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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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Marketdata Publishes New Weight Loss Report: Findings

March 18, 2021 Marketdata LLC, has just released the new 16th edition of its best-selling report: "The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market". This is a 438-page analysis of ALL segments of the market -- commercial chains, medical programs, diet foods, soft drinks, meal replacements, diet books, Rx diet drugs, bariatric surgeries, the health…
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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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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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Medifast Reports Q3 Results

Dec. 29, 2020 "Our business continues to go from strength to strength, with high levels of client demand and engagement among independent OPTAVIA Coaches, accelerated growth and record levels of active earning Coaches," said Dan Chard, CEO of Medifast. "Our programming efforts this year, along with enhancements to our organization, have given us a foundation for significant…
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Medifasts Reports Q2 Results

August 6, 2020 "This has been a strong quarter for Medifast, with strong demand and engagement among OPTAVIA Coaches and Clients helping to deliver meaningful revenue growth," said Dan Chard, CEO of Medifast. "We have more active earning Coaches than at any point in our history, and Coach productivity is up substantially quarter-over-quarter near all-time highs..." "We have…
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WW Plans Lay-offs Due to Covid-19, Oprah Events Coming

May 19, 2020 WW International Inc. said last Friday it plans to lay off workers and eliminate jobs worldwide as it tries to cut costs amid the economic devastation caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The company formerly known as Weight Watchers said it expects to spend about $12 million in employee-termination payments and other expenses.…
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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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