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Recent Posts by John LaRosa

WW Pays FTC Penalty for Collecting Data on Minors. 

March 9, 2020 The Federal Trade Commission has approved a $1.5 million joint settlement order from the commission and the Department of Justice against weight loss and fitness services provider WW International (formerly Weight Watchers) and its subsidiary Kurbo, Inc. In an unprecedented move, the FTC is also requiring WW to destroy all the data…
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Herbalife Reports Q4 and Full Year 2021 Results

Feb. 24, 2022 Herbalife is a significant seller of meal replacements and weight management products such as shakes and nutrition bars, as well as appetite suppressants. It is one of the few public MLM companies for which we can obtain actual sales (along with Glanbia and Nu-Skin). The North America region reported net sales of…
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Trouble at Noom?

Feb. 3, 2022 As reported here and in many other publications, Noom's rapid growth as a weight loss program is well known. The company may plan an IPO this year, and it's estimated that revenues topped $600 million last year. The company has raised $669 million to date. However, there may be some weak spots.…
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Semaglutide a Game Changer Drug?

Dec. 30, 2021 2021 was a historic year for obesity treatment. In June, the Food and Drug Administration approved the weight loss drug semaglutide, which some experts described as a "game changer". The medication, initially developed to treat Type 2 diabetes, was the first drug treatment to be approved by the FDA for weight management since 2014. Wegovy,…
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Jenny Craig’s New “Max Up” Program

Dec. 30, 2021 Jenny Craig has come out with it's new program for 2022, called Max Up. The company claims that: "...While on the Max Up program, participants can lose up to 18 pounds* and 5 inches** off their waist size in the first four weeks. For the first time, Max Up participants complete a new digital…
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