Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Liverpool gyms take fight to the government as armed officers issue fines to operators who don’t comply with closure notices
“Dozens” of gyms in Liverpool, UK, have defied the government and stayed open for business – despite being ordered to shut their doors – with one operator visited by eight armed police officers and slapped with a £1,000 fine.
Polly Rodriguez, co-founder and CEO of , and Éva Goicochea, founder and director of , never intended to work in sex tech. But in 2020, they sit at the helm of two companies revolutionizing the industry; Unbound is a purveyor of affordable, gender-inclusive toys, lubricants, and sexual wellness paraphernalia, while Maude acts as a genderless line of “modern sexual wellness essentials,” from vibrators to multi-purpose sanitizers.
Historically, to get the most individualized attention and assistance with your fitness regimen, you needed to turn to (and shell out for) a personal trainer. But times are a-changin’. Now, advancements in artificial intelligence (A.I.)
US retailer Kroger is adding 50 new products to its own-label Simple Truth Plant Based collection, in response to the growing demand for plant-based products. Among the 50 new products are dairy-free cheeses, oat milk ice cream, almond milk yogurts and Emerge Chick’n patties and grinds.
American wellness brand and lifestyle retail destination, Standard Dose has finally come to the UK and is elevating John Lewis’s wellness offering in the process. Here is everything that you need to know about the most exciting wellness launch to come to our shores since since Goop.
Voices The evolution and exchange of ideas, styles and traditions is one of the joys of an interconnected, modern, multicultural society – but we still have to be respectful Meditation is thought to date back over 5,000 years, with roots in Hinduism.
Like many modern tech companies, UiPath had been expanding its mental health benefits to employees in recent years, committing the equivalent of 1% of salaries to health and wellness programs. More than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, that all seems quaint.
For Fast Company’ s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era is transforming their industries. Here’s what’s been lost-and what could be gained-in the new world order. Joey Gonzalez is the CEO of Barry’s, which specializes in high intensity interval training and has nearly 70 studios across the U.S.
Ulta made shopping for sustainable beauty products a lot easier for its customers. As beauty brands and retailers continue to modify their practices to be more environmentally-friendly, Ulta unveiled a new initiative that allows shoppers to know exactly which brands are vegan, sustainable, clean, and cruelty-free.