Welltodo Today: Peloton Acquires Precor, Sweetgreen Pilots A Drive-In, Clean Baby-Care


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

Peloton to acquire fitness equipment maker Precor in $420M bid to grow commercial business

Peloton has announced that it intends to acquire Precor, one of the world’s largest suppliers of commercial fitness equipment. You probably recognize the Precor brand name if you’ve ever spent time in a hotel or standalone commercial gym, which is exactly why Peloton making this purchas…

Sweetgreen will pilot a drive-in restaurant as part of suburban push

Salad restaurant chain Sweetgreen will open its first location with a drive-thru lane and ordering from parking spots next year as it expands beyond cities into suburban America. It joins the flood of restaurant companies that have unveiled new designs inspired by the coronavirus pandemic.

Purpose At Work: How Farmacy Is Disrupting The Industry To Scale Clean Beauty

Consumers are pushing today’s brands to Lead With We. “We have no choice,” David Chung, Founder and CEO of Farmacy, tells We First. “This younger generation won’t buy products that aren’t responsibly sourced.” With the power of social media, your brand image can be tarnished overnight.

NFL star, venture firms back startup’s ‘micro-gyms’ concept

MONTREAL] Wilfred Valenta opened his first “micro-gym” almost two years ago, repurposing a 580-square-foot office space in downtown Montreal and renting it out by the hour to fitness trainers and small workout groups. Read more at The Business Times.

How leggings became the defining clothing item of 2020

Yes, they have been popular all year. But since England went back into lockdown in November, sales of leggings jumped by a whopping 44 percent, with one in four of us opting to buy a new pair for a winter spent either on the sofa or on the running trail.

Baby-care startup Mini Bloom launches, as parents look to clean brands

As new parents have become focused on all things nontoxic for babies’ food, toys and cribs, it was only a matter of time before the clean baby-care category took off. Los Angeles-based baby-care brand Mini Bloom is the newest entrant to this space, launched via DTC e-commerce this month with a collection of four initial products.


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