Rainer Schaller Group (RSG) is moving into France next year with three clubs under the John Reed brand, the former McFit group confirmed last week. In a long-awaited move, the German company said it would open a John Reed club in...Read more
Moving is evaluating options for the Fitlane brand, after it snapped up the regional market leader in the Côte d’Azur. The group behind the Fitness Park and Moving brands says the acquired business should consist of 23 clubs at the end of the...Read more
The Fisher family has acquired a majority stake in Trib3, the British-based high-intensity interval training concept, as part of a fundraising to expand the brand. The Fisher family are the founders and owners of the Holmes Place group, which...Read more
Just four years after it started targeting the French market in earnest, Basic-Fit boasted 300 clubs in the country after an opening in Paris last week, up by about 100 from the same time last year. A key driver of this remarkable feat, Redouane...Read more
LifeFit Group, the company behind Fitness First in Germany, has secured €40 million through a Nordic bond issue to help finance the construction of its multi-brand platform, which continues with the full acquisition of Smile X and an agreement to...Read more
The Sats Group has sharply raised the capacity at some of its clubs, after it invested in technology to analyse and improve their lay-out and the utilisation of its equipment. “We launched a big review of the training floor and invested in new...Read more
Justin Musgrove, who has been chief executive at the Bannatyne Group for more than three years, is preparing to step down later this year. The company declined to provide details on the departure, but the move is apparently unrelated to...Read more
Schmidt Gruppe has become the full owner of FitX after Jacob Fatih, the founder of the second-largest German fitness club group, decided to divest his shares and to relinquish his function as joint chief executive. Schmidt Gruppe, a family-owned...Read more
Actic Fitness is rebuilding its strategy to make smarter use of data and to take a more rigourous approach, after the arrival of a retail specialist at the helm of the Nordic gym operator. “The idea is to create a knowledge-based concept that...Read more
With a light-filled gym space and a spectacular view over the sea, the first Metropolitan club in France is set to open in Nice in October, as part of an international expansion drive that is anticipated to lift the Spanish operator’s sales to at...Read more
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