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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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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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WW Adds Virtual Zoom Workshops During Crisis

April 8, 2020 In mid-March, WW International (Weight Watchers), decided to close its 3,000 physical locations but didn't want to leave members to fend for themselves in these trying times. WW president and CEO Mindy Grossman said in an interview with USA TODAY that in a matter of days, the company took its 30,000 weekly workshops virtual…
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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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