Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago with workout classes and a restaurant – here’s what it looks like
CHICAGO, Il. – Lululemon is opening its biggest store ever Thursday morning, and you can do a lot more than just shop there. The store in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, at 944 W. North Ave., measures more than 20,000 square feet – about four NBA basketball courts put together.
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin If it seems like a week doesn’t go by without news of yet another athlete investing in a new company or starting/participating in a new venture capital fund, it is because that is becoming more and more of a reality.
Peloton, a global interactive fitness platform, has unveiled a new feature on the company’s website, Hotel Finder. An interactive map on the web tool features hundreds of hotels across the United States that offer Peloton’s Bike. Website visitors can utilize the map to find hotels with direct access to Peloton’s Bike and fitness content.
The aging population is an increasing challenge for countries all across the world. Research from the UN shows that there are currently 962 million people aged over 60 globally and that the older population is growing by 3% every year.
Research from property experts at Colliers International suggests people are increasingly willing to pay more in rent or mortgage to live near their favourite gym. The study of 3,000 people in the UK found that 72 per cent of those asked responded positively to this hypothetical situation, while 29 per cent said they’d be prepared to pay more in membership fees for a rooftop gym.
Plant-based meal delivery company Allplants has installed several self-checkout freezers as part of a new trial in the UK, providing a platform which offers plant-based meals to customers in an “innovative new format”. On trial at White City-based co-working space Huckle Tree, the vibrant yellow pop-up freezers feature nine dishes including Cashew Mac and Rigatoni Carbonara.
The explosion of cannabis and hemp-based (THC and CBD) products, peripherals and applications is remarkable. Perhaps because of the blind rush to cannabis riches, most of these companies are also terrible at modern brand building. The spate of apothecary-inspired fonts, motifs and tropes that permeate the cannabis landscape are bad enough.