Archive for the ‘Gyms’ Category

David Lloyd moves into Germany
6 Jun 2018

David Lloyd moves into Germany

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Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has moved into yet another European country with the acquisition of the former Health City club in Bad Homburg, north of Frankfurt. With this latest buy, DLL surpassed 600,000 members, training in 114 gyms in eight countries....

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The Gym Group founder and CEO to stand down
1 Jun 2018

The Gym Group founder and CEO to stand down

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Richard Darwin has been appointed to take over as chief executive of The Gym Group in September, after three years as chief financial officer at the second-largest British budget club group. This marks a major transition for The Gym Group since...

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Duet Fit launches e-sports fitness
22 May 2018

Duet Fit launches e-sports fitness

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Some fitness club operators like to say that their most redoubtable competitors are couches and gaming consoles. But Grupo Duet, a group of 19 gyms in Catalonia, has opted to draw e-sports players with a fitness area that is entirely dedicated to...

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Jatomi continues dismantling with sale of Czech clubs
8 May 2018
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Jatomi continues dismantling with sale of Czech clubs

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Jatomi’s five gyms in the Czech Republic have been snapped up by Benefit Systems, as it continues to deploy the strategy that turned it into the leading fitness pass aggregator as well as health club owner in Poland. With the buys, four in...

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Pure Gym strives to more than double U.K. size
8 May 2018

Pure Gym strives to more than double U.K. size

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Pure Gym could more than double in size to explore its full potential in the British market, said its chief executive, Humphrey Cobbold, after the company reported ample gains in sales and profits for last year. Pure Gym’s turnover soared by...

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Fitness World mulls over third market
8 May 2018
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Fitness World mulls over third market

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Fitness World has compiled a shortlist of European countries it could target as a third market, after the leading Danish fitness club operator continued to build up sales in Denmark and cleaned up its business in Poland last year. “We should...

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énergie Fitness seeks investment for sale and international expansion
27 Apr 2018

énergie Fitness seeks investment for sale and international expansion

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énergie Fitness is searching for investors to acquire part of its fitness club franchising business and to provide financial support for its expansion across European and other markets. énergie confirmed last week that it appointed Clearwater...

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Steady growth and deal frenzy in European club market
11 Apr 2018

Steady growth and deal frenzy in European club market

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The trend toward larger gyms with more members and lower prices continued to dominate the European fitness club market last year, amid a frenzy of mergers and acquisitions. The European market generated sales of €26.6 billion in 2017, up by...

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The Gym Group multiplies sites and options
21 Mar 2018

The Gym Group multiplies sites and options

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The Gym Group has resolved to launch its upgraded membership offering across all of its gyms by the end of May, as a means for the budget operator to diversify its proposition and raise its yield. The move was announced as the company reported a...

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Basic-Fit targets 5 million customers
13 Mar 2018

Basic-Fit targets 5 million customers

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Basic-Fit has reaffirmed its guidance that it should open about 100 clubs this year, but the Dutch group has spelled out a wider target to reach five million people by 2025, with more clubs as well as other fitness products. “This is a big...

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