Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Online weight loss services took a direct hit during the recession as people lost their jobs and had less disposable income to spend on discretionary purchases. In 2010, this started to turn around, and industry revenue started to grow. In the next five years, the industry revenue is expected to continue to rise, as people with less leisure time require assistant to lose weight.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Population levels, obesity rates and disposable income levels influence the distribution of weight loss companies; however, because industry services are provided online, the geographic spread of establishments is not always proportional to the population distribution. Largely populated regions are the most important to the industry, but the number of establishments per capita varies considerably. In many cases, it is not necessary for company locations to be near customers because the company may only require a warehouse space to store goods or house a team to maintain a website.
The Southeast has the largest share of online weight loss service establishments in the country, estimated at 24.0% of the total... purchase to read more