworth and his hand-picked team of internationally renowned experts, and Inspire Fitness (“Inspire”), a leader in state-of-the-art fitness equipment.
Fiit, one of our favourite workout apps , has continued its move into connected cardio with the release of 26 treadmill sessions to its app. If you complete the workouts using an Assault Fitness AssaultRunner self-powered treadmill you can sync the app to record your average speed and calories burned on the tread.
With the aim of helping women who want to conceive, Berlin-based female-led startup LEVY Health has brought home €2.5 million. The round was led by Atlantic Labs and saw the participation of Austrian VC Calm Storm (heyvie, Keleya) and a number of angel investors, including women like Lea von Bidder (AVA), Jenny Saft (OVIAVO), Hansi Hansmann and Marie-Sophie von Bibra (Readly).