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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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Welcome to Fitness News Europe
6 Jun 2018

Welcome to Fitness News Europe

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Welcome to fitnessnewseurope.com, the independent business news publication for the European fitness industry. FREE TRIAL Click here to register for a free trial: You will have access to news and features on the website, and receive our bi-monthly...

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Lululemon to open European studio
3 Jun 2018
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Lululemon to open European studio

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Lululemon is preparing to open its first European studio in Frankfurt later this month, as part of an expansion program that has contributed to a double-digit underlying European sales rise in the three months until the end of April. The fitness...

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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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Virtuagym raises €6 million
25 May 2018

Virtuagym raises €6 million

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Virtuagym is preparing to intensify investments in business analytics, after it raised €6 million in a second round of funding led by Endeit Capital, a Dutch investment firm. The Dutch specialist in apps for fitness clubs and consumers, which...

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Dyaco and Gym80 strike partnership
22 May 2018

Dyaco and Gym80 strike partnership

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Dyaco International and Gym80 International have struck a strategic partnership that should allow the two companies to share infrastructure and resources for their complementary product ranges. This comes after both equipment suppliers have taken...

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Schaller hands over McFit’s operational leadership
22 May 2018

Schaller hands over McFit’s operational leadership

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Schaller, founder and chief executive of the McFit Group, has handed over its operational leadership to Vito Scavo, the Italian businessman behind Happy Fit. Scavo became chief operating officer at McFit four years ago, after the German group bought...

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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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Xercise4Less raises £42m to double size
22 May 2018

Xercise4Less raises £42m to double size

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Xercise4Less is aiming to double its number of sites to about 100 in the next three years, after it obtained funding of about £42 million (€47.9 m) from Proventus Capital Partners, a Swedish firm that has already invested in the fitness...

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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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