Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - October 3, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

Think your rent is too high? San Diego backyard “studio” – aka “shed” – on market for $1050 a month!; Bed, Bath & Beyond increases projected store closings (from 40 to 60); Tesla’s electric car deliveries set another record (97,000 in 3rd quarter); Kroger lays off hundreds amid turnaround concerns; Hershey’s and Yuengling team up to make chocolate beer; T. Boone Pickens’ 65,000-acre ranch staying on market for $250 million; Kids making decent allowances ($1,500/yr.), but most not saving it?; Fastest drive-thru restaurants; Wealthiest Americans.

Health & Wellness

Del Taco getting into aromatherapy game w/smells that include churro…and chocolate?; Siam Wellness bringing its brand of Thai Wellness to global market; Women finding solace and sisterhood in breast cancer support groups; What you should know about getting a good night’s sleep (from a company that has analyzed 1 million nights of sleep data); How this lifestyle influencer gets quality shut-eye (swears by melatonin gummies); The company designing stylish medical alert bracelets; Best vegan food tours around the world.

Fashion/Beauty

Sneakers about to outsell “fashion” footwear in U.S. for first time eva?; Biggest mall owner in U.S. partnering w/Rue Gilt Groupe to create new destination for discount shopping online; Stitch Fix distancing self from Amazon w/new consumer program ‘Shop Your Look’; Neiman Marcus diving deeper into beauty wellness (new “Clean Beauty” online shop); H&M doing good job w/turnaround (first quarterly profit rise in two years); Luxury toothpaste….for $100?!; A behind-the-scenes look at how eBay authenticates its designer goods; The start-up (EverBody) that may convince you to get Botox; Saint Laurent’s luxury….condoms????!

Fitness/Diet

Fructose–worse on the liver than…glucose?; Muscle Man Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson surprises 100-year old fan w/birthday video; Ashley Graham shares intense pregnancy workout on Insta; Enlightened drops new line of keto-friendly ice cream bars; How you can stick to your weight loss plan even if your partner isn’t on board; Why you’re likely to gain weight faster than you lost it in first place; The 61-year old fitness fanatic who says she looks better now than she did in her 30; A restaurant replacing bread w/pickles for the sandwich of your dreams; Truth behind weight loss pills – from health shop supplements to black market slimming pills.

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