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Les Cercles de la Forme is turning into the leading fitness club operator in Paris with two takeovers in the last weeks, as part of a wider transformation of the French capital’s fitness club market. The expansion of the full-service concept...Read more
Virgin Active is pulling out of the Iberian market with the sale of its twelve remaining clubs to Holmes Place, allowing it to expand to 22 clubs in Portugal and 17 in Spain. The two parties said that the members and staff of the eight acquired...Read more
Gym Group is accelerating its expansion with an agreement to acquire 18 gyms from Lifestyle Fitness, at a price of £20.5 million (€23.1m) in cash. The deal raises the number of The Gym Group’s locations to 116 and it strongly reinforces the...Read more
Migros Group is preparing to move into the budget fitness club market with Only Fitness, a concept that will get started in Berne later this month under the supervision of Migros Aar. By far the leading player in the Swiss fitness club business,...Read more
The Gym Group is preparing to try out a premium membership concept, after the launch of an upgraded membership management system at the British low-cost gym chain in July. “This trial will be informed by a substantial piece of customer research...Read more
With a surface of more than 50,000 square meters to be opened by the McFit Group in Oberhausen, The Mirai was described as the largest gym in the world and a laboratory for innovation in fitness. Scheduled to open before the end of 2019, The...Read more
Orange banners were hoisted on French gyms more than once per week in the first half of this year, as Basic-Fit is steadily deploying its low-cost concept in France and moving toward its target of at least 100 openings across its five European...Read more
Keep Cool has finalised the sale of an unspecified minority stake to financial investors, as it started studying several “major” acquisitions and preparing the opening of more than 30 clubs next year. The French group with 180 own and...Read more
Let's Go Fitness is steadily reinforcing its bastion in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, to reach a milestone of fifty clubs with over 50,000 members next month, after more than twenty openings and substantial upgrades in the last three...Read more
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