Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - September 12, 2017

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE 09.12.2017

Apple unveils new products today (including a few surprises) in highly-anticipated event–here’s how to watch it livewhat to expect…what investors will be looking for…and what it means for AAPL stock (An 8% drop after the fact???? FYI: In 3 of past 5 yrs, stock has declined in 6-month period following iPhone launch); Cell phone carriers, credit cards, and car dealerships adding on streaming services to hook customers; Retail mashups becoming common (shopping/experience combo); Chili’s killing off nearly half its menu; Disney reopens today; JetBlue beer tasting @ 30,000 feet (looks like fun flight to be on!); Psychology behind pumpkin spice craze; Whole Foods’ business — booming post-Amazon deal…but will it last?; Tesla extending supercharger network; Red wine 40s (a thing now); Cheesecake Kit Kat Chunky…

HEALTH & WELLNESS 09.12.2017

Multistate outbreak of campylobacter infections linked to contact w/puppies sold through Petland; CVS rolling out new vending machines (select locations), stocked w/on-the-go items ranging from over-the-counter-medications, deodorant to health & wellness products; E-cigarettes containing nicotine could increase risk of heart attacks and strokes; Regular bleach use associated w/increased risk of fatal lung disease; Kate Hudson’s ‘lazy’ remark about C-sections slammed by angry moms; Lady Gaga’s struggle w/chronic pain — Netflix documentary (debuts 9/22); Nuts, avocados, olive oil = smart; Happiest and unhappiest states in America…

FASHION/BEAUTY 09.12.2017

Cartier’s iconic tank watch turns 100, releases six new models; T.J. Maxx launches affordable bridal boutique–one-stop shop for all pre-nuptial needs; Martha Stewart selling ‘fancy’ jeans on QVC; Real story behind Indian beauty remedies you see on Instagram; Beauty benefits of vitamin C; Corduroy – this season’s new denim?; New face masks launching this fall, Allure-approved; White boots – everywhere at New York Fashion Week (so much for post-Labor Day style rules); Best designer brands to shop for on eBay…

FITNESS/DIET 09.12.2017

Train like a Jedi w/this Star Wars-themed fitness gear?; Where fat actually goes when you lose weight; How fitness trackers are ruining your workout; Worthless foods to cut from your diet; Most scenic runs in world; ‘Wealth belly’ (Just like it sounds—You know the type!); World’s longest hiking trail – officially open; Allergic to exercise – possible; Supermodel Carol Alt: Being ‘really skinny’ makes for ‘miserable life’…

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