Lululemon Looks Into the Mirror for Its Next Chapter

This deal, of course, does little to boost the top line sales for a company that had $4 billion in revenue last year.  But it is a worthwhile way for Lululemon to test its ability to move beyond its core retailing expertise.  After securing at least $72 million in venture funding and winning some celebrity devotees, Mirror had long been thought of as a potentially powerful disruptor in the fitness business. But now that the pandemic has pushed legions of consumers to explore…

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Body of Anderson woman found on university property identified by coro…

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a woman found in a vacant building on university property.The woman’s body was found about 5 p.m. Monday in the old Seabrook building on Old Williamston Road, Coroner Greg Shore said. That’s on the property of Anderson University, Shore said.On Tuesday, Chief Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman identified the woman as Kelley Lenore Grover, 43, of Anderson.”The victim appears to have suffered blunt force trauma to the head and was…

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Oculus co-founder and games industry vets form Mountaintop Studios

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is heading up a new game development house called Mountaintop Studios, joined by colleagues from around the gaming industry. The company aims to leave the crunch and toxic culture pervasive in game studios behind and make one that’s “collaborative, anti-crunch, diverse and inclusive.” The founding team includes Mitchell’s former colleague Mark Terrano, who was creative director at Oculus, Matt Hansen, former COO of Double Fine, and artist Rich Lyons, who worked at Naughty Dog and…

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I bought a cheap, DIY Peloton. It’s good, but not the real thing.

It’s relatively cheap. • It doesn’t take up too much space. • The ride is relatively smooth. • Paired with the Peloton digital membership • you’ll get a great workout. It doesn’t have all the stats and feedback you’ll get with a real Peloton. • The ride isn’t as good as super-expensive alternatives. A DIY Peloton set-up with a Cyclace bike and a few accessories is a really solid alternative to the real deal. It’s tough to remain active…

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Army’s new fitness test moving forward on schedule despite Senate call…

Army’s new fitness test moving forward on schedule despite Senate call for a study WASHINGTON — The Army might have hit another obstacle in its endeavor to replace its longtime physical fitness test as the Senate’s version of the defense funding bill calls for a delay in implementing the new Army Combat Fitness Test. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s draft of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, which funds the military, states Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy “may…

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Ben Shephard shows touching support for colleague diagnosed with cance…

June 30, 2020 – 20:08 BST Jenni McKnight Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer She shared the heartbreaking news that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time over the weekend – and now, Jacquie Beltrao has posted an emotional update on her chemotherapy treatment. The Sky News sports presenter took to Twitter on Monday night to reveal that she was about to undergo chemo again…

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Coronavirus update: Arizona’s hospitalizations hit record high

Los Angeles County health officials are urging residents to stay home as much as possible as the county topped 100,000 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. On Monday, Los Angeles County reported 2,903 new cases — the largest single-day number of new infections in the county — and 22 additional deaths. The daily total brings the number of cases in the county to 100,772, with 3,326 deaths. There are 1,710 people hospitalized in the county — the highest number…

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Three businessmen feted for snapping ties with foreign firms after Sin…

The Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) on Monday felicitated businessmen Harjeet Singh, Bipin Adesra and Gajanand Bhalotia for snapping ties with Chinese firms.  Bhalotia was also honoured for developing a Covid-19 testing van with the help of indigenous technology and materials. The function was organised at the Chamber Bhawan in Bistupur on Sunday evening.  The national secretary of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), Suresh Sonthalia, the vice-president of SCCI, Bharat Vasani, and other senior functionaries…

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