Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 11, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Millions under flood risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico; AT&T becomes first major wireless company to automatically block spam calls; 7-Eleven celebrate brand’s 92nd birthday by giving away free Slurpees; Crate & Barrel opens first full-service restaurant; Amazon Prime Day – ‘record-breaking event’ to boost consumer stocks next week?; Champagne corks interrupting some of best tennis players at Wimbledon; Pepsi juicing up Mountain Dew and Bubly in bid to beat Coke and LaCroix; Jessica Simpson writing memoir; Your Madame Alexander dolls – could be worth thousands?; How to earthquake-proof your finances; Why you should move fast to lock in interest rate on your cash; The best places to live in America in 2019; World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Does air conditioning make you sick?; Equinox president launches wellness chain w/eye on next health craze (Infrared sauna sessions, vitamin IV drip services, cryotherapy, etc.); Impossible Foods dives into fake fish market; Jaden Smith opens vegan food truck in L.A.; Death by metal drinking straw???; How menopause can change your body; What app-based therapy is really like; Why US life expectancy has been…declining; Sugary drinks and cancer risk.

FASHION/BEAUTY

The beauty industry is now valued at how much? $532 billion, and growing???; Longtime wellness guru Norma Kamali finally getting into beauty game; Fashion retailers eyeing $226 million homeware market; Levi Strauss suffering from IPO…growing pains; JNCO attempting comeback – w/jeans that cost up to $250?; How one student launched million-dollar, one-woman bikini empire; Why Gen-Z turning to CBD skincare; The $30 Walmart sneakers that keep selling out.

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