Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy
Global Wellness News™ | May 5th, 2022
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US spa industry hit more than US$18bn in revenues in 2021, reports ISPA | spabusiness.com news
Spas across the US generated US$18.1bn (€17.2bn, £14.4bn) in revenues in 2021, marking an almost 50 per cent increase compared to 2020 (US$12.1bn, €11.5bn, £9.7bn). This is according to data from the annual 2022 US Spa Industry Study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on behalf of the International Spa Association (ISPA).
The menopause category is heating up
All products featured on Glossy Pop are independently selected by our editorial team. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Menopause has become a category unto itself, within beauty and wellness. And the brands making it mainstream are increasingly popping up at Target and Ulta Beauty.
Fitness Metaverse: This Tech Company Trades Sweat For Crypto And NFTs
Working out can be good for your belt line and your bottom-line at the same time. That’s the proposition OliveX is offering to the players of its mobile blockchain games. Gamers can earn DOSE tokens and NFTs by completing missions within OliveX’s adventure game that requires them to run varying distances in the real world with their smartphones in hand.
Noom is reportedly laying off up to a quarter of its wellness coaches | Engadget
is reporting that infamous weight loss app Noom is laying off a significant number of its coaches as it shifts its strategy. The company, which presently enables users to engage in text chat with experts, will reportedly shift to a system of scheduled video calling, reducing the need for so many workers.
Google Fitbit devices burned users’ wrists, lawsuit alleges
(Reuters) – Google Fitbit has been hit with a class action that says its smartwatches are prone to overheating and burning their users, including many devices that were not part of a recent product recall.
Naomi Osaka Modern Health mental wellness – Bizwomen
Four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka, who has been open about her battle with depression, has joined workplace wellness and mental health platform Modern Health as an advocate for de-stigmatizing mental health care and making it more accessible.