curves http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7421/more en Fitness Franchise Companies Appear on Forbes' Best, Worst Lists http://clubindustry.com/profits/fitness-franchise-companies-appear-forbes-best-worst-lists <div class="node-body article-body">Retro Fitness, Planet Fitness and Anytime Fitness are among the best franchise companies on Forbes' first-ever "America's Best and Worst Franchises" list while Curves International is listed among the magazine's worst franchise companies.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/fitness-franchise-companies-appear-forbes-best-worst-lists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/fitness-franchise-companies-appear-forbes-best-worst-lists#comments anytime fitness For-profits curves planet fitness Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:04:00 +0000 29871 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Retro Fitness is No. 2 on a list of &quot;best franchises&quot; published by Forbes. <em>Photo courtesy of Retro Fitness.</em></p> Jenny Craig, Jillian Michaels Join Curves http://clubindustry.com/curves/jenny-craig-jillian-michaels-join-curves <div class="node-body article-body">Curves International, Waco, TX, and its parent company, North Castle Partners, recently made two announcements involving two well-known names in the weight loss and fitness industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/curves/jenny-craig-jillian-michaels-join-curves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/curves/jenny-craig-jillian-michaels-join-curves#comments curves Freemium Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:41:00 +0000 22541 at http://clubindustry.com <p> Jillian Michaels and Curves have teamed up for The Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels, which will be launched next year. <em>Photo courtesy of Curves. </em></p> Market Moves Intensify in Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Health club companies and other fitness concepts are attracting increased interest from private equity firms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With markets opening during the past year, private equity firms are becoming more interested in the fitness industry. Industry insiders say that the industry’s recession-resilient reputation, increased mergers and acquisitions in the industry, plus an impending capital gains tax deadline have led to more activity as 2012 heads down the home stretch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits crunch curves equinox Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness snap fitness spectrum sport health urban active western athletic Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 7504 at http://clubindustry.com Curves Deal Complete; New CEO to be Hired http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-deal-complete-heavin-north-castle-ceo-20120809 <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gary Heavin, co-founder and CEO of Curves International, Waco, TX, informed franchisees that the company has completed an equity deal with North Castle Partners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-deal-complete-heavin-north-castle-ceo-20120809" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-deal-complete-heavin-north-castle-ceo-20120809#comments For-profits News curves clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/august Curves equity deal Gary Heavin North Castle Thu, 09 Aug 2012 21:49:00 +0000 9161 at http://clubindustry.com Curves Close to Equity Deal with North Castle Partners http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-close-to-equity-deal-north-castle-partner-20120725 <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Curves International, Waco, TX, says it is close to an equity deal agreement with private-equity firm North Castle Partners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-close-to-equity-deal-north-castle-partner-20120725" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-close-to-equity-deal-north-castle-partner-20120725#comments For-profits News curves clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/news Curves International equity deal health club North Castle Partners Wed, 25 Jul 2012 17:46:00 +0000 8219 at http://clubindustry.com Curves President Steps Down http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-president-mike-raymond-steps-down-20120214 <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mike Raymond, who had been the president of Curves International, Waco, TX, since 2005, resigned in December. Raymond is now a senior advisor to the company and continues to serve on the Curves board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-president-mike-raymond-steps-down-20120214" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-president-mike-raymond-steps-down-20120214#comments For-profits News curves snap fitness clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/forprofits/snapfitness clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/february Curves gary findley Mike Raymond resigned Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:53:00 +0000 9507 at http://clubindustry.com Tornadoes Destroy Clubs in Joplin, MO, Tuscaloosa, AL http://clubindustry.com/profits/tornadoes-destroy-clubs-joplin-mo-tuscaloosa-al <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tornadoes in the Midwest and Southeast this past spring killed hundreds and ravaged thousands of homes and buildings. Some fitness clubs in communities hit hardest by the storms were not spared.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/tornadoes-destroy-clubs-joplin-mo-tuscaloosa-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/tornadoes-destroy-clubs-joplin-mo-tuscaloosa-al#comments For-profits News Nonprofits curves Universities planet fitness powerhouse world gym clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/forprofits/planetfitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/powerhouse clubindustry.com/forprofits/worldgym clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/june clubindustry.com/nonprofits clubindustry.com/nonprofits/archive clubindustry.com/universities clubindustry.com/universities/archive Curves Joplin Joplin YMCA Planet Fitness Powerhouse Gym tornadoes Tuscaloosa World Gym Wed, 01 Jun 2011 16:00:00 +0000 4563 at http://clubindustry.com Joplin Tornado Hits, Misses Fitness Clubs http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/joplin-tornado-health-fitness-clubs-20110524 <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The EF5 tornado that ripped through the Joplin, MO, area on Sunday affected fitness clubs, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/joplin-tornado-health-fitness-clubs-20110524" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/joplin-tornado-health-fitness-clubs-20110524#comments For-profits News Nonprofits curves Universities clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/may clubindustry.com/nonprofits clubindustry.com/nonprofits/archive clubindustry.com/universities clubindustry.com/universities/archive Curves Joplin Powerhouse Gym tornado Tue, 24 May 2011 18:47:00 +0000 9201 at http://clubindustry.com Curves Agrees to Reimburse New York Members http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-new-york-attorny-general-20110315 <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Curves International came to terms with the New York Attorney General on an agreement to reimburse members of more than 60 Curves clubs that closed in that state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-new-york-attorny-general-20110315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves-new-york-attorny-general-20110315#comments For-profits News curves clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/march Curves Eric Schneiderman Mike Raymond New York state Tue, 15 Mar 2011 20:29:00 +0000 9351 at http://clubindustry.com Cleveland Residents Lose 27,500 Pounds http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/cleveland-clinic-curves-ymca-20100831 <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CLEVELAND -- People who participated in the Cleveland Clinic’s go!FIT Greater Cleveland Challenge lost a combined 27,500 pounds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/cleveland-clinic-curves-ymca-20100831" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/forprofits/cleveland-clinic-curves-ymca-20100831#comments For-profits News Nonprofits curves Cleveland Clinic clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/curves clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/august clubindustry.com/nonprofits clubindustry.com/nonprofits/archive Curves weight YMCA Tue, 31 Aug 2010 17:45:00 +0000 9534 at http://clubindustry.com