Welltodo Today: Psycle To Close A Studio, Ben & Jerry’s CBD Ice Cream, Mirror Nears $300M Valuation


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

Psycle to close Canary Wharf studio in June – blames delays in Crossrail project

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.

Thinx targets the athleisure market with new product launch and influencer campaign – Glossy

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.

Better Late Than Never: Luxury Beauty Brands Learn to Love Influencers

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.

Bulking up the market: the new wave of Irish health food entrepreneurs

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.

If you want Ben & Jerry’s CBD ice cream to become a reality, do this right now

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.

Fitness startup Mirror nears $300M valuation with fresh funding

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.


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