Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Luxury health club operator, Third Space, has opened the doors to its latest club in Mayfair, London. Designed by Virgile & Partners Architects, the club is Third Space’s seventh site and the operator’s most technologically advanced yet, with a face recognition entry system and UV-treated fresh air among the smart features.
April Koh built a $2 billion mental-health startup by age 29. Current and former employees say she led a fast-paced culture that created panic and fear.
On the morning of October 1, April Koh, the 29-year-old cofounder of a mental-health startup, sat in her Brooklyn, New York, apartment and wrote an email to her employees. “We had a systemic issue of burnout at Spring Health,” she confessed in the email, adding that it “was happening as part of a national burnout phenomenon.”
Sportswear giant Nike has teamed up with global creative agency AnalogFolk to launch a content series called ‘Nike Mind Sets’ focusing on the topic of mental health. The program aims to shift the focus from what you achieve to how you are feeling with features such as audio-guided walking or running coaching and a podcast about burnout.
Heading into the long Thanksgiving weekend, beverage brands are looking to serve up new products for consumers during the holiday season. In this roundup, we highlight recent releases from the past two weeks including gift packs, limited releases and wintery flavor launches, alongside new entrants in the RTD cocktail and CBD categories.
Entrepreneur Sinikiwe Dhliwayo believes everyone should have access to “physical, mental, and spiritual wellness.” It’s why she founded Naaya, an online community providing resources and guidance for people of color looking for empowerment when it comes to holistic well-being.
HEALTHY fast food brand Leon has opened its first ever drive-thru restaurant after being taken over by Blackburn forecourt giant EG Group. The company, which runs more than 70 restaurants, was bought by Blackburn-born EG Group founders Mohsin Issa and Zuber Issa in April this year in a deal reported to be worth about £100 million.