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Global Wellness News™ | December 12th, 2023

Would You Buy a $62 Face Cream for Your Tween Girl?

Preteens are hooked on multistep skin care routines, with lip masks, fruity face mists and $49 serums to get ‘glowy skin’

At more resorts, outdoor activities are happening long after the sun sets

When the Lodge at Spruce Peak, a Destination by Hyatt ski resort in Stowe, Vermont, rolled out a robust lineup of nighttime hiking experiences in 2020, it was largely in response to the pandemic, intended to offer guests a Covid-safe evening outdoor activity.
Read the article on Travel Weekly >

Ladder Raises $12 Million Series A to Demystify Strength Training and Accelerate Growth

AUSTIN, Texas, December 06, 2023–Ladder, the app for strength training for people who are serious about fitness, today announced that it has closed a $12 million Series A round led by Tapestry VC and LivWell Ventures.

Saudi Arabia’s Wealth Fund Takes 49% of Rocco Forte in Luxury Hotel Play

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has acquired a significant minority stake in Rocco Forte Hotels, the luxury hotel operator.

Hinge dating app launches $1M initiative combatting Gen Z loneliness

“One More Hour” will support Gen Z-focused social groups and organizations in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta with grants up to $25,000.

‘Flextirement’ is the future of work

Flextirement has everything to do with striking a balance between employees and employers as opposed to flipping the switch from employee to retiree.
Read the article on Fast Company >

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