Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 6, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Who should manage Aretha Franklin’s estate? As her sons continue to dispute handwritten wills, judges back in court today, considering request to have wills examined by handwriting experts; AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for certain customers; Country’s two largest newspaper chains announce merger; Mortgage rates sink to 3-year low, but lots of borrowers not shopping around for best rates?; Car dealers struggling to sell cars from 2019 model year to make room for 2020s; Silicon Valley eyeing giant market for infant formula; The Walking Dead coming out w/its own bourbon (this fall); Oscar Mayer debuting hot-dog flavored ice cream sandwich (later this month)…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

America goes to pot – literally….Marijuana usage among Americans getting higher and higher; First postpartum depression drug (Zulresso) hits market today ($$$$); Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida; Sesame allergies–more widespread than previously thought?; A look at some of the fruits and vegetables predicted to be next big produce trends; The rapper rapping about wellness; “Mistimed” breast milk

FASHION/BEAUTY

Barneys, a nearly century-old icon of New York retail, files for bankruptcy…will close 15 stores; Sports Direct buys preppy UK fashion chain Jack Wills; Victoria’s Secret loses its long-time chief marketing officer; ‘Skin-fasting’ all over Instagram, but does it work?; The rise and fall of Halston, the man who redefined American fashion; A virtual dermatologist app, tested; An evening w/New York’s most fashionable…cats; Sephora’s best-selling shampoo.

FITNESS/DIET

Kids are quitting sports at age 11?; Cadbury announces plans to reduce # calories in its chocolate bars to under 100; Denise Richards goes gluten-free after fans notice enlarged thyroid; Super Jumper recalls trampolines due to fall and injury hazards; Paleo diet linked to high levels of harmful gut bacteria?; A look at Daniel Craig’s James Bond 007 workout plan and diet; The gym deals and workout class discounts to score this month; Ugg’s new trainers; Versace boxing shorts

Follow Us on Your Favorite Platform: