Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | October 4th, 2022

Peloton will put bikes in every Hilton-owned hotel in the U.S.

Peloton will put bikes in all 5,400 Hilton-owned hotels in the U.S., the company announced Monday.

Wellness clubs

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.

Four Seasons Is Getting Into the Yachting Game With a 679-Foot Floating Hotel

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.

Lululemon Hopes to Showcase Home Fitness Business With Membership Program

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.

Beyond healthcare influencers, ‘all brands are in the wellness business now’

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 Raises $6 Million For Its Digital Weight Loss Tools

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.

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