–A nature haven opens this week in Brooklyn called Greenery Unlimited and coins itself as “the world’s first biophilic design store”, via Curbed.
–Cannabis gets a luxury upgrade from Barneys New York’s Beverly Hills store with “The High End” shop selling pipes, bongs and all the must-need accessories linked to weed culture, shares Bloomberg.
–US employers are starting to offer incentives to healthy employees with programs that monitor nutrition, daily exercise and sleep, reports Wall Street Journal.
–Walmart is out to compete with the likes of Ikea and CB2 with the launch of a new affordable furniture brand called MoDRN, via Huffington Post.
–SCP hotel has opened in Colorado Springs allowing guests to “name-your-own-rate”, shares Well + Good.
–Public Goods is the latest startup which Fast Company says is “Trader Joe’s meets Costco, with a splash of Brandless.”
–Amazon hands over control to creators who can now publish skills at the Alexa store, via The Verge.
–The “big beauty” industry is hitting record highs thanks to the luxury skincare sector, reports Quartz.
–Luxury fashion brand Fendi gets in on the real-estate game creating upscale residential developments at The Palmeraie complex in Arizona, shares WWD.
–The Guardian kneads its way into a sourdough baking retreat in Sierra Nevada with scenic views and the smell of freshly baked bread for the ultimate escape that incorporates experience and education.