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14 May 2020
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Peloton surpasses 1 million connected subscribers

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Soaring demand for home fitness gear whipped up sales at Peloton Interactive, which were up by 65.5% to $524.6 million for the three months until the end of March. Peloton said that it saw a “significant increase” in the demand for its...

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14 May 2020
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eGym shifts focus to new normal

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eGm has paused several projects in which it invested millions of euros to fully focus on software products that help gyms to become “part of the solution” for the health crisis. Philipp Roesch-Schlanderer, the German company’s chief...

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14 May 2020
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Nautilus thrives amid gym closures

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It could take several weeks for Nautilus to catch up with orders, due to avid demand for home fitness gear, the group said last week. “Although we’ve expanded production in response to continued strong demand, we carry over a significant...

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15 Apr 2020
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Precor builds up resources for European fitness market

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Just a few weeks ago, Precor brought together some of its largest European customers in Salzburg. The purpose was a pre-launch of the Resolute selectorised strength range. But the get-together enabled Precor to update partners about its sharpened...

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1 Apr 2020
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Digital fitness drive accelerates

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Digital fitness suppliers have been swamped in the last weeks, as lockdowns are hugely inflating demand for digital training. For a few operators, such as Fitness First in Germany, the health crisis is leading to accelerated investments. It has...

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19 Mar 2020
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Content and tech partners deliver in shutdowns

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Escalating restrictions and gyms closures around Europe have led to soaring usage of online training contents, with support from club operators and their content and tech partners. Most of the larger operators are offering digital workouts and...

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19 Mar 2020
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Spike in online fitness gear sales

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"While our stationary stores are closed due to confinement, we’re continuing to deliver to your home,” reads the message on the online store of Fitness Boutique, the specialist French fitness retailer. Like most stores in France, Italy, Spain...

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Gainline buys into Core Health & Fitness

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Core Health & Fitness has secured investment from Gainline Capital Partners, a U.S. private equity firm, which leaves Michael Bruno in charge as chairman and chief executive. Bruno gradually built up Core Health & Fitness by acquiring...

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Trisport gets European Kettler rights

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Three former Kettler managers have been hired by Trisport, the German fitness brand’s former Swiss distributor, after it purchased rights to Kettler in nearly all European markets. Kettler was rescued about one year ago by Lafayette Mittelstand...

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7 Jan 2020

Icon Health & Fitness gets $200m investment for iFit

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Icon Health & Fitness has secured $200 million in growth equity investment led by Pamplona Capital Management, with the stated purpose of expanding its iFit connected interactive platform. Icon Health & Fitness is the Utah-based company...

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