Health & Fitness Business ’08: SNEWS® State of the Industry presentation

A “State of the Industry” luncheon talk by SNEWS® at the 2008 Health & Fitness Industry Business show on opening day July 17 drew a standing-room-only crowd of close to 175 on the show floor.
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A “State of the Industry” luncheon talk by SNEWS® at the 2008 Health & Fitness Industry Business show on opening day July 17 drew a standing-room-only crowd of close to 175 on the show floor.

We are posting the PowerPoint slides presented by editor-in-chief Therese Iknoian during the talk by request so it is available for download.

Click here to access that presentation with statistical background on fitness industry equipment sales, channels where sales are occurring, and perspective on results from SNEWS Retailer Surveys.

A more in-depth news story about the context of the talk will be posted on SNEWS for subscribers by the end of July.

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