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    1. WTW's Cost-Cutting Efforts Ease Near-Term Liquidity Concerns, but Pricing Power Questions Linger

      Commentary

      Wed, 6 May 2015

      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 ...

    2. UPDATE 1-Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch, 91, dies in Florida

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      Wed, 29 Apr 2015

      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.

    3. Weight Watchers founder, 91, dies in Florida

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      Wed, 29 Apr 2015

      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.

    4. Weight Watchers shares fall 13.3 percent

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      Fri, 2 Jan 2015

      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.

    5. The Ones That Got Away

      Video Reports

      Fri, 26 Sep 2014

      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

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      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 competing weight-loss
    6. From Barron’s, March 3, 2014 (Part 1)

      Commentary

      Sat, 1 Mar 2014

      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

    7. From Barron’s, February 3, 2014 (Part 2)

      Commentary

      Sat, 1 Feb 2014

      Technologies [ AKAM ; runs 137,000 servers in 87 countries; pg 21]; Stanley Black & Decker [ SWK ; pg 22]; Weight Watchers [ WTW ; pg 23]; Ford & GM [ F for long-term, GM for short-term; pg 25]; Canadian Imperial Oil [ IMO ; pg 27; see link below

    8. WTW Turnaround Will Take Time, but Platform Integration and B2B Paint Intriguing Long-Term Story

      Commentary

      Thu, 7 Nov 2013

      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 ...

    9. From Barron’s, August 19, 2013 (Part 2)

      Commentary

      Sat, 17 Aug 2013

      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

    10. Weight Watchers shares slips as customers turn to apps

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      Fri, 2 Aug 2013

      (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...

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