Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | March 5th, 2024

After nearly a decade, Oprah Winfrey is set to depart the board of WeightWatchers

The announcement comes amid falling profits for the company. WeightWatchers has been facing declining stock prices since November as weight loss drugs, known as GLP1s, have soared in popularity.

Ozempic is coming for gyms. Here’s how they’re responding | CNN Business

America’s gyms are adjusting their strategies as more of their members take weight loss drugs.

Tweens are getting rashes from some skin care products popularized on social media, dermatologists say

A few days after she began her new skin care regimen – toner, moisturizer, serum and facial mist – the skin around 13-year-old Leora’s lips became red and dry.

Merger Alert: Orangetheory, Anytime Fitness Parent to Form New $3.5B Company

In one of the biggest fitness franchise consolidations of the last decade, Orangetheory Fitness and Self Esteem Brands, owner of Anytime Fitness, are set to combine forces.

Momentous Gets $32M To Expand Human Performance Supplements

Humble Growth has acquired a significant minority stake in Momentous, the ‘human performance’ brand led by former NFL player Jeff Byers.

The Rise of the Do-Nothing Vacation

More travelers say they want to make relaxation their top priority while on holiday
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