Brunswick's Fitness segment, which includes Life Fitness and Cybex, closed the first quarter of 2018 with increased revenue but also with uncertainty over its exclusive vendor relationship with Planet Fitness.
Institutional exercise product sales were higher in 2017, but sales in the consumer exercise product sales were down, which left the overall fitness product sales category flat, according to a report from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association.
Health club operators can now sign up for the Augie's Quest Myzone Challenge, which will occur May 1-June 18. The challenge not only will raise money to cure ALS, but it also can create excitement for members as they get in shape for the summer.
Despite reporting relatively static numbers for 2017, Nautilus CEO Bruce Cazenave said he expects all sales segments will return to "full year top-line growth" in 2018, partially led by a digital platform the company expects to launch later this...
The decision follows a Jan. 30 letter written by Brunswick activist investor Owl Creek Asset Management arguing "all Brunswick stakeholders would benefit significantly from a spin-off of the fitness equipment business."