Welltodo Today: Wellness Travel Trends, Mars Invests In Kind, Can Bikram Yoga Make A Comeback?


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


Bikram Yoga Attempts a Comeback After a Wave of Lawsuits

Bikram Yoga’s lawyer wants to salvage the yoga chain after millions of dollars in lawsuits and numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.

‘Anti-Aging’ is Taboo. But What Does ‘Clean’ Beauty Even Mean?

In the beauty biz, ‘anti-aging’ has become a taboo phrase, replaced by coded, botanical buzzwords. But what exactly do ‘restorative leaf juice’ and ‘time traveler serum’ actually do?

Food Ingredients Europe: Mintel reveals 2018 ingredient trends – FoodBev Media

With Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) underway in Frankfurt, market intelligence agency Mintel has revealed a hunger for new ingredients across Europe. According to new research from the company, as many as 41% of Italian, 38% of Polish, 35% of German, 32% of French and 21% of Spanish consumers say they enjoy experimenting with ingredients.

Inside Adidas’ Robot-Powered, On-Demand Sneaker Factory

Last winter, the sportswear giant Adidas opened a pop-up store inside a Berlin shopping mall. The boutique was part of a corporate experiment called Storefactory-a name as flatly self-­explanatory as it is consistent with the convention of German compound nouns. It offered a single product: machine-­knit merino wool sweaters, made to order on the spot.

Industry experts reveal the 10 things to watch out for in travel in 2018

By – Decision makers from the likes of Google, Airbnb and Lonely Planet tell us what they’re most looking forward to seeing, discovering and experiencing next year. The travel industry: it moves faster than an Airbus A380. In 2017 we saw the emergence of millennial airlines, vegan cruises and smart luggage labels.

Mars candy company invests in a different sort of bar: Kind

Candy giant Mars (which manufactures Snickers and M&M’s, among other drugstore confectionary staples) is investing beyond the traditional candy bar: The company just bought a minority stake in Kind, the healthy fruit and nut protein snack brand, The New York Times reports.


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