Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - June 11, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Game On: 25th Electronic Entertainment Expo (aka E3) – the video game industry’s largest trade show – kicks off today in LA; Investigation resumes after deadly helicopter crash in NYC; Salesforce makes $15.3 billion deal to buy Tableau; Slack gears up for direct listing; Amazon’s newest credit card – double-edged sword for people w/bad credit???; Krispy Kreme opening super-sized interactive flagship store in NYC’s Times Square; Starbucks testing reusable cups at London’s Gatwick airport; Uber making fintech push w/New York hiring spree; An uptick in home flipping; The lobster-stealing seagullNatural wine, explained.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

High blood pressure at doctor’s office may mean you’re twice as likely to die of heart disease?; Beyond Meat going bananas (up about 600% since IPO; short sellers down > $400 million); Mike Tyson opening massive weed resort in California desert; The anti-Theranos Israeli blood-testing startup; A new study linking abdominal fat w/prostate cancer; An experimental drug that delays type 1 diabetes; Oldest living kidney donor in U.S.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Customers claim Jaclyn Hill’s new lipsticks contain fibers, mold…and hair??!; YouTube star JoJo Siwa’s tween makeup kit recalled from Claire’s after testing positive for asbestos; Saks owner Hudson’s Bay gets $1.3 billion offer to go private — that gonna save face???; The new kids on the block who perfected CBD as skincare; An inside look at “Skin Botox,” the most popular injectable treatment in South Korea; Louis Vuitton’s neon orange pop-up store.

FITNESS/DIET

Ut oh –  sleeping w/TV on may lead to weight gain??; Study on twins offers proof there’s no perfect eating plan for everyone and that we all need personalized diets; Nike debuts plus-sized mannequins at its London store; Fancy gyms – make you feel worse after working out? Huhhh???; Why sweating feels good when you’re under the weather; How long it actually takes to lose weight; Summer workouts that don’t feel like work.

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