Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Calm, the $1 billion-valued wellness and meditation app, is staffing up to sell itself as a perk for employees at other businesses–and it’s hoping large insurance companies will bite too. Over the past year, a handful of its roughly 100 San Francisco-based employees have begun selling Calm to business clients, who then offer subscriptions as a perk to its workers.
If you’re anything like me, today’s episode of The Ezra Klein Show will make you think about the way you shop, learn, eat, parent, and exercise in a whole new way.
Earlier this week, someone forwarded me a Google spreadsheet filled with real-time salary information from hundreds of journalists and editors around the country.
David Lloyd Clubs has revealed plans to spin off its HIIT-based group exercise format Blaze and launch it onto the high street. The first stand-alone boutique studio – branded BLAZE by David Lloyd Clubs – will open in central Birmingham in early January 2020.
Seattle startup Katalyst has raised $5.6 million for an at-home workout experience that uses full-body electrical muscle stimulation (EMS), a training technique that’s popular in countries such as Germany, Japan and Brazil. The round was led by London-based investor Octopus Ventures, whose partner…
A typical parking lot at a big-box store, sprawling over several acres, is empty most of the time. With a new design called Car Parks 2.0, the French design firm Studio NAB shows how that space could be reimagined as an urban farm, with a little room left at the side for charging electric cars from onsite solar panels.
Mars is to launch a vegan version of its best-selling Galaxy bar in the UK, the first move by a large mainstream confectionery brand to offer consumers a plant-based alternative to milk chocolate. The new variant, certified by the Vegan Society, will be available in three flavours: smooth orange, caramel and sea salt and caramelised hazelnut.