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Weight Watchers App Goes Glitchy Over Thanksgiving, Infuriates Users

One might argue that Thanksgiving—a notorious day of gluttony—would not be the ideal time for Weight Watchers to initiate an application upgrade. But upgrade they did, and as a result, the app has been almost impossible to use ever since. Read more...

‘One Fart Burns 67 Calories, Farting 52 Times In One Day Burns One Pound Of Body Fat’: Facebook Weight Loss Tip

A Facebook post gives weight watchers an unusual weight loss tip. According to the post, one fart burns 67 calories, and 52 farts in one day can burn up to one pound of body fat. The far-fetched weight loss tip gained attention lately after thousands of weight watchers noticed Google search results pointing them to... Show More Summary

Jessica Simpson's Daily Workout Is Surprisingly Simple

Jessica Simpson has always been vocal about her weight-loss goals, from becoming a Weight Watchers spokeswoman to showcasing her hard work in the gym with celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak. So when she debuted her new activewear line, The Warm Up, this month, she had our attention. Show More Summary

Oprah: Losing Weight and Making Money

Well, that’s what you call an interesting few weeks. A month ago, Weight Watchers (WTW) was trading at ~$7 per share. Despite encouraging results in the second quarter (or at least by my read), there was still plenty of work to be done to get the business heading back in the [...]

Newswire: Nick Offerman has some thoughts on Oprah’s new list of favorite things

Just last week, Oprah Winfrey released her annual list of “favorite things,” an overpriced cornucopia of aspirational lifestyle items the billionaire media mogul/Weight Watchers spokesperson would like you to buy. This year, the list...Show More Summary

Every Company's Board Must Avoid the Oprah Trap

This article is by Mark Rogers, the founder and chief executive of Oprah Winfrey breathed new life into Weight Watchers three weeks ago with the announcement of her investment in the business and appointment to its board, and its stock has surged during the past few weeks. In fact, the stock price more [...]

Top Wall Street Titan Makes Big Bet On Oprah And Weight Watchers Stock

Billionaire Steve Cohen said in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission that his enormous family office, Point72 Asset Management, had recently accumulated a position in Weight Watchers’ stock that amounts to 6% of the company.

Long Oprah, short Bill Ackman (WTW, VRX)

It's been a crazy year in the markets and this tweet from Bloomberg's Luke Kawa says it all: your big winning trade was going long Oprah and short Bill Ackman. Quick summary of events: Weight Watchers shares more than doubled after Oprah revealed she'd taken a 10% stake in the company last month. Show More Summary

Oprah's Favorite Things Of 2015 Have Landed! Check Out Her Most Lavish & Expensive Picks HERE!

It's that time of year again… Oprah's Favorite Things! Featured in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, the 61-year-old picked out 87 different items for it! That's her most yet! Related: Oprah Acquires 10% of Weight Watchers! While there are no cars on the list, it doesn't mean some of this stuff isn't pricey!! Which is why we [...]

Weight Watchers up 9% after earnings beat (WTW)

Weight Watchers shares spiked by as much as 9% in after-hours trading after the company reported earnings. The weight-loss-assistance company said it earned $273.3 million in third-quarter revenues, down 20.8% year-on-year,while beating the forecast for $266.3 million. Show More Summary

Oprah’s Investment in Weight Watchers Was Smart Because the Program Doesn’t Work

This article originally appeared in Science of Us. On October 19, Oprah made news by buying a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers. Analysts quickly speculated about what the move could mean for Weight Watchers, with the general consensus...Show More Summary

Oprah Winfrey Speaks Out About Man Who Claims to Be Her ‘Son’  

During a recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Oprah Winfrey proudly talked about her 15 pound weight loss and Weight Watchers. But when the show ended and she left the Ed Sullivan Theater, she was ambushed by a man claiming to be her secret son.

Run With Oprah Into Weight Watchers, Run Fast From Valeant

Can Oprah Winfrey's mere presence reverse a decaying dinosaur of a business? Can she reverse a fundamental downtrend years in the making? Of course she can, we are taking about Oprah, whose endorsement has influenced presidential elections, created brands, best sellers and self-help mega stars that have become brands themselves.

Key to Weight Watchers' Success: It Doesn't Work

Oprah Winfrey's decision to buy a big stake in Weigh Watchers is a "brilliant" business move on Winfrey's part, but not perhaps for the reason she thinks, writes psychology professor Traci Mann at New York. Yes, Weight Watchers seems like a proven success at first blush because studies make clear...

Oprah’s Investment in Weight Watchers Was Smart Because the Program Doesn’t Work

On October 19, Oprah made news by buying a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers. Analysts quickly speculated about what the move could mean for Weight Watchers, with the general consensus being that Oprah’s involvement, endorsement, and ability to promote it on her OWN network will be a boon to the company.... More »

Short sellers double down on Weight Watchers after Oprah invests

By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Bets against Weight Watchers International appear to have spiked after an investment by media mogul Oprah Winfrey led the troubled diet brand's shares to double. Borrowing in Weight Watchers...Show More Summary

Oprah Reaps 15-Pound Weight Loss & $45 Million With Weight Watchers: Talks Ellen DeGeneres’ Gay Struggles

Oprah Winfrey has the Midas touch. And she doesn’t use that golden touch without considering her choices carefully. So when weight loss company Weight Watchers approached Oprah, Winfrey insisted on trying out the diet program before she agreed to team up with them. Show More Summary

The Oprah Effect: Weight Watchers Ambassadors Over The Years

Winfrey is the newest celeb face to be affiliated with the weight loss company, but we wanted to take a look back at some others while we’re at it.

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