Cash is back–money market funds reach their highest level in 9 years?!; Volkswagon investing $800 million to build new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, TN; Gymboree moving closer to bankruptcy filing; NBCUniversal getting into streaming business; Older workers being pushed out of their jobs; Millennials about to get locked out of real estate market–again?; Dove’s pink champagne & milk chocolate swirls for Valentine’s Day; Sour Patch Kids Conversation Hearts.
Which affects health more — DNA code or ZIP code?; Poor sleep linked to dangerous plaque buildup in arteries; Most common time to experience sudden cardiac arrest could be…changing; Psychotherapy – next hottest wellness perk?; A new retail site for all things CBD, launched by former Goop employees; The stress of being a caregiver, by Rob Lowe.
With its anti-fur fight gaining progress, PETA sets its sight on…wool?; The ‘kid facial’ goes mainstream, thanks to Victoria Beckham and daughter; Online fashion retailer Boohoo remains in fashion as sales surge; Hair barrettes are back and trendier than ever??; Gillette’s new #MeToo ad; Vans Patchwork Collection.
New research shows plant-based diet can improve recovery time (some elite athletes going this route for this very reason); Lululemon reports stronger-than-expected holiday season–best one in 6 years!; Competition has Flywheel and SoulCycle spiraling into an identity crisis?; A ‘stretch therapy’ startup backed by Expedia and Zillow co-founder Rich Barton; The new diet that’s supposed to help w/anxiety; Inside LA’s Nerdstrong, the gym that makes nerds jacked.