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...Read more
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Formed just a few months ago as a group of boutique fitness club brands, Xponential Fitness has started spreading to Europe through an agreement to launch the Cyclebar concept in the U.K. Xponential Fitness was created last year with support from...Read more
eGym is adding another dimension to its connected training platform by taking over the mobile app business of Netpulse, the leading supplier of customised mobile apps for fitness clubs, which expands its digital reach to about 12,000 fitness...Read more
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...Read more
Fitness has been the key driver behind a European sales jump of 23% to €496 million last year for the Reebok brand, which rejigged its business approach to become more profitable. The brand’s global sales were up by 4.1% to €1,843 million...Read more
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...Read more
Brunswick Corporation is preparing to spin off its Life Fitness business to turn it into a standalone listed entity, the U.S. company announced earlier today. Jaime Irick, who became president of Life Fitness about one year ago, will lead what...Read more
The consolidation of the Spanish fitness club industry is gathering pace, with the projected takeover of iFitness by Altafit, reinforcing its leadership of the Spanish budget club market. The agreement should form a group with 56 clubs, annual...Read more
Ten gyms trading as Forever Fitness in southern Finland have been acquired by Pihlajalinna, one of the country’s leading social and healthcare service providers. The two remaining clubs are franchises, which will continue to operate as...Read more
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