The nutrigenomics boom | The revenge of the gym | Hospitality enters the metaverse | Crypto trading addicts head to rehab

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 17th, 2022 We want to be the top wellness hub in the world: TRSDC’s official DUBAI: In a bid to become a global wellness hub, AMAALA has merged under the aegis of The Red Sea Development Co. with tourism plans of its own. Metaverse hospitality Regal Hotels also entered The Sandbox in April with…

New wearable is like a “lab on your skin” | Venture capitalists pouring billions into mental health/wellness platforms | Glamping: the hippest trend for young Chinese travelers

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 12th, 2022 An Experimental Health Tracker Senses How Drunk You Are Imagine a future where, after a night of bar-hopping with friends, you can whip out your phone, consult a smartphone app connected to a wireless device stuck to the side of your arm, and find out exactly how hammered you are. Peloton’s earnings…

The $200K facelift: cosmetic procedure prices skyrocket | SoulCycle founders launch Peoplehood, ‘workouts for the self’ | Struggling Peloton seeks minority investors

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 10th, 2022 SoulCycle Without the Bike: Here Comes Peoplehood For their second act, the fitness entrepreneurs Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler are building a company centered on workouts for the self. Since last summer, a start-up in beta mode has been soliciting volunteers to take part in 55-minute sessions called “gathers,” where strangers discuss…

US spa industry rebounds to $18bn in 2021 | 33 companies with ‘world-changing’ wellness ideas | Menopause becomes its own category in wellness & beauty

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 5th, 2022 33 ways companies are improving the world of wellness See the full list of honorees of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards in the wellness category. US spa industry hit more than US$18bn in revenues in 2021, reports ISPA | spabusiness.com news Spas across the US generated US$18.1bn (€17.2bn, £14.4bn) in…

Martha Stewart: ‘generation ageless’ on TikTok | Six Senses Svart will be first energy-positive hotel | The big business of pickleball

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 3rd, 2022 What the Fitness Industry Doesn’t Understand If you tried to imagine the perfect gym teacher, you’d probably come up with someone a lot like Hampton Liu. He’s a gentle, friendly guy who spends most of his time trying to figure out how to make the basics of exercise more approachable, and he…

Fiture, the new fitness mirror, launches | Meet Woo, the anti-Goop, anti-woo media business | The new net-zero-hotels | Back to the 80s: the dance-based fitness trend

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | April 28th, 2022 New Media Business Woo Aims to Redefine Wellness for Gen Z When you hear the word wellness, what might spring to mind is a serene woman wearing yoga pants, sipping a green juice and buying a vagina-scented candle. It’s an aspirational image created by the likes of Goop, the lifestyle and wellness…

Lululemon shooting for the moon, but Wall Street skeptical | Wellness appliances & kitchens take off | The facial fitness trend

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | April 26th, 2022 Lululemon is shooting for the moon, but Wall Street isn’t convinced it can get there Lululemon is setting lofty goals for growth in the next five years and laying out for analysts exactly how it plans to get there. But not everyone on Wall Street is sold. Lululemon shares shed 4.8% on…

Wellness is the hottest home design trend | Investors: pay attention to China’s fitness industry | the rise of sexual wellness coaching apps | Digital strength-training startup Vitruvian raises $15M

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | April 21st, 2022 “Wellness” Is 2022’s Hottest Interior Design Trend Lo Bosworth, founder of the beauty brand Love Wellness, technically has a home office in her New York City apartment. But, more often than not, she found herself working from her kitchen table, preferring the airier space over the closed-off room whose classification was rooted…

Billionaires pour money into anti-aging tech | The ‘air care’ wellness trend | The biophilic style obsession

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | April 19th, 2022 Beauty & Wellness Briefing: How ‘air care’ became the latest wellness trend This week, I’m taking a peek under the hood of an emerging wellness trend called air care, which is a holistic approach to what we breathe in and how it impacts our health and wellbeing. Anti-aging technology is coming. Here’s…

The rise of the wellness social club | Lululemon wants your used workout clothes | The new urban, wellness senior living communities | Sexual wellness comes for Japan…finally

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | April 14th, 2022 The rise of the wellness social club Frequented by celebrities including Kourtney Kardashian, Rita Ora and Shaun White, Remedy Place is one of L.A.’s most exclusive new social clubs. Similar to Soho House, it has a membership-based model and happy hours complete with bartenders and live DJs. But instead of cocktails, there…