Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Tisha Thompson has hit several milestones over the past few years. She launched her clean beauty brand LYS Beauty in 2019 and in Sephora stores in September, becoming the retailer’s first Black-owned clean makeup brand. “It’s all a dream come true for sure,” says Thompson.
When gyms and fitness boutiques closed their doors in early 2020, it was fitness tech’s moment to shine. Stuck at home, people needed new ways to stay active – and for many, that meant stepping into the world of connected fitness. Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure was impossible to find.
Fitness operator Crunch Fitness says it’s continued its recovery from lockdowns, with membership levels across its franchised estate now exceeding pre-pandemic levels. Crunch said that, as of October 2021, its franchise sites had exceeded 128 per cent of pre-pandemic membership levels.
Everything you need to know about oat milk in five minutes or less, including who invented it and whether its actually sustainable.
Gymshark has held talks with banks and investors over future plans but is not planning a public listing imminently, according to founder Ben Francis. The sportswear group has bolstered its board with US entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, who will advise the group on marketing and brand development in North America.
Even with cause for concern, retreats in countries like Costa Rica and Jamaica, as well as in the United States, have been popping up for more than a decade. One night in 2019, while strangers vomited around her, Lynn Cohen had a vision.