Weight Loss Services in the US: Market Research Report

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

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

The Weight Loss Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 2018, 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Weight Loss Services industry is in the mature phase of its industry life cycle. Indicators of this stage include moderate industry value added growth, a stable number of companies, as well as rising demand for weight loss products. Currently, an estimated 69.2% of adults in the United States are either overweight or obese, according to the latest 2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Within that share, 35.7% of Americans are classified as obese, on an age-adjusted scale. Furthermore, the prevalence of obesity has been steadily rising in the United States... 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 assists 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.

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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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