Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . I have leisure and athletic activity on my brain, so Thursday morning I popped into the San Francisco headquarters of Strava, the fitness app devoted to cycling, running, and lots of other trackable activities.
Festivals are traditionally a mecca for music and hedonism, but a new focus on wellbeing is emerging as young people swap drink and drugs for mindfulness and yoga. In recent years there has been an explosion in festivals that have put wellbeing at their heart.
Most people who shop at 7-Eleven, Wawa, or Quick Trip are usually in a rush and just grab and go for snacks, lunch or dinner. They often dine on grilled hot dogs, crusty pizza, soda, and chips; food that most nutritionists would likely tell them to avoid.
Fitness industry veterans Allan and Jonathan Fisher have completed a Series A capital investment deal in boutique fitness brand TRIBE3, which has seen them acquire a controlling stake in the business. Allan Fisher is the founder of premium health club operator Holmes Place, which he continues to be involved in today.
CBD is officially more popular than Beyoncé. At least when it comes to internet research. According to CannabisMD’s Knowledge Navigator, a backend tool used to survey consumer trends, online interest in cannabidiol, more popularly known as CBD, has spiked exponentially in the past year.
Burger King will begin selling the plant-based Impossible Whopper across the US next week after a successful run in six regions. Inside the impossible burger: is the meat-free mega trend as good as we think? The rollout to 7,000 locations will be for a limited time, a typical practice in the fast-food industry for new products.
If you have $26 million to drop on a penthouse in Greenwich Village these days, you don’t just want to settle on glorious views of the World Trade Center, a private rooftop, or floating staircases. No, it’s 2019, and we live in the Goop era.