Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy
Global Wellness News™ | October 4th, 2022
Peloton will put bikes in all 5,400 Hilton-owned hotels in the U.S., the company announced Monday.
A wellness-centered third space opened in July in Los Angeles that is prioritizing high-design and an indulgent atmosphere. Heimat, a private fitness and lifestyle club, features a rooftop pool, a bootcamp studio, a Michelin-star restaurant, and a full-fledged spa in addition to its treadmills, yoga, spin and boxing class offerings.
Courtesy Four Seasons Four Seasons hopes to redefine luxury charter with its new “yacht,” a 679-foot vessel with a profile reminiscent of a contemporary superyacht, but with many more decks and a “funnel” at the top resembling the smoke stack of a 1930s ocean liner.
The athleisure brand bought the interactive fitness company Mirror for $500 million in 2020, when at-home workouts were booming because of Covid lockdowns. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.
As consumers continue to seek out wellness products and services, influencers are outpacing brands in terms of delivering on expectations. A recent Ogilvy report found that 77% of consumers deem wellness to be ‘very’ or ‘extremely’ important to them.
Limbo, a weight loss technology start-up, has raised $6 million with Shaquille O’Neal among its backers. The start-up describes itself as a digital weight loss and body transformation service that helps coach users in their weight loss efforts. It was founded by serial entrepreneur Pat Phelan, who founded Trustev and cosmetic beauty chain Sisu, and Rurik Bradbury, a former executive at Trustev.