Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
In a town like Los Angeles-where there’s basically a Pilates studio in every strip mall and a CrossFit box on every corner-it’s really hard for new boutique fitness spots to stand out from the sweaty pack. Yet The Wall, a brand-new weight-training/cycling hybrid from ex-SoulCycle fave Jason Wimberly, is one that straight-up demands you pay attention.
Global fitness company Les Mills has teamed up with awards and qualifications body Sports Leaders UK to launch a new partnership, which will support schools, children, parents and carers to be physically active through a “Netflix-style” platform.
Beyond Meat will launch in the UK at the start of next month, Tesco has confirmed, with the plant-based brand’s hit Beyond Burger going on sale across 350 stores in both the frozen and chilled aisles. The burger will cost £5.50 for a pack of two quarter pounders, making the UK only the second country after the US to stock the product in supermarkets.
As part of our Asia’s Top 1000 Brands report’s deep dive into Singapore’s top brands, Nielsen has provided this look at the market’s economic and consumer backdrop. Singapore’s economy continued its healthy trend for 2017. GDP was down slightly at 3.1% compared to the previous quarter at 5.2%, and continued low unemployment figures boosted job confidence.
Jawbone fitness trackers are no longer for sale at Amazon, Selfridges and GroupOn after a Which? investigation. The consumer group found that the trackers were no longer supported, so anyone buying the gadget would be unable to measure their progress. The consumer group investigated after seeing hundreds of customers complain about the gadgets.
Nothing says 4th of July like BBQ, fireworks and a special edition of Taste Radio, and in this episode we feature insights and business lessons from four remarkable leaders who joined us on the podcast in the first half of 2018.
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