Energy ecosystems, sensory travel, Glossier Play.
–Rent the Runway is branching into homeware rentals with their new West Elm partnership, writes Vox.
–New wellness beers are brewed with sea salts, electrolytes, and other ingredients to help help athletes refuel, describes Healthyish.
–Designboom introduces Mitsubishi’s new energy ecosystem, which will let owners power their house with their car.
–Conde Nast Traveler explores how seeking out color can enrich travel experiences.
–Glossier has launched its first spinoff brand, Glossier Play, a cosmetics line “inspired by ’70s nostalgia and school supplies,” says Wall Street Journal Magazine.
–Huffpost describes The Wally Shop, a new delivery service bringing the plastic-free movement to bulk grocery shopping.
–The New York Times introduces Luminary, a new platform that aims to be “the Netflix of podcasts” with a subscription service and celebrity partnerships.
–A new study has found that 15 million people have left Facebook since 2017. Via The Verge.
–Virgin Airlines takes a step towards modernizing the airline industry with their new policy that no longer requires air hostesses to wear makeup, reports The Telegraph.
–Airbnb is making a play for luxury with their acquisition of HotelTonight; Skift investigates what this means for the future of the hospitality industry.
–Fitness brand Orangetheory has teased a partnership with Apple to be rolled out this year, reveals Business Insider.
–Instagram is working to make influencer marketing more transparent with new “branded content ads,” which will allow brands to sponsor and promote influencer’s ads, shares Campaign.