Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - June 12, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Immaterial Girl? Madonna devastated as ticket sales bomb for upcoming ‘Madame X’ tour; Former Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal; Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery service (Grubhub celebrates w/8% jump); Traces of weed killer in popular breakfast cereals?; Credit card companies offering more generous dining-oriented rewards; Kroger going to sell CBD products in bunch of stores; Luxury car prices dropping significantly–time to buy that Lamborghini, Ed?; How AI is catching people who cheat on their diets, job searches and school work; Why Americans should get into housing market now; A private island just outside NYC that can be yours for $13 million; All the wine you can drink at the Rosé Mansion (now in its second year).

HEALTH & WELLNESS

U.S. death rates from suicides, alcohol, and drug overdoses reach all-time high; LaCroix parent company’s stock falls to 3-year low following another lawsuit linked to its claim of “all-natural”-ness; Mick Jagger says he’s ‘feeling pretty good’ in first interview following heart surgery; Snoring, breathing problems during sleep – make you age faster?; An exploding corporate wellness market (and the latest innovators in the space); The rise of tick-borne diseases; A new, meatier burger patty for Beyond Meat, and a….downgrade.

FASHION/BEAUTY

The next big thing in fashion – not washing your clothes? Huh???; Poshmark expands its $625 million retail empire from fashion resale into home decor; Neiman Marcus offers more discounts to move merchandise, stay competitive; Heeled flip-flops – the sexy summer sandal you thought you’d never see again?; How Patagonia, REI, and Eileen Fisher are using secondhand sales to get more new customers; What happens when you wash your face w/seltzer; A visor that claims to protect freshly-applied makeup while you shower; The world’s most valuable luxury brand in 2019.

FITNESS/DIET

Can Lululemon keep up the positive momentum? Earnings today after the close; Kraft unveils its new limited-edition Salad “Frosting” to help parents get kids to eat more veggies; Peloton, Mirror, FightCamp push remote fitness forward; Desk job = ‘sloppy bottom’???; The untimely death of American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald who gained support from thousands of followers over the course of her decade-long battle w/cancer. #bravelikegabe

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