Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Serial entrepreneur and beauty icon Bobbi Brown has a simple code that has helped her on the path to success, and it’s one anyone can follow, no matter what their age or circumstance: “Do what you love, take chances, and do something different. It’s OK to break the rules.”
The Soil Association has reported this week on how current consumer trends in health and sustainability are rapidly driving the organic sector in the UK – almost £45 million a week is spent on organic products. The newly released 2019 Organic Market report demonstrates how products branded as organic are becoming the go-to products for the healthy, the environmental and the socially conscious.
2019 is the year that wellness has exploded into the mainstream. Record numbers of people are drinking less and more are regularly indulging in self-care. Naturally, this is also affecting how people want to holiday.
A nature haven opens this week in Brooklyn called Greenery Unlimited and coins itself as “the world’s first biophilic design store”, via Curbed. -Cannabis gets a luxury upgrade from Barneys New York’s Beverly Hills store with “The High End” shop selling pipes, bongs and all the must-need accessories linked to weed culture, shares Bloomberg.
Kellogg’s is introducing the UK to its US protein snack sensation RXBar through a low-key, startup-style rollout targeting fitness enthusiasts. Having acquired RXBar in October 2017 for a reported $600m (£465m), Kellogg’s launched it into the UK last month with a direct-to-consumer model, while also pushing it into more than 200 high-end gyms and workout spaces including Barry’s Bootcamp, Blok, F45 and CrossFit.
Trending More hotels are adding air purifiers and filters to their guest rooms, either because the outside air is prone to smoke or pollution, or because guests demand them for health reasons. Forget free wine hours and on-demand workout videos.
Peloton is a bonafide fitness phenomenon – it has a million impassioned users to whom its bikes and original streaming workouts are a way of life, making it much more than a company that sells exercise equipment, though it does that too.