Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
In this excerpt from PSFK’s recently launched Retail Health & Wellness Debrief, take a look at eight of the most surprising retailers to embrace the evergreen health & wellness trend, speaking to its importance among consumers According to PSFK’s survey, the sectors most likely to incorporate new health & wellness products and services into their offerings in the next two years are hospitality (79%), beauty (79%), apparel (69%), restaurants (69%) and grocery (63%).
If you’ve been following architectural trends, you’re well aware of the importance of sustainability to a building’s success. It has moved from the earth-friendly movements of the 1970s to current building codes and project-enhancing certifications. Sustainable design is not just about saving water and energy, though.
One morning in 2015, instead of heading into the fields, a group of about 50 farmers gathered in a parking lot in Vermont – a handful on tractors.
Sainsbury’s has started trialling “wellness hubs” in stores. The aisles, or sections thereof, are dedicated to shoppers looking to improve their “nutrition”, and sell products similar to those found in stores such as Planet Organic and Holland & Barrett.
Courtesy Shutterstock Most women are compelled to connect: any excuse to pour one’s heart out over a low-fat latte or a Chardonnay. Downloading about money, men, diets and depression with friendly femmes is much less expensive than shrinks. But now, in what’s being called The New Normal, ladies are more likely to puff on vapes than sip Vouvray.
Meal kit firm Blue Apron and weight management company Weight Watchers (WW) have partnered to introduce a rotating weekly meal delivery service in the US, which features recipes inspired by the Weight Watchers Freestyle programme.
Sorting out your finances can improve your mental health, sense of wellbeing and even your sex life. And, Alex Holder argues, it’s far more important than any January health kick…