State of the fitness industry, top retailers listed in new digital format eFitBiz by SNEWS now out

Due to some technical glitches, some of you may not have received word that the sixth-annual spring eFitBiz by SNEWS® is now out. This is the issue with the highly read look at the state of the fitness retail industry in the last year. Not only do we look at what retail did and changes there in 2008, but we also have updated our annual charts of top retailers. In addition, SNEWS is again leading the way in news and information delivery: With this issue of eFitBiz, SNEWS will start to deliver news to you in a dynamic, interactive fashion like no other industry publication has -- in a virtual magazine format where you truly live the content.
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Due to some technical glitches, some of you may not have received word that the sixth-annual spring eFitBiz by SNEWS® is now out. This is the issue with the highly read look at the state of the fitness retail industry in the last year.

Not only do we look at what retail did and changes there in 2008, but we also have updated our annual charts of top retailers. In addition, SNEWS is again leading the way in news and information delivery: With this issue of eFitBiz, SNEWS will start to deliver news to you in a dynamic, interactive fashion like no other industry publication has -- in a virtual magazine format where you truly live the content.

eFitBiz is not just a passive experience but an interactive adventure in reading and education. Click here to see a detailed explanation in our March 26, 2009, story or just click here to go directly to the spring 2009 edition. You can read it online for the full adventure, but you can also download it as a PDF or print it. (Tip: Use a Normal or Best print mode for better readability.)

You'll find video, audio and interactive emails -- with more coming in our SNEWS 2009 magazine out in July. We are, of course, looking for your feedback, so please drop us a note at myfitbiz@snewsnet.com with any comments you may have.

Meanwhile, you won't want to miss this newest release. This 2009 edition of eFitBiz by SNEWS is brought to you by SNEWS (of course!), Afterburner Fitness, BodyCraft, Fitness Master, Health & Fitness Business Expo, Lifecore Fitness and the American College of Sports Medicine.

If you want your colleagues to see this and -- oh no! -- they aren't subscribers, send along this link where they can apply to get their very own Freebie SNEWS subscription.

Missed the link to eFitBiz? Click here to get to your copy of the latest edition. Enjoy the new virtual format; pass it around, and please tell us what you think.


Note:Retailers, the annual SNEWS® Retailer Survey is kicking into gear soon. Let your vote and voice count. Our seventh-annual survey will open in April. If you have not been surveyed in the past or want to make sure you are included this year, send an email to survey@snewsnet.com with your store name and contact information (including email, phone and fax), as well as the name of the best single person to be in charge of responding to the survey for your business, if it's not yourself. Don't let you or your suppliers be left out.

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