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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 Investment Chapter

The Online Weight loss industry has a high level of capital intensity. For every $1.00 spent on wages, industry operators spend an estimated $0.62 on capital investment. Capital investment predominantly includes computers, phones, and software used to support the online weight loss programs. Capital intensity has remained relatively stable in the five years to 2013 as industry operators reduced capital investment as employment was cut.

Online weight loss programs have high capital intensity compared to brick-and-mortar weight loss programs due to the programs being online. This industry requires fewer employees and more capital to ensure that the software programs work smoothly... 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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