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Medifast Flies Under the Radar, Pulls Off A Coup

July 19, 2019. Somehow, quietly, Medifast, with its MLM model and Optavia product line, is poised to become the second largest weight loss company by revenues. If, as expected, it posts revenues of $700 million this year, it will outsell NutiSystem (projected flat sales of $692 million), Herbalife, and Jenny Craig. How did it do…
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Weight Loss Conference Set for March 2015

"Launching A Successful Medical Weight Loss Program" will be a unique 2-day conference held in Orlando, march 13-14, 2015. See the video to the left on this home page and the website DietShow2015.com, to register, for speakers and the agenda. Sponsors and exhibitors welcome. Contact Marketdata for details or questions. The momentum today is with…
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Medifast Posts Strong 2020 Results

Feb. 26, 2021 Medifast reported Q4 and full year 2020 results. To achieve any kind of growth during a year of pandemic and recession is admirable. To post the kind of record sales that Medifast did last year is just remarkable. The company continues to post impressive growth and is now the #2 weight loss…
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WW Reports Full Year 2020 Results

Feb. 26, 2021 Weight Watchers reported results of the 4th quarter and full tear 2020. Management said that: "...Our new membership tier, Digital 360, is being enthusiastically received by members and is building subscriber momentum. Today, WW is the leading weight loss and wellness digital subscription platform, with multiple membership verticals and revenue streams, creating…
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Tivity Health Bails Out on NutriSystem Too Early

Tivity Health, a healthcare organization in the Southeast U.S., acquired NutriSystem, the weight loss company, in December 2018. Tivity ran NutriSystem under its Nutrition division for about 18 months, then wound up selling it, at a big loss, to private equity firm Kainos Capital. On Oct. 19, 2020 Kainos Capital agreed to acquire NutriSystem, from…
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How Dieters Are Responding To The Pandemic

Jan. 25, 2021 Robard just recently did a webinar featuring Patrick O'Neil at the Medical University of South Carolina. In that webinar, he discussed working with obese patients, and what their program has been seeing, and how they've changed their services to adapt to the limitations of the pandemic. This is a multidisciplinary medical weight…
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WW Launches 360 App-based Membership Plan

Jan 5, 2021 WW announces its newest membership plan, Digital 360, designed to give members next-level support, motivation and accountability through live and on-demand content. "The experience is powered by a new group of inspiring WW coaches who have expertise in what members need - including fitness, mindfulness and applied clinical psychology. Members can follow…
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Medifast Reports Q3 Results

Dec. 29, 2020 "Our business continues to go from strength to strength, with high levels of client demand and engagement among independent OPTAVIA Coaches, accelerated growth and record levels of active earning Coaches," said Dan Chard, CEO of Medifast. "Our programming efforts this year, along with enhancements to our organization, have given us a foundation for significant…
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Weight Watchers Reports Q3 Results

Nov. 2, 2020 According to Mindy Grossman, the company's President and CEO: "We ended the quarter with 4.7 million subscribers, marking a new record for a third quarter close. We accelerated initiatives that were already underway to create a truly differentiated, tech-enabled, member experience. Building on the massive success of the m yWW food program, we are thrilled…
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