Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Roughly 66 million people in the United States are either on food stamps or suffering from food insecurity, creating what amounts to a buy-by-volume style of unhealthy eating: in order to stay fed, people may not be able to choose the most healthful option. Not surprisingly, the U.S.
Store associates at Follain are used to hearing people’s intimate secrets. Tara Foley, who founded the natural beauty chain in 2013, says it’s not unusual for employees at its locations in New York and Boston to be the first to learn that, for instance, someone is pregnant.
Actress Jessica Alba sat down with Fast Company Monday to discuss what’s next for the company she cofounded, Honest Company, which markets and develops nontoxic baby, personal care, and household products. The brand grew out of concern, while pregnant in 2008, about the safety of all the baby shower gifts she was getting.
Shares of a company typically soar after a buyout or merger is announced. The acquired company???s price usually reaches how much the buyer is paying per share, which is a great way for investors to make a return.
ChromaYoga has opened a 50sq m (538sq ft) studio that combines colour therapy, soundscapes and bespoke scents with the aim of creating “an immersive, sensory experience” not yet seen before. The business describes itself as the “UK’s only multi-sensory yoga studio”, with sessions bathed in colours that affect physical and emotional health.
Export. It’s a proven way to balance a country’s finances and drive productivity and since the Brexit vote, there’s been a lot of talk about it. According to the Department for International Trade, about 19% (£18.2bn) of all UK food went overseas in 2015. For cars and aerospace export, the figure is over 70%.