Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Urban, the London-headquartered company that lets you book a growing range of wellness services on demand – now including massage, osteopathy, facial and nail services – has raised $10 million in Series B funding. The round, which includes an earlier $4.5 million equity crowdfund, is le…
Impossible Foods, the creator of plant-based meat alternatives such as the Impossible Burger, has raised $300 million in a Series E Funding Round, increasing the company’s value to around $2 billion. The Series E round was led by existing investors Temasek and Horizons Ventures, and takes the total funding raised by Impossible Foods since its inception to $750 million.
Canadian billionaire Chip Wilson has been at odds of late with Lululemon, the athletic apparel brand he founded in 1998. Most recently, he threw shade at the company in a 2018 book, saying he was “playing to win, while the directors of the company I founded were playing not to lose.”
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Fitness marketplace Hussle has revealed its first major deal since it changed its name and brand identity from PayAsUGym earlier this month. Hussle has signed a partnership deal with telecommunications and internet services provider Three, which will see Hussle offer more than 2 million Three customers with flexible access to gyms and health clubs.
The first Chinese Sanctional exemplify how hot the high-end world of fitness is right now.