Tag Archives: weight loss business

Marketdata Was Right About NutriSystem & Tivity Health

May 21, 2020 As Marketdata analysts predicted just about a year ago, Tivity Health’s acquisition of NutriSystem has not worked out well. As of May 7, 2020 Tivity’s board has decided to explore “strategic alternatives” for the Nutrition business (translation: they want to sell the business unit), including a possible transaction and has engaged Lazard…
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Herbalife’s U.S. Sales of Weight Loss Products at $633 Million in 2019

May 19, 2020 Herbalife Intl. is a well-known MLM (multi-level marketing) company that sells weight loss products in the U.S. and abroad. It sells meal replacements (protein shakes, drink mixes, weight loss enhancers and healthysnacks). However, what some may not know is that, based on its sales, it ranks as the third largest weight loss…
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Most Weight Loss Surgeries Performed in the Northeast

May 15, 2020 The number of bariatric (weight loss) surgeries performed in the U.S. was up 10.5% in 2018, to 252,000 procedures. Marketdata analysts estimate that this market was worth $6.3 billion, based on the average price per surgery of $25,000. No data is available yet for 2019. The ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic and…
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Quick Weight Loss Centers Out of Business

April 30, 2020 it appears that Quick Weight Loss Centers, headquartered in Pompano Beach, FL, has gone out of business, a victim of the Covid-19 shutdowns and lost revenues. closing its 40 or so centers located in Florida and Texas. The company appears to be in the process of filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, as…
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Where’s All The Weight Loss TV Ads?

April 20,2020 Marketdata analysts are seeing plenty of TV commercials lately by Noom, a few by NutriSystem, but little from any of the other competitors? What's going on with the marketing departments of WW and Jenny Craig? It's still prime diet season until Memorial Day, although admittedly, consumers have other things on their mind right…
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Jenny Craig Carries On Amid Virus

March 30, 2020 Many dieters are probably wondering what Jenny Craig is doing about the weekly in-person, in-center meetings between coaches and clients. At least in New Zealand, employees for Jenny Craig have been told their services will continue during the lockdown. Time will tell if this also applies to centers in the U.S. Mat…
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Coronavirus Could Hurt Medical Weight Loss Programs

March 9, 2020 Based on our research over the past few decades, only about 3.4% of dieters prefer to visit a physician's office, hospital or medical clinic for a weight loss program. 80-85% or so use a do-it-yourself program (retail meal replacements, OTC diet pills, online purchases), and the balance use a commercial chain or…
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Prepare For Recession, NOW!

Feb. 28, 2020 All the signs of a perfect storm are coming together. The stock market has fallen nearly 3,000 points this week and is now in "correction" territory--Wall Street's softer term for the crap is hitting the fan. A significant stock market decline is usually an advance indicator of an impending recession, based on…
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