Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 12, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

“It’s show time” – Apple sets March 25th event, expected to announce new TV service; U.S. mandating design changes on Boeing 737 Max 8; Amazon hiring 3000 remote workers in 18 states; Off-price retailer Ross Stores adding 100 new stores this year; IHOP giving away pancakes – today; What to know about the new ‘Visa’ process for Americans traveling to Europe; How this year’s crop of IPOs will affect real estate in Silicon Valley; Why big retailers are getting…smaller; The Hilton hotel suite in Mexico City for Barbie fans; An increase in women paying spousal and child support; A 7-pound $150 meatball that feeds 12 people.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

23andMe looking to expand to millions more users w/new diabetes genetic testing; Legendary wellness brand Canyon Ranch setting up shop near Silicon Valley; ‘Sprouting’ – healthiest (and least expensive) thing you can do for your brain health; Beer – now being sold as ‘wellness’ product?; The bizarre house nobody wants that’s supposed to extend your life; A first look at Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos doc from 20/20 (debuts Friday); Gluten-free granola that tastes like cake and has less than 10 grams of sugar; Oat milk ice cream.

FASHION/BEAUTY

At Watches of Switzerland, your Rolex comes w/a martini?; Levi’s looking to pocket $587 million in encore IPO; Marshalls finally launching online store; Lacoste getting fashion-forward reboot; Naomi Campbell – not gonna kiss and tell?; Why celebrity facialist Tracie Martyn doesn’t want you to get plastic surgery; How Brooke Shields shops (and what she plans to do w/the ’80s Valentino, YSL and Calvin Klein jeans sitting in her closet); A strong quarter for fashion subscription service, Stitch Fix; The guys making Tiffany…cool.

FITNESS/DIET

Researchers compare five popular apps for calorie counting, and the winner is….Noom!; Study finds education a major barrier to following heart healthy diet; Psychologists explain why at-home exercise machines like Peloton have what it takes to keep people moving; Cheez Whiz — healthy? The truth about its CLA, which has been linked to burning fat and fighting cancer…Skeptical?; Everything you need to know before trying Barry’s Bootcamp.

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