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Weight Watchers’ Q2 Results Beat Estimates

Aug. 6, 2018 - Management reported that: "Our WW FreestyleTM program is resonating globally, driving continued strong performance in all of our major markets. We ended the second quarter with 4.5 million subscribers – an increase of 1 million compared to a year ago – as our momentum continued during our first global, summer marketing campaign," said Mindy…
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Medifast Reports Strong Q2 Results

Aug. 3, 2018 - According to CEO Dan Chard:  "We are pleased to report a further acceleration in the business momentum we reported in the first quarter of the year, resulting in record revenues and profitability that exceeded our expectations." "The accelerating growth rate is an indication of the energy behind our integrated coach model…
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NutriSystem Reports Q2 2018 Results

July 30, 2018 - CEO Dawn Zier reported that; “Our announcements around the recently launched DNA Body Blueprint™ and the branded lines of vitamin packs showcase our focus on science-backed personalized nutrition to drive not only weight loss, but overall health. We believe our efforts to date, coupled with second-half investments in our innovation pipeline, branding and digital…
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NutriSystem Adds Home DNA Test to Program

July 16, 2018 - Nutrisystem announced the launch of DNA Body Blueprint™, a genetic-based product using a proprietary algorithm that provides an integrated personal action plan focused on eating behaviors, nutrition and metabolism. DNA Body Blueprint is slated to be prominently featured in national multi-media marketing and advertising campaigns debuting today, July 16. This announcement comes soon…
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Jenny Craig Adds DNA Testing

June 18, 2018 -  Jenny Craig, one of the leading commercial weight loss chains, is customizing its nutrition plans to a client's genetic make-up.  This new gene-based offering is entering the second phase of testing, with plans to expand nationwide. Jenny Craig claims to be the first national commercial weight loss company to integrate DNA…
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Medifast Beats Estimates for 1st Quarter

May 3, 2018 - "We are off to a strong start in 2018 driven by our focused, transformational business model that continues to deliver optimal health to our clients through our community of OPTAVIA Coaches," said Dan Chard, Medifast's CEO.  "This helped fuel growth and profitability that exceeded our expectations for the first quarter and has led…
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Weight Watchers Posts Strong 1st Quarter

May 3, 2018 - "Driven by the enthusiastic, global response to our new WW Freestyle™ program, we ended the first quarter with 4.6 million subscribers – the highest level in the history of Weight Watchers and an increase of 1 million compared to a year ago. Member engagement has been incredible with members staying longer than ever…
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NutriSystem Beats Estimates for Q1

May 1, 2018 - Dawn Zier, President and CEO, stated, “We’re pleased first quarter 2018 revenue and earnings per share exceeded our expectations, driven by better than expected results in Nutrisystem’s direct-to-consumer business. As anticipated, South Beach Diet revenues increased significantly year-over-year, and we remain excited about the long-term opportunity it represents.” Ms. Zier added, “Our…
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