Welltodo Today: Has Plant-Based Lost Its Meaning?, Hims Files For IPO, Gymbox In Your Hotel Room


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

‘Plant-Based’ Doesn’t Mean Anything Anymore

The words ‘plant-based’ have become overused to the point of being meaningless. Please welcome Chipotle’s Shawn Mendes cauliflower rice bowl to the chat.

Telehealth startup Hims fell in its public trading debut – and that’s fine with its CEO

Hims & Hers, a San Francisco-based telehealth startup that sells sexual wellness and other health products and services to millennials, began trading publicly today on the NYSE after completing a reverse merger with the blank-check company Oaktree Acquisition Corp. Its shares slipped a bit, end…

Gymbox moves into the hotel market with citizenM deal | Leisure Opportunities news

gymbox has entered the hospitality space with the signing of a deal to deliver in-room exercise sessions to guests staying at CitizenM hotels around the world. Utilising its Out The Box digital platform – launched last year amid the pandemic lockdowns – Gymbox will deliver bespoke, pre-recorded classes across five categories: strength, sweat, fight, holistic and rhythm.

Why More Startups And VCs Are Finally Pursuing the Menopause Market: ‘$600B Is Not ‘Niche”

In the field of women’s health, much of the medical advancement until now has been focused on birth control and fertility treatments, but startups and venture capitalists are increasingly turning to menopause as an area ripe for innovation. By 2025, 1.1 billion women are expected to be postmenopausal.

Dyson Is Shaping the Future of At-Home Wellness-One Sleek Product at a Time

“We actually breed our own dust mites so we can really understand their behavior and design our filtration systems around them,” Simon Cross, senior design manager at Dyson, tells Well+Good. “We have a whole microbiology team here.”

What it takes for an indie beauty brand to be successful at Target | Glossy

For an indie brand, getting into Target can seem like a ticket to a solid future. But actually being prosperous at Target is an entirely different matter. The founders of Three Ships, a 3-year-old clean brand that expanded to 504 Target doors on Jan. 17, know this well.


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