Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Xponential Fitness has acquired Pure Barre, one of the largest barre franchises in the US – making it the seventh business in Xponential’s rapidly growing portfolio of fitness brands.
Cannabis startups envision a not-too-distant future in which consumers seek alternative refreshments during happy hour.
A new verification- Certified Transitional – has been created to encourage more farmers to make the leap into organic production. One of the biggest barriers to farms becoming certified organic is the 36 month transition period any farm must go through before being granted certification.
Alfonso Cobo saw the potential in Stories early on. Today, his template app has 11 million users, and he’s launching a design agency focused on Stories alone.
Organic wellness shot brand Vive Organic has raised $7m in a Series A round led by Powerplant Ventures and supported by Blueberry Ventures along with individual investors including KeVita cofounder Bill Moses and Koia CEO Chris Hunter.
New and legacy publishers are doubling down on wellness content and advertising dollars.
Billionaire businessmen don’t make a habit of showing journalists pictures of their spandex-clad wives.