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....Read more
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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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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