Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - January 8, 2020

Consumer/Personal

And the most valuable car company in America is….Tesla! $84 billion market value?!?! Bring on another Happy Dance, Elon?; Chase and DoorDash announce partnership to deliver new dining benefits for select cardholders; Hustlers real-life stripper files $40 million lawsuit against Jennifer Lopez’s production company for using her story (in lousy movie) w/out permission; Aston Martin issues profit warning after disappointing year; Why January is particularly good time to invest your money (some investor stock picks here..and yes please, GOOGL); What could be on Warren Buffett’s 2020 shopping list; TripAdvisor’s top all-inclusive resorts for your 2020 vacation; Yelp’s top 100 places to eat in the U.S.; Oreo’s two new flavors; Girl Scout’s Lemon-Ups.

Health & Wellness

Dying for a drink? More people are – literally…; Starbucks introduces new nondairy drinks and tests oat milk; Impossible Foods abandons pursuit of McDonald’s burger deal; Goop products hit shelves at Sephora; What vegans wish they had known before going plant-based–and how they stick with it; The death of Elizabeth Wurtzel (just 52 years old), author of best-selling 1994 memoir Prozac Nation.

Fashion/Beauty

Macy’s reportedly closing more than dozen stores this year – yours one of them?; Ashley Graham collaborates w/Pronovias on plus-sized wedding dress collection; Popular skin care company pulls mask after one too many bad reactions from customers; Barneys ‘hack’ stiffs staffers; Time to buy Nordstrom stock??; The best false eyelashes for seasoned pros and first-timers alike; A ‘much happier’ Heidi Klum (in love).

Fitness/Diet

Running marathon cuts years off ‘artery age’?; Planet Fitness getting ready for ‘next explosive growth era’; Peloton working on new monitor; How relative newcomer Noom stacks up against legacy of Weight Watchers; Why walking 10,000 steps/day isn’t one-size-fits-all goal; The best exercises to build muscle and lose weight at same time; An inside look at the $2,000-a-month, invite-only fitness clubs.

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