Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, the Weight Loss Services industry tightened its belt, as low disposable income caused many consumers to curb demand for weight loss services. However, as the number of overweight and obese Americans continues to rise, demand for weight loss services will increase as well. In addition, growing awareness of the preventive role of weight loss has increased demand for industry services, with the goal of addressing health ailments, such as diabetes, heart disease and other health problems. Therefore, in the five years to 2020, favorable increases in consumers' per capita disposable income, coupled with the growing prevalence of overweight or obese individuals, will propel revenue growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
As the percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese has risen over the past decade, demand for industry services has also increased. The primary offerings of the Weight Loss Services industry are weight loss services and merchandise sales.
Meeting fees make up about 48.5% of total revenue. To appeal to consumers that are increasingly technologically savvy, some weight loss companies have increasingly offered meetings over the phone, text and e-mail, although e-mails are included in the internet fees product segment. However, some individuals have still preferred the community support networks that occur through face-to-face meetings... purchase to read more