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Tag Archives: commercial diet companies

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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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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Medifast Posts Strong Q3, Poised to Be #1 Weight Loss Firm

Nov. 5, 2021 Medifast continued its momentum into the 3rd quarter and is poised to reach 2021 yearly sales of $1.5 billion, topping even Weight Watchers revenue to take over the lead for the first time. This is truly a remarkable feat, in light of the fact that Medifast has never run a national TV…
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Noom, Weight Loss App Company, Eyes Possible IPO

May 19, 2021 Noom Inc., a popular app targeted to help weight loss, is said to have obtained funding from the private equity firm Silver Lake¬†ahead of a potential IPO. Noom is said to be worth $4 billion in its latest funding round, according to a Bloomberg report yesterday. The company, which hopes to be…
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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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Mystery J.P. Morgan Call on Weight Watchers – By J. LaRosa

Jan. 16, 2019 J.P. Morgan analyst Christina Brathwaite recently downgraded WTW stock due to "channel check" that indicated falling interest in WW. She claims that traffic to the WW website is down year over year, spelling trouble for enrollments, and that the app Noom is providing competition. Well, I have a problem with this assessment.…
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