Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Brands in crisis-mode do the obvious: ensure employees and products are safe and available. Whole brands are using brand actions to demonstrate to consumers that they have their best interests at heart. RXBAR recognized the changing consumer dynamic quickly and stepped outside their usual box to give consumers’ both expected and unexpected solutions.
It’s sushi with a catch – no fish. A type of fish-free “tuna” that looks, tastes and mimics the texture of the real fish – minus the smell – is hoping to get its hooks into the plant-based market, joining the likes of other faux-meat products from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods in the $13.7 billion plant-based industry.
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The firm, founded by former Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, ran 73 gyms and 75 stores across the UK
Despite makeup sales continuing to slide — with sales down 52% year-over-year in the second quarter, to $869 million, per NPD Group — clean color brands are proving their resilience. Today, eight-month-old clean beauty brand Saie announced a seed funding round led by Unilever Ventures.
Away, Instagram’s favorite suitcase brand, is hoping to make the journey that much safer for those who aren’t staying put. The brand introduced the limited-edition Travel Wellness Kit, featuring an easy-to-carry-on collection of essentials.
The UK cleared Amazon’s deal to buy a 16% stake in online food platform Deliveroo, days after Jeff Bezos was grilled by US lawmakers
The UK’s competition regulator has cleared Amazon’s purchase of a 16% stake in UK food delivery unicorn startup Deliveroo, after more than a year of probing the deal. The probe was upended and delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the deal was provisionally cleared in June after Deliveroo said it might go out of business without the investment.
Given that the Duchess has pretty much the same credentials as GP and VB, plus access to tiaras, it’s surely only a matter of time before we are blessed with Moom – a highly aspirational guide to Om, Family Relationships and Running for President. But before they launch, both need a tag-line.