Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Vegan NPD is moving fast. Demand for portable plant-based food and drink products has skyrocketed and both brands and retailers have come up with plenty of innovative launches for the vegan lunchtime meal deal. From fishless sushi to pig-free bacon crisps, here’s our pick of the best new vegan food-to-go products.
Searching for a source of calm in a hectic world, retail CEO Khajak Keledjian turned to meditation, eventually parlaying his business acumen into his own immersive studio and mindfulness app catering to consumers’ current needs While meditation may be a timeless practice, its form continuously evolves to stay in synch with each era of practitioners and better serve their particular needs.
Wellness hospitality is going urban in a big way. There’s Equinox, and it’s long-delayed promise to open hotels in New York and Chicago. There’s Hyatt’s purchase of Exhale, a company providing fitness and spa experiences in major markets across the country. And there are several one-off properties around the U.S.
More and more gym classes now focus on building your posterior – and a whole LA gym is dedicated to the pursuit. What’s behind the trend, and can exercise really change your shape?
Wellbeing should be timetabled alongside English and maths, a study by Nuffield Health suggests. It comes following a two-year pilot scheme in which a dedicated member of staff was assigned to teach children about mental health and wellbeing at an Oxfordshire secondary school.
The company also announced two new additions to its board: Twitter CFO Ned Segal and Coca-Cola Company CFO Kathy Waller. The filing was expected of the innovative company, which sells non-GMO meat-free burgers, sausages, and chicken strips, in the hopes of taking a slice out of the $1.4 trillion global meat industry.
It’s easy to get carried away, especially when you’re an entrepreneur starting a company. You might have a million ideas about how to grow your start-up and what you ultimately want your company to look like – but, it’s important not to try and do too much too soon.