Retail clinics, a category of “walk-ins” typically found in retail, supermarket and drugstore chains, have been seeing an upward tick in consumers for quite some time. In fact, the number of retail clinics in the U.S. is expected to hit 2,800 by next year – 14 times the amount there used to be just 10 years ago.
As cannabis becomes more mainstream, some brands and retailers from all industries are looking to see how they can capitalize on its recreational use (which, as of this past November, has been legalized in eight states). Over $7 billion in sales of legal cannabis were made last year, a number which is expected to grow by about 25 percent over the next 10 years. So it’s no surprise that companies are scrambling to provide the best possible experience (and products) for consumers.
Who knew a primal toy invented thousands of years ago would be the key to a medical breakthrough? These toys, who first made their appearance in 3300 B.C., are the inspiration behind the latest iteration of centrifuges being used to diagnose diseases like malaria and HIV in rural areas without access to labs and high-tech equipment.
Inside a room at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), celebrity physician Dr. Mahmet Oz stood with his peers in front of a buzzing crowd and delivered a historic health and wellness presentation. The keynote revealed the results of the world’s largest and most accurate at-home sleep study ever conducted…
Burt’s Bees, more commonly known for their all natural personal care and beauty products has just launched a line of – wait for it – protein shakes. While some may see it as a stretch for a brand with over 30 years’ worth of history crafting natural solutions for lip and skincare to dive head first into the functional food arena, the company thinks this move makes perfect sense.
This year, revenue for the alternative medicine industry was projected to hit $14.3 billion in the United States alone. So what products can you find trending in the global wellness market (one the Global Wellness Institute values at a staggering $3.7 trillion)? Read on for some Hubba brands that are sure to be big hit well into the new year!