Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
There’s an old saying in business: It’s not what you know-it’s who you know. Actually, both are important, but to excel in your career, you’re going to need a network of support and encouragement. Networking is crucial, but how can you do it if it doesn’t come naturally?
Sales of the currently on-trend health foods avocados, grew by £41m in 2016 Sales of the currently on-trend health foods avocados, almond milk and coconut water grew by £41m, £15m and £11m, respectively, in 2016 The one-size-fits-all approach to ‘healthy’ eating has had its day.
Manufacturing consultancy Newton has released a report which claims food manufacturers and retailers in the UK grocery industry waste £2.7 billion annually on product innovations that consumers do not want, or prove too expensive to produce.
What aspect of the travel industry won’t wellness touch in 2018? Perhaps none. From hotels and cruises to airports, airlines, safaris and group tours, wellness promises to be everywhere in the world of travel.
Sweatcoin’s “first premise is that physical movement has economic value,” Anton Derlyatka, a Sweatcoin co-founder, told me. Mr. Derlyatka said the app aims to overcome our human tendency to choose immediate gratification – like doughnuts or binge-watching videos – over activities like daily exercise that offer long-term benefits.
Having worked in advertising for brands like Coca-Cola and Sainsbury’s, Melanie Lawson always dreamed of starting her own company, but not one selling Omega 3 fish oil. We spoke with the founder of Bare Biology about running her own company in 2018’s trendiest industry: wellness.
Shoppers have criticised Sainsbury’s for selling a third party brand of “organic” coconuts in plastic packaging. Disgruntled customers took to social media to express their contempt for the supermarket giant’s endorsement of what they deemed to be a “100 per cent unnecessary” use of plastic.