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Weight Loss Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Weight Loss Services Market Research Report | NAICS 81219a | Jun 2014

Weighing in: New markets will drive demand, but increasing competition will temper growth

IBISWorld’s Weight Loss Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
56,726
Businesses
29,904
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During 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 2019, 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

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As the percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese has risen over the past decade, demand for industry services has followed suit. The primary offerings of the Weight Loss Services industry are weight loss services and merchandise sales.

Weight loss services

Weight loss services are the primary service offered by industry operators. Altogether, this segment accounts for about 60.6% of the industry's revenue in 2014. This segment includes nonmedical weight loss programs that assist clients in attaining or maintaining a desired weight level. This segment can be divided into diet management and other weight loss services. Diet management companies typically offer individual or group counseling, menu and exercise planning, and weight and body measurement... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Weight Loss Services Industry?

Companies in this industry provide nonmedical services to clients and assist these individuals with losing or maintaining a desired weight. Services typically include individual or group counseling, menu and exercise planning, and weight and body measurement monitoring. Industry operators may also sell food supplements and other weight-reduction products. This industry does not include fitness centers, health resorts and spas, or medical or surgical weight-reduction services.

Industry Products
Weight loss servicesMerchandise sales
 
Industry Activities
Operating nonmedical weight loss centersIndividual or group counseling for weight lossDiet workshopsSelling food supplements and other weight reduction productsMenu and exercise planningWeight and body measurement


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