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Category Archives: Weight Loss Market

Did NutriSystem Make The Right Choice? – J. LaRosa, Marketdata

Dec. 10, 2018 Today, a major player in the diet space, NutriSystem, announced that it has been acquired by Tivity Health (formerly Healthways). Tivity Health is a leading provider of fitness and health improvement programs. However, I doubt that most people in the U.S. know who the company is, including us at Marketdata. I think NutriSystem…
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Outlook Is Strong For U.S. Weight Loss Market

Sept. 25, 2018 There are very few negatives in this year’s outlook for the U.S. weight loss market. The largest competitors are back in high-growth mode, unemployment is down, obesity rates are still high, and more DIY dieters seem to be joining structured programs. With a strong economy overall, coupled with continued high demand for…
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Why No Trade Group For The Diet Industry?

Sept. 10, 2018 - There is a trade association for virtually every industry in the United States. Literally thousands exist. One for Medical Spas? Yep. Janitorial services? Yep. Strip Clubs?  Check. Collection Agencies? Yep.  Weight Loss Companies? Nope, sorry. Having worked for a national trade association (paper distributors) early in my career, I know well…
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