Weight Watchers' first-quarter update largely continued recent trends, with cost-prevention efforts overshadowed by recruitment struggles and a lack of visibility regarding its ability to adapt to changing consumer views about weight loss. As we've previously stated, we think management has ...
MIAMI, April 29 (Reuters) - Jean Nidetch, the founder of weight loss company Weight Watchers International Inc, died of natural causes early on Wednesday at age 91, a company spokeswoman said.
MIAMI, April 29 (Reuters) - The 91-year-old founder of weight loss company Weight Watchers International Inc., Jean Nidetch, died of natural causes early on Wednesday, a company spokeswoman said.
Jan 2 (Reuters) - Weight Watchers International Inc shares fell more than 13 percent on Friday, continuing a string of losses as the company tries to boost sales, which in October hit a four-year low.
deteriorating competitive positions, or what we call negative moat trends. I would say a great example there would be Weight Watchers ( WTW ), a company that we thought was undervalued for a time. But really, the competitive position was being steadily eroded by
driven this market but the earnings growth may result in market up by high-single-digits in 2014. Weight-loss stocks [ WTW , NTRI ] and diet-drug stocks [ VYUS, ARNA ] have been hit with company specific issues [ the obesity problem hasn’t gone
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Our takeaways from Weight Watchers' 2013 Investor Day were largely constructive, as we believe management laid out a foundation to stabilize the business over the near term and position the company for longer-term growth. A turnaround will take time--management reiterated that a double-digit ...
He prefers stocks over bonds but the days of 6- or 7- friends are gone and 6-7% returns are more reasonable. His picks: WTW , BK, TAP, MSFT, SMG . He is wary of LNKD, FB, TSLA, NFLX, AMZN . Pg 37: William Thayer has an essay on not forgetting
(Reuters) - Weight Watchers International Inc shares fell as much as 21 percent after the weight management company said it expects recruitment trends to deteriorate through the year as customers...