Tag Archives: weight loss programs

Commercial Diet Companies: 2019 Review, 2020 Outlook

Dec. 30, 2019 Based on 3rd quarter 2019 guidance by each company, it's looking like the top four weight loss companies will post a collective 3.6% sales increase for 2019 versus 2018, with revenues of $3.21 billion ($3.10 bill. in 2018). Adding in all the other smaller commercial franchises and chains, this segment of the…
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Jenny Craig Adds DNA Testing

Dec. 31, 2019 Jenny Craig’s new ad campaign promotes a DNA Decoder Plan that directs users toward the best food choices, based on their genetic makeup.  The company will have dieters first swab their cheeks and send off their genetic material for analysis, before developing a meal and exercise plan. Jenny Craig follows other companies,…
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NutriSystem Debuts New Program

Dec.27, 2019 Nutrisystem has launched a new weight-loss program focused on body type, individual goals and food tastes. Nutrisystem uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the best plan for a customer, delivers food for more than half of the program's caloric intake to the customer's home, and then leaves the remaining calories from fresh grocery…
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WW Launches New Plan

Nov. 11, 2019 "More options" and "more freedom" are key aspects of Weight Watchers' new customizable myWW program. For the first time, WW (Weight Watchers) is offering its members the opportunity to choose a program tailored to a member’s weight loss plan -- giving them “more flexibility” when it comes to the foods they eat. MyWW, allows members to…
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Medifast Reports Q3 Results

Nov. 8, 2019 "Our focus on long-term, sustainable growth at Medifast continued during the third quarter as we achieved record revenues, rapid year over year growth in the number of active earning coaches and solid growth in gross profits and net income," said Dan Chard, Chief Executive Officer of Medifast." Chard continued, "Growth at the rapid…
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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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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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Noom and Novo Nordisk Team Up – New Diet Service

October 3, 2019 Noom has developed a weight-loss app and a personalized meal-planning service it says already is used by 45 million people worldwide that helps overweight people make behavioral changes that can help them slim down. Danish drug maker Novo says it has completed an eight-month pilot that combined Noom's behavior change programs with…
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