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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 Wednesday after the leggings maker announced it’s aiming to double its annual revenue by 2026 to $12.5 billion.

10 travel firms turning green: new initiatives to boost sustainability

In a move designed to help counter overtourism, accommodation provider Sawday’s has announced that it will cap the number of places to stay it represents in some of the worst-affected areas. The B Corp-certified company, which includes the brands Sawday’s, Canopy & Stars and Paws & Stay, has identified 13 destinations in the UK and Europe experiencing overtourism.

Singapore-based healthcare startup Ordinary Folk gets $5M to fight stigma

Ordinary Folk, a Singapore-based telehealth startup dedicated to men and women’s health issues, has raised $5 million in pre-Series A funding from Monk’s Hill Ventures. The funding will be used for hiring and expand into Hong Kong while scaling in Singapore. Founded in 2020 by Sean Low, the startup…

New Appliance Trends Highlight Wellness Features

If you’ve been shopping for major appliances, you’ve probably experienced the frustration of poor selection and repeated delays.

Apple Fitness+ rolls out curated Dance workouts and a new Dance Collection

In the lead-up to International Dance Day, Fitness+ introduces a new Dance Collection, a limited-edition award, and a special Artist Spotlight featuring hit songs and iconic moves from BTS videos This spring, Apple Fitness+, the first fitness and wellness service built entirely around Apple Watch and designed to be welcoming to all, is celebrating music and dance with a new lineup of world-renowned Artist Spotlight musicians and curated Dance content in the lead-up to International Dance Day on April 29.

Facial Fitness Is The Latest Way To Fake A Face Lift

Is it your pores, your jawline or your ever-so-slightly wonky nose? Whatever it is that bothers you specifically, we’ve all fallen deep into over-analysing our faces, and understandably so. Just when the omnipresence of social media left us sure that we couldn’t be any more exposed to our own image, along came a pandemic which hurried us further into the house of mirrors.

Inspired to end loneliness among older people, UK-based The Joy Club raises €1.3 million for its community-based platform | EU-Startups

Co-designed by a team of retirees and inspired by one adventurous granny, UK-based The Joy Club was founded in 2019 to tackle loneliness amongst older people. The community-based platform is designed to help retirees discover events, passions and friendships that will enrich their lives.

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