Welltodo Today: Gymbox To Expand, Sustainable Activewear, Mental Health Platform Unmind Scores $3M


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

Luxury Tour Operators Expand Into Wellness to Meet New Demand

Luxury tour operators are introducing more wellness-inclusive tours to greet demand as well as attract a new demographic of conscious and health-first Luxury tour operators are introducing more wellness-inclusive tours to greet demand as well as attract a new demographics of conscious and health-first consumers.

Unmind scores £3M investment for its workplace mental health platform

Unmind, a U.K.-based startup that offers a mental health platform for the workplace, has raised £3 million in new funding. The round is led by London-based venture capital firm Felix Capital, with co-investment from Michael Whitfield and Chris Bruce, the founders of Thomsons Online Benefits. Founde…

11 Gwyneth Paltrow-Approved Wellness Trends From Goop’s NYC Summit

Ear seeding, ketamine micro-dosing and a sleep sanctuary. These were just a few of the wellness-inspired events at Goop’s In Goop Health Summit hosted in New York on March 9.

Bringing Aussie sustainable activewear to Brits

Vera Yan and Katia Santilli founded luxury outerwear brand Nimble Activewear in 2014, based in the thriving wellness community of Australia’s Bondi Beach. The brand creates high-quality activewear, with sustainability and ethical production core to the brand’s designs – the fabric of the bestselling Compresslite leggings, for example, use six recycled plastic bottles per pair, and the brand estimates that in 2018 it saved more than 400,000 bottles from entering landfill.

Nordic Startup Wants To Make America´s Office Air Breathable Again

New office buildings are all eco-friendly and energy-efficient but it seems that somehow human beings – who work at these offices – and their well being have been omitted. Tomas Novotny, the 33-year-old founder of the Nordic startup 720 Degrees, wants to change this.

Of the 3,500 food brands at the world’s largest natural products expo, these 5 are going to be huge

Imagine walking through grocery store that’s, like, four times the size of Costco, with aisles full of products from your favorite brands (and some really cool new ones) and a smattering of products that aren’t available to the public yet. Oh, and you get as many free samples as you want.

Gymbox plots London expansion after beefing up sales

London fitness chain Gymbox, known for its unorthodox class names such as anger management and ‘brexfit’, on Wednesday outlined expansion plans despite losses widening. The 15-year-old firm behind 10 clubs will open branches in Finsbury Park and Ealing this year, and it has a “healthy pipeline” of new sites planned for 2020-21.


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