Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Boutique indoor cycling operator Psycle has written to its members, announcing plans to close its studio at Canary Wharf in London. In an emailed letter, CEO Rhian Stephenson said she was “saddened to announce” the closure and blamed it on the delays in the Crossrail project – and the knock-on effect they have had on footfall.
Period underwear company Thinx is getting into athlesuire, and it’s using influencers to help spread the word to new and existing customers. On Wednesday, the direct-to-consumer brand launched a new product, Thinx Air, which is a quick-drying, lightweight version of its signature period-proof underwear.
NEW YORK, United States – In 2016, as Glossier and Becca Cosmetics were making waves online with user-generated content and savvy blogger partnerships, the Japanese luxury skincare and cosmetics brand Clé de Peau Beauté was still among the Instagram sceptics.
Walking into the offices of a distributor inNorway, Tom Gannon got an inkling of the growing success of the Fulfil protein bar he had launched with partner Niall McGrath. One of the walls had a framed photo of the Irish entrepreneurs.
The FDA is holding its first public hearing on CBD to determine whether the THC-free cannabis derivative should be legalized for use. If they decide to make it legal, Ben & Jerry’s is ready. The hippie ice cream kings announced today that they have CBD ice cream ready to roll out the moment the FDA makes it legal, using locally grown, sustainably sourced CBD, of course.
Today, Peloton is a bonafide success. The company, which sells $2,245 internet-connected exercise bikes, boasts a $4 billion valuation and a cult following. That hasn’t always been the case. For years, Peloton battled for venture capital investment and struggled to attract buyers.