Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Online sales grew to more than 40% of total sales, following on-going investment in its ecommerce and systems infrastructure. Sweaty Betty also launched its wholesale business in the US, as part of which saw the retailer open 25 shop-in-shops in Nordstrom stores and online.
Here are the extreme ends schools are going to to keep kids active. For a nation that this summer won the cricket world cup, bronze in the netball world cup and six medals at the world rowing championships, we still have some of the most inactive and overweight children in the world.
JUST Water Goes Chainwide in Target; Daytrip Expands in New York and New Jersey; Bimble Partners with Gotham Brands; Olipop Launches Ecommerce; Hoist Adds New Retailers, Tests Launches in Hy-Vee and Target; SOS Hydration Goes Chainwide in CVS; Hellowater Adds Target; Brio! Adds Whole Foods
Historically, the topic of desire in women has been taboo but we are seeing signs that female sexual liberation is on the up. Recently, the BBC aired its “messiest new podcast”, Unexpected Fluids, on Radio 1, exploring “eye-wateringly honest” accounts of real-life sex (stories of when sex gets “sloppy, goes floppy and a little bit wrong”).
Soul by SoulCycle originally launched at Nordstrom and continues to be sold there, but Gogolak said the company’s focus going forward will be DTC retail. “It’s really grown a lot in the last two years,” Gogolak said of the company’s retail division. “With a direct-to-consumer model, product comes first.
Its makers aren’t allowed to trumpet its health benefits, so why is CBD seen as a cure-all by a growing legion of fans? It’s a sunny afternoon in Somerset, and I’m standing in a two-acre field of cannabis. The plants don’t smell particularly potent; they’re gangly creatures that look like a cross between a nettle and a fern.