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Weight Watchers Reports Q3 Results

Nov. 2, 2020 According to Mindy Grossman, the company's President and CEO: "We ended the quarter with 4.7 million subscribers, marking a new record for a third quarter close. We accelerated initiatives that were already underway to create a truly differentiated, tech-enabled, member experience. Building on the massive success of the m yWW food program, we are thrilled…
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U.S. Adult Obesity Rate Tops 40% For First Time, Covid-19 To Blame

Oct. 20, 2020 No surprise here... The U.S. adult obesity rate stands at 42.4 percent, the first time the national rate has passed the 40 percent mark, providing further evidence of the country’s obesity crisis. The national adult obesity rate has increased by 26 percent since 2008. With consumers working and staying at home during…
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WW Teams Up With Amazon, Launches Halo

Aug. 29, 2020 WW has collaborated with Amazon for the launch of Amazon Halo, a health and wellness membership and wearable device that uses technology to provide personal wellness insights.  The Amazon collaboration will provide consumers with the latest in personal health and wellness technology, demonstrating our shared commitment to offering consumers science-backed, cutting edge…
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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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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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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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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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Health Club Revenues Reach $35 Billion

May 15, 2020 The health club industry's trade association, IHRSA (Intl. Health & Racquet Sports Assn.) reported to Marketdata that U.S. health club industry revenues were up 8.3% to $35.0 billion in 2019, on the heels of a 7.7% gain in 2018. Through 2023, Marketdata forecasts revenues to grow by 5.6% per year, on average,…
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