Tag Archives: obesity

WW Launches New Plan

Nov. 11, 2019 "More options" and "more freedom" are key aspects of Weight Watchers' new customizable myWW program. For the first time, WW (Weight Watchers) is offering its members the opportunity to choose a program tailored to a member’s weight loss plan -- giving them “more flexibility” when it comes to the foods they eat. MyWW, allows members to…
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WW Reports 3rd Quarter Performance

Nov. 5, 2019 “As our strong marketing execution successfully recruited new members and retention continued to increase, we outperformed our expectations for subscriber growth, resulting in our highest-ever end of period subscribers in a third quarter,” said Mindy Grossman, the company’s CEO. “Next week, we will be launching our new program – our most customized yet…
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Walgreens Partners With Jenny Craig

Oct. 28, 2019 Jenny Craig and Walgreens will open 100 Jenny Craig at Walgreens locations nationwide in January 2020.  This collaboration marks the first time Jenny Craig will offer its services at a national drugstore chain in the U.S. and the first time customers will be able to receive personalized health and weight loss management…
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Noom and Novo Nordisk Team Up – New Diet Service

October 3, 2019 Noom has developed a weight-loss app and a personalized meal-planning service it says already is used by 45 million people worldwide that helps overweight people make behavioral changes that can help them slim down. Danish drug maker Novo says it has completed an eight-month pilot that combined Noom's behavior change programs with…
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Diet Season 2019 Has Begun – By J. LaRosa

Jan. 2, 2019 The TV ads by the diet companies have begun - so starts the 2019 "diet season". Here are the pitches: WW (Weight Watchers... Lose 10 lbs. on us campaign, join for free, touting the Freestyle "For Every Body" program. More than 200 foods with zero points. Jenny Craig... Rapid Results plan, lose…
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Weight Loss Surgeries + 5.5%, Health Club Revenues +8.7% in 2017

Dec. 11, 2018 We've been updating some parts of our study: "The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market". A few new data points have come in. Health Clubs... U.S. health clubs and gyms had revenues of $30 billion in 2017, according to data from IHRSA (Intl. Health Racquet & Sports Clubs Association). This represents…
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NutriSystem Acquired by Tivity Health – Then There Were Three

Dec. 10, 2018 Tivity Health, a leading provider of fitness and health improvement programs, and Nutrisystem, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Tivity Health will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Nutrisystem for a combination of cash and stock. Under the terms of the agreement,  Nutrisystem shareholders…
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