Welltodo Today: Wellness Enclaves For Travellers, Witch Kits?, Jetts Fitness To Expand In UK


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

Australian operator Jetts Fitness targets further UK growth

Jetts Fitness has opened a club in Skipton, Yorkshire, making it the fifth location the Australian gym chain has launched in the 12 months since entering the UK market in September 2017. The Skipton site – which achieved record pre-sales for the chain in the UK – joins existing Jetts gyms in Erdington, Stockport, Wigan and Portsmouth.

Luxury Hotels Carve Out Wellness Enclaves For Health-Conscious Travelers

The hassles of travel, whether for business or pleasure, can be taxing on the mind and body. So it’s not surprising that many travelers are seeking ways to stay fit and alleviate stress when they check into hotels, even if only for one night.

Why It’s A Good Time To Be A Startup In The Healthy Food Space

4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Here’s a look at some of the news headlines in the food business that we’ve been exposed to in the recent past: * The Hershey Co., maker of the eponymous Kisses, announced in December 2017 that it is to acquire SkinnyPop parent Amplify Snack Brands for about US$1.6 billion.

Interview: How Champion’s Second U.S. Store Taps Its Legacy To Stand Out In A Crowded Athleisure Market

As its Target collection comes to an end, the global brand makes its New York City debut with a store on Broadway featuring a customization center and an onsite heritage vault thatbeckons shoppers to experience its ‘rich history,’ executives said If New York’s Soho is any indication of the contemporary state of physical retail, the market is crammed.

Qualcomm’s new smartwatch chip is here, but where is the flagship watch?

Back in May, Qualcomm said it was working on a new smartwatch chip, telling Wareable that it would reveal the upgrade in the fall alongside a new lead smartwatch. And on Monday, Qualcomm made good on half of that promise by announcing the Snapdragon Wear 3100.

So those “Starter Witch Kits” are *not* coming to Sephora now

We are living in an age of woo-woo ascendance. First, women’s circles became the new GNO-for a certain demographic. (Full disclosure: I am sooo that demographic.) Then, inevitably, out came the Ouija board (retro!) or the tarot deck from that one friend who has them on hand at all times.

Pensioners will be asked to train as fitness instructors

An army of pensioners and middle-aged people will be asked to train as fitness instructors in a bid to help over 55s feel less self-conscious in the gym. Health officials said the measures to tackle Britain’s inactivity epidemic could help extend life expectancy, and lift mounting pressures on the NHS.


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