Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Butternut Box, a London start-up that makes and delivers home-cooked dog food to people’s doors, has raised £15 million in fresh funding to diversify into snacks, toys and wellness products and expand on the Continent.
Whether it’s due to all the brainwashing from Netflix documentaries, or just down to better access to information, consumers are way more informed when it comes to health, especially in terms of nutrition. And as you’d expect, businesses – be it big time brands or small, independents or startups – have caught on.
The men’s clothing market is on fire. One of the companies trying to capitalize on the boom in men spending more for their clothes is Rhone, which started with workout gear and is now expanding into dress shirts with a little bit more stretch.
One of Britain’s fastest growing firms – sportswear brand Gymshark – is poised to announce a funding round that will value it in excess of £500million. But the company has shunned major blue chip investors including private equity giants Bain Capital and KKR. Instead, it is speaking to smaller investment funds.
Here at Well+Good HQ, nerding out on fitness tech is kind of our thing. Whenever something new comes across one of our desks, the entire team crowds around to take a peek and give it a try (similar to what happens when Kells McPhillips’ dad sends cookies).
Earlier this week, inside the Mirror showroom in Manhattan, Tracy Anderson was doing her best to stir my inner Gwyneth Paltrow. (It’s in there somewhere, like a set of keys at the bottom of an overcrowded bag.) Dressed in a muted two-tone unitard by Goop’s activewear label, G.
As awareness of environmental issues grows, the impacts of the agricultural industry and our own personal food consumption are of increasing public concern. The use of pesticides, herbicides and other resources are falling out of favor and more efficient methods of food production are being explored as we strive to cultivate healthier food.