Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
When you’re spending the vast majority of your disposable income on spirulina smoothies, spin classes, and the latest activewear collaborations -the idea of a credit card catered to the wellness minded would be a miracle akin to the creation of the spin bike itself.
A new store specifically for cancer sufferers has opened at Guy’s Hospital in London. The store – set up by patient wellness company Live Better With and hair loss specialists Browns More Hair Now – will sell products that are designed to help people dealing with the symptoms and side effects of cancer.
It’s the secret to Michelle Obama’s toned arms. Kim Kardashian does it. Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara is so addicted she has a machine at home she works out on daily. It’s Lagree Fitness, and now that it’s arrived in Australia, the buzz is building here.
Long before wellness became an inescapable part of the pop culture lexicon, and farm-to-table ingredients were integrated into any respectable New York City restaurant menu, Lady Carole Bamford was slinging award-winning blocks of muslin-wrapped cheddar in the British countryside.
Camel milk could be set to go mainstream after Camelicious, a brand owned by the ruler of Dubai, launched in the UK with listings in Asda. The first Camelicious product to hit Asda shelves was a UHT long life milk (rsp: £2.85/235ml), which rolled into 141 Asda stores at the end of October.
CEO and founder Carlos Ramirez said the company is working on a new line called Powerful Water, which will feature added collagen protein and electrolytes.
New research from Mintel has revealed how China is experiencing a fundamental shift in consumers shopping habits with per capita online retail spend to grow to 45.7% by the end of 2017. China’s retail experience has consumers purchasing different products from different channels with online retail expected to reach 60% of total e-commerce sales in 2017 and mobile online retail expected to reach 80%.