Category Archives: Weight Loss Market

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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Why Physicians Need To Get Involved in Weight Loss: Whitepaper By J. LaRosa

August 7, 2018 Why Physicians Need To Get Involved In Weight Loss By: John LaRosa, President, Marketdata LLC August 7, 2016 Executive Summary: The Problem Despite being a $68 billion American industry, the weight loss market has no trade association, or even a trade magazine. Many physicians and other medical professionals have seen their income…
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Weight Watchers Q2 Results Beat Estimates

Aug. 6, 2018 - Management reported that: "Our WW FreestyleTM program is resonating globally, driving continued strong performance in all of our major markets. We ended the second quarter with 4.5 million subscribers – an increase of 1 million compared to a year ago – as our momentum continued during our first global, summer marketing campaign," said Mindy…
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