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Tag Archives: weight loss market

Trouble at Noom?

Feb. 3, 2022 As reported here and in many other publications, Noom's rapid growth as a weight loss program is well known. The company may plan an IPO this year, and it's estimated that revenues topped $600 million last year. The company has raised $669 million to date. However, there may be some weak spots.…
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Americans Add Weight During Pandemic, Noom Prospers

Dec. 13, 2021 As reported in a recent INC. magazine article, a survey by the American Psychological Association found that some 42 percent of U.S. adults gained unwanted weight in the first year of the pandemic. This helps explain the boom year Noom had for its weight-loss service in 2020, with sales estimated at more…
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WW Launches New Personal Points Program

Nov. 7, 2021 This is the first time in the company's history where no two plans are alike. Upon sign-up, members complete the new PersonalPoints Engine, WW's proprietary assessment that merges a member's food and activity preferences with WW's nutritional algorithm to generate an individualized weight loss and wellness plan. Each member has a unique…
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Medifast Posts Strong Q3, Poised to Be #1 Weight Loss Firm

Nov. 5, 2021 Medifast continued its momentum into the 3rd quarter and is poised to reach 2021 yearly sales of $1.5 billion, topping even Weight Watchers revenue to take over the lead for the first time. This is truly a remarkable feat, in light of the fact that Medifast has never run a national TV…
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WW Reports Q3 Results, Misses Earning and Sales Estimates

Nov. 5, 2021 WW International posted revenues of $293.5 million for the quarter ended September 2021, missing the Consensus Estimate by 7.64%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $320.7 million. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates just once over the last four quarters. According to CEO Mindy Grossman: “In the coming days, we will…
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WW’s CEO Mindy Grossman To Step Down

Oct. 2, 2021 WW International, Inc. (WW) announced that Mindy Grossman, President and CEO, who has led the brand's transformation since 2017, has decided to step down as President and CEO after the first quarter of 2022. Ms. Grossman will continue to lead the company until that time and will work with the Board of Directors…
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Two New Medical Weight Loss Companies

Sept. 2, 2021 We just discovered two new medical weight loss companies: Options and Calibrate. Options has brick & mortar sites, while Calibrate is a virtual program. Apparently, there's a lot of venture capital money out there looking for start-ups, and the weight loss space is enticing. Calibrate claims to have raised $127 million from…
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Medifast Reports 2nd Quarter Results

August 6, 2021 Medifast reported its results for Q2 2021 on August 4. "This has been another outstanding quarter for Medifast, driven in large part by our success in driving growth in independent OPTAVIA Coaches to new highs, and empowering those Coaches to be more productive than ever before." said Dan Chard, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer…
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