Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
A staggering $741 million has been invested in alternative protein already in 2020, according to a new report released today by nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI). GFI’s state of the industry reports analyze investment activity in companies creating alternatives to conventional animal-based foods. One of its reports includes U.S.
Fashion companies are taking the lead of beauty brands and retailers, which have expanded their offerings in the last couple of years to include sexual wellness products. The move has paid off, with the category taking off as Americans have been confined to their homes.
It’s been nearly five months since coronavirus first hit headlines around the world, and the concept of feeling ‘well’ has never been so charged. Even the obligatory ‘How are you?’ that prefaces any socially distanced encounter or the ‘Hope all’s well’ that peppers every email feels outdated, maybe even mildly offensive.
As the travel industry grapples with an uncertain future, it’s time for brands to leverage the remote, digital experiences we describe in The Virtual Travel Boom. Not only does this keep tourism front of mind to drive future business, it also supports stressed-out, homebound consumers with a constructive escape.
Fitness trackers powered by human sweat could soon be on the horizon after academics from Glasgow University successfully tested a device prototype. Scientists claim a new range of wearable technology could be introduced without the need for batteries, with perspiration used instead to charge them.
For the first time in history, no one has eaten out in months. There have been no candlelit dinner dates, no avocado toast brunches with friends, and certainly no chatting up strangers at bars, thanks to stay-at-home orders put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.