Online Weight Loss Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Weight Loss Services Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Lifestyle Services | Aug 2013

Get in shape: As obesity numbers rise, people will look to industry services to help them lose weight

IBISWorld’s Online Weight Loss Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Nestle Nestle market share
NutriSystem Inc. NutriSystem Inc. market share
Weight Watchers International Inc. Weight Watchers International Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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


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What is the Online Weight Loss Services Industry?

This industry provides internet membership programs to consumers to assist them in losing weight or maintaining a desired weight. Examples include Weight Watchers and NutriSystem.

Industry Products
Meal deliverySubscription-based weight management planning
Industry Activities
Planning online menus and exercisesOnline individual counseling for weight lossMaintaining online records of weight and body mass measurements

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