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2014-09-11 08:28:13

Physical activity alone is not enough to reach weight loss goals; New technology integration pairs activity tracking with Weight Watchers tools and support to make smart food choices NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) is announcing today seamless syncing with popular activity monitors and apps, bringing millions of fitness wearable users the opportunity for a more complete and integrated weight loss experience. Making changes to...

2014-09-08 16:28:13

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced that Nicholas Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Morningstar Management Behind the Moat Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The presentation will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. Central Time (10:45 a.m. Eastern Time). Presentations at the conference are not being webcast. About Weight Watchers International, Inc.Weight Watchers International,...

2014-08-12 12:29:05

In the news release, America Cooks With Chefs Launches The 800 Calorie Challenge, A New Cross-Platform Health & Wellness Initiative, issued 12-Aug-2014 by America Cooks With Chefs over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that two names in the third paragraph, first sentence were spelled incorrectly. The proper spellings should be "Tory Miller (Madison, WI)" and "Tony Mantuano (Chicago, IL)." The names inadvertently appeared as "Tori Miller" and "Toni Mantuano" in the original...

2014-08-12 08:30:08

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America Cooks With Chefs today announced the launch of its 800 Calorie Challenge, a first-of-its-kind health and wellness initiative. America Cooks With Chefs is a collaboration between Palisades Media Ventures, The Clinton Foundation, and the James Beard Foundation and is sponsored by Deloitte and Weight Watchers. Through an educational and entertaining format, America Cooks With Chefs will address a dilemma facing millions of Americans...

2014-08-06 23:01:14

Industry players have been developing dietary supplements to offer alongside their traditional weight-loss services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Weight Loss Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 70.0% of Australian males and 56.2% of females are overweight or obese (Australian Health Survey 2011-12: 4364.0). For both health and cosmetic...

2014-07-30 16:29:37

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 and raised its full year fiscal 2014 earnings guidance. Second quarter 2014 results include: -- Revenues of $397.5 million, down 15.6% versus the prior year period, with total paid weeks down 14.4% -- Cash flow provided by operating activities totaled $145.5 million year-to-date -- Earnings per fully diluted...

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2014-07-25 05:10:20

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity is a problem in America and around the world. Obesity-caused illness have plagued healthcare systems worldwide. Some of these illnesses include diabetes, heart disease, respiratory illnesses, joint issues, and gastrointestinal problems. Employers and third-party payers (such as health insurance companies) have started to look at ways to help lower healthcare costs for obesity-related issues by looking into coverage for...

2014-07-16 08:29:20

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) will release its results for the second quarter 2014 after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The Company has also scheduled a conference call on July 30(th) at 5:00 p.m. ET. During the conference call, James Chambers, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Nicholas Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the second quarter 2014 results and answer questions from the...

2014-07-10 23:09:32

Dave Lange will be responsible for driving corporate sales throughout the US. Dave comes to empowris with over two decades of strategic selling and corporate expansion with previous employers, including Weight Watchers, Medtronic and Sprint. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Empowris has announced the hiring of Dave Lange as their National Director of Sales. He will be responsible for driving corporate sales throughout the US. Dave has a successful track record in the Health &...

2014-07-03 08:23:46

Gary Foster Will Now Serve as Chief Scientific Officer NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced the retirement of Co-Chief Scientific Officer, Karen Miller-Kovach, MBA, MS, RD, who led the scientific thinking behind the Weight Watchers program globally for more than two decades. Gary Foster, Ph.D., who joined Weight Watchers International in 2013 as Co-Chief Scientific Officer, will now serve as Chief Scientific Officer,...


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