Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - November 27, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

As expected, Cyber Monday 2018 breaks online sales record–about an $8-billion day, up nearly 20% year over year; Venmo takes losses after payments fraud (competitors Square Cash and Zelle LOL’ing, out-downloading it); Wine.com raises $32.5 million from Goldman Sachs; Heavy winter storm moves toward…New England; Krispy Kreme’s latest donuts–inspired by Ugly Christmas Sweaters?; Bulls still clinging to hopes market will survive latest correction; General Motors eliminating thousands of jobs, closing plants, restructuring global business; Giving Tuesday (today) trying to go global; How Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg could be humbled by creepy bikini app; Why younger Gen Z has edge over millennials in housing market; The $150 bacon holiday gift package for all the bacon lovers in your life; A record-breaking week for Broadway ($43 million); Gin-filled ornaments; Pickle Bloody Mary Mix.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Which airlines have the healthiest food? The results are in!; Major U.S. lettuce producers preparing to change how they label romaine lettuce, which is now safe to eat–sorta, kinda; FDA overhauling more than 40-year old process for approving medical devices; Jane Austen–health & wellness coach for her times?; Amanda Bynes on her drug-induced public breakdown; Benefits of soaking your feet in vinegar; Most Googled health symptoms in every state.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Doctors, patients raise alarms about cancer linked to breast implants; Goop launches size-inclusive collection w/Universal Standard; Lush brings its famous fizzy bath bombs to the shower; Christmas lights — for beards???; What it’s actually like to get fraxel laser treatment; Why mini-me dressing (mother/daughter) is big business; Customized Louis Vuitton sneakers/menswear (a first); Montana-inspired “Big Sky” fragrance.

FITNESS/DIET

New research shows your workplace wellness program could actually be making you fat?!; Study shows children mirror weight gain and losses of their mothers…but not fathers; Lena Dunham shares before-and-after pics to highlight disordered eating struggles; What to do when sugar craving strikes; Why you should add bugs to your diet; A test of the $1500 mirror that streams exercise classes into your home; Best new advancements in sports bras this year.

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