Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
The company Zaazee, a women’s sportswear manufacturer Founder Deborah Todd Based Manchester Turnover £65,000 (projected for 2017) “I launched my women’s gym and sportswear company three years ago. I think of our business as providing “slow fashion”. Our approach is to try to make timeless designs rather than fast and disposable ones.
A new company is looking to plant vegan vending machines in strategic locations across the US, and it’s got more than $2.2 million in seed money to get started. These aren’t the same sort of humdrum machines in which a person might find potato chips and candy bars.
If you were monitoring the activity-tracking industry lately, you’d detect a condition somewhere between a weak pulse and full cardiac arrest. The stock price of market leader Fitbit (fit)-known for wristbands that count users’ steps, hours of sleep, and more-tumbled from a peak of about $48, reached shortly after the company went public in 2015, to just over $5 today.
I’ve never been very good at being told what to do. Throughout the years I have done a variety of things, whether it be teaching myself to sew and then creating my own fashion label or being a backing dancer for bands for five years.
It might be easier to book a bike at your local SoulCycle now. Specialty fitness studios have seen a significant slowdown in growth this year, according to new data from location intelligence company Foursquare, signaling the possibility that $40 boutique fitness classes could be poised to fall out of favor.
Having a spin bike at home makes working out convenient-but it can also make it easier to slack off. When you have a high-energy instructor in your face or a pack of riders on either side of you IRL, you’re probably more likely to power through a climb or push through that final sprint.
The cold-pressed juice maker, which began in 2012 as a Los Angeles-based brick-and-mortar chain of juice bars, have been steadily growing beyond its own locations and building a wholesale business at retailers, including Sprouts and Whole Foods.