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World Class shifts into higher gear in Romania
16 Apr 2019
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World Class shifts into higher gear in Romania

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After investments in infrastructure and marketing in the last years, World Class Romania is shifting into higher gear with a target to expand to more than 90 premium clubs and 140,000 members in strategic locations around the country in the next...

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Welcome to Fitness News Europe
16 Apr 2019

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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Technogym delivers club-in-club concepts
3 Apr 2019
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Technogym delivers club-in-club concepts

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Technogym has started delivering its Club 4.0 Concept, consisting of branded training areas organised as shop-in-shops in fitness clubs, after robust expansion in sales and profit last year. Buoyant demand in North America and Asia fueled a...

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Budget gyms drive wide-ranging European growth

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Budget gym operators are leading the unabated concentration of the European fitness club market, which saw a 3.4% sales uptick in constant currencies to €27.2 billion last year. The European Health and Fitness Market Report from EuropeActive...

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Anytime Fitness heads for Germany
3 Apr 2019
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Anytime Fitness heads for Germany

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Stefan Tilk has become chief executive of a new venture that has obtained rights to launch Anytime Fitness in Germany. The U.S. gym franchise has been searching for suitable partners in Germany for several years. It should get started with a...

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Netpulse syncs with Les Mills
15 Mar 2019
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Netpulse syncs with Les Mills

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In a digital partnership between two mighty suppliers in the fitness market, Les Mills and Netpulse have teamed up to deliver fitness classes to club customers through their membership app. The idea fits with the demand for fitness clubs to...

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Reebok returns to profit
14 Mar 2019
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Reebok returns to profit

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Reebok finally returned to profit last year despite another decline in turnover, due to slumping sales of its fitness products. The Adidas Group, Reebok’s owner, said that the brand’s profitability increased by about €150 million in the...

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Bid from Chinese-led investors for Precor owner works out
9 Mar 2019
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Bid from Chinese-led investors for Precor owner works out

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Precor is set to come under majority Chinese ownership, after most of the shareholders in Amer Sports took up the offer from a Chinese-led consortium valuing the Finnish group at €4.6 billion. After the offer closed on March 7, the final...

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Basic-Fit to expand faster, and try cheaper prices in Spain
8 Mar 2019
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Basic-Fit to expand faster, and try cheaper prices in Spain

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Far from slowing down, Basic-Fit is targeting the opening of about 125 clubs around its five European markets this year, and continued expansion in the next two years to reach at least 1,000 by 2021. This comes after the Dutch-based fitness club...

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McFit Group renaming, launching premium concept and moving into Turkey
2 Mar 2019
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McFit Group renaming, launching premium concept and moving into Turkey

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McFit Group is preparing to move into four more markets and into the premium fitness club category under a new name this year. The German company has been renamed after Rainer Schaller, its founder and chief executive until last year. It has...

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