Weight Loss Market

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The American Weight Loss Industry: Built By Entrepreneurs

August 2018  The American Weight Loss Industry: Built By Entrepreneurs By John LaRosa, President, Marketdata LLC August 2018 Summary What do a New York housewife, a Philadelphia vacuum cleaner distributor, and Australian couple that ran a women’s fitness center, a New York doctor, an Idaho couple, an itch powder salesman, and a retail tech expert […]