Welltodo Today: Impossible Foods Raises $300M, CrossFit Makes Moves In China, Ulta Beauty Backs Wellness


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

Urban closes $10M Series B in bid to become ‘one-stop shop’ for on-demand wellness services

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 receives $300m in Series E funding round – FoodBev Media

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.

Lululemon Strips Its Billionaire Founder Chip Wilson Of Board-Appointment Power

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.”

Beauty and Wellness Briefing: Inside Ulta Beauty’s big wellness play –

Welcome to Glossy’s Beauty and Wellness Briefing. This exclusive and inside look at the beauty and wellness industries is meant to dig into the topics that really matter and shed light on the elephants in the room. S ign up here to get the briefing delivered to your inbox every Wednesday .

Newly rebranded Hussle partners with mobile provider Three

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.

How CrossFit is successfully working its way into Chinese culture

The first Chinese Sanctional exemplify how hot the high-end world of fitness is right now.


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