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Americans Pack On The Pounds During Pandemic

March 23, 2021 Just as we thought, lots of Americans gained a significant amount of weight the past year due to the pandemic, forced to stay away from gyms and be sedentary at home. And, the obesity rate at 42% of adults, was already at record highs. Great news for weight loss program providers, lots…
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Meal Replacements Do Well During The Pandemic

March 7, 2021 Marketdata's research to update its study: "The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market" continues. One of the key chapters in this upcoming report tracks the meal replacements (powdered shakes, nutrition bars) and appetite suppressants market (retail and MLM non-prescription diet pills). Meal replacements have done well in 2020. Diet pills, not…
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Multi-level Weight Loss Sales Are Huge

March 2, 2021 When one thinks about the giants of the U.S. weight loss market, people usually assume that most of the sales go to Weight Watchers, NutriSystem and Jenny Craig. With the exception of WW, they'd be wrong. Today, the MLM (multi-level marketing) companies capture a major share of sales of weight loss products…
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Private Equity Likes Weight Loss Investments

March 1, 2021 When looking at recent deals, it's clear that private equity investment companies really like to invest in the weight loss space. And, they make some good profits on companies they purchase and flip to other buyers. Here are a few of the deals completed in recent years: Private equity fund HIG Capital…
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Medical Weight Loss Market Declines 27% in 2020

March 1, 2021 Marketdata and DietBusinessWatch.com continue to release major findings from its ongoing current research of the weight loss market, contained in our upcoming study; "The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market", due out shortly. Based on interviews with management at the major medical weight loss center chains and franchises, Marketdata analysts are…
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Metrics of the “Average” Commercial Weight Loss Center

Feb. 26, 2021 Where does one get details about commercial weight loss centers -- how much revenues they gross per year, their profits, their payroll, their characteristics, how many of them operate in the country? There ARE a few sources, in the absence of a national trade association for the industry. One can obtain the…
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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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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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