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Global Wellness News™ | December 5th, 2023

UK Retailer, John Lewis, moves into preventative health and exercise prescription with ‘Every Athlete’ programme | spabusiness.com news

UK-based retailer, John Lewis, is launching a service which will enable customers to be proactive about managing their health, while also getting advice about exercise and nutrition.

How Gen Z app Soul is tackling China’s ‘friendship recession’ | Jing Daily

Millions of Gen Z netizens in China are flocking to Soul for companionship amid a “friendship recession.” Where can brands step in?

University of Melbourne unveils six start ups, announces
$4.5M investment in company developing psychedelic-assisted therapies

The University of Melbourne has unveiled a cohort of six early-stage startups and announced the first syndicated investment of $4.5 million by the University’s Genesis Pre-Seed Fund and Tin Alley Ventures into a start-up developing psychedelic-assisted therapies to treat mental health challenges.
Read the article on University of Melbourne >

The Aman look comes home

Obsessed with the zen hotel retreats? Now you can buy the furniture

MS Dhoni Invests in Bangalore-based fitness start-up Tagda Raho | Entrepreneur

The brand has training dugouts in Bangalore, and is set to launch its first dugout in Maharashtra in December

Copenhagen-based BeCause snaps €1.75 million to
transform sustainability data in the travel and tourism industries

BeCause, a Danish startup transforming how the global hospitality, travel and tourism industries manage their sustainability data, announced that it has secured €1.75 million in seed funding from investors.
Read the article on EU Startups >

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