Tag Archives: weight loss market

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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Pandemic Will Shift Diet Season

March 18, 2020 The traditional "diet season" lasts from the last week of December until Memorial Day. If dieters have not reached their goal weight by the Summer, they usually take a break and pick it up in the Fall, or quit altogether. However, this year, with the coronavirus pandemic now in full swing, dieting…
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Medifast Beats on Earnings & Revenues, Q4, full-year report

Feb. 27, 2020 Medifast (MED) posted revenues of $170.63 million for the 4th quarter ended December 2019, surpassing the Consensus Estimate by 5.33%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $145.8 million. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates three times over the last four quarters. Fourth Quarter 2019 Highlights Compared to Prior-Year Period Revenue up…
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Tivity Health, Parent of NutriSystem, Falters

Feb. 20, 2020 Tivity Health (stock symbol TVTY), the parent company that acquired NutriSystem last year, reported weak earnings and guidance and its CEO Donald Tramuto resigned, as did NutriSystem's Chief Marketing Office, Kiera Krausz. The stock price plummeted Thursday morning, falling 44%. According to management in their conference call: "...Admittedly, the Nutrition business has…
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Walgreens Partners With Jenny Craig

Oct. 28, 2019 Jenny Craig and Walgreens will open 100 Jenny Craig at Walgreens locations nationwide in January 2020.  This collaboration marks the first time Jenny Craig will offer its services at a national drugstore chain in the U.S. and the first time customers will be able to receive personalized health and weight loss management…
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WW Reports Q2 Results – Brighter Outlook, Stock Upgrades

August 8, 2019 On Aug, 6th, the company reported that: “Member recruitment trends improved throughout the second quarter as we saw good response to our spring campaigns. End of period subscribers increased 1.5% year-over-year to 4.6 million – our highest level ever for a second quarter,” said Mindy Grossman, the Company’s President and CEO. “We…
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HIG Capital Buys Jenny Craig

April, 5, 2019 Private equity fund HIG Capital has purchased Jenny Craig from North Castle Partners, which had owned Jenny Craig since 2013. HIG managing director Jeff Zanarini said, “We believe Jenny Craig represents an ideal opportunity to invest in the premier provider of weight loss services, especially with the rising prevalence of overweight adults.…
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Marketdata Publishes New Weight Loss Market Study – Market Tops $72 Billion

Marketdata LLC, Tampa, FL (www.marketdataenterprises.com) has just released its new 15th edition of "The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market", a 457-page detailed analysis / market research report. The report costs $1,895 at the Marketdata website (report #FS67). Also sold by single chapters--call for prices. $99 Executive Overview, 44 pp. This is the 30th…
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