Factors Responsible For The Rising Popularity of Health And Wellness Franchises Blurring the line between Tech & Health
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With the industry constantly evolving, consumers are driving towards a more holistic approach of being healthy emotionally, physically, and mentally. While there is an active market for products and services, reflecting this philosophy, the entire health and wellness industry is experiencing a welcome boom.
What is powering this industry?
Marking its presence strongly since the last two decades, health and wellness industry growth have been strong globally. Investors are combining their offering with the latest technologies, adding more value and creating remarkable experiences.
In the era where experience holds more priority, the segment is flourishing thanks to healthy trends, consumers demand, and various technologies.
In addition, the transformation of applications and smartphones into health and wellness tools has provided a huge playground to franchisors for investing and growing the business accordingly. Also, the numerous requirements for a healthy living is also contributing to the cause.
Entry of internet of things
Wellness franchisors can be seen filling the gap between the physical and digital world. Advancement in virtual reality and other technologies that detect emotions and interpret personal health data in real time is helping the industry to boom more.
Playing a pivotal role in wellness, Internet of things (IOT) has become one common tool for many investors, which will continue to evolve in future.
IOT has provided medical professionals and brands a new medium, for communicating and diagnosing people in real time. People are just one click away from expert opinions and guidance in the current world, thanks to the internet and innovations in technologies.
The evolved wellness industry has a lot to offer to investors, with clear vision and well planned strategy. While franchisors already creating a buzz in the industry, many more innovations and new features can be seen becoming the part of the industry. Thus, wellness industry could be considered as an open ground for franchises to mark their presence in long run.
This article was originally published on Franchise India by Shahram Warsi.