News: Retail

Gold’s Gym files for bankruptcy protection in the USA

US-based fitness group Gold’s Gym, made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1977 bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron, has declared bankruptcy, impacted by the economic toll of…

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May 7, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Retail /

 
 

International Franchise Association names founders of Anytime Fitness as ‘Entrepreneurs of the Year’

Chief Executive, Chuck Runyon and President Dave Mortensen, co-founders of Self Esteem Brands - parent company to Anytime Fitness, Waxing the City, Basecamp Fitness, and The Bar Method -…

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Mar 4, 2020 Fitness / Marketing / Retail / Wellness /

 
 

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to launch new experiences and family zone

Set to mark 10 years of operations this year, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is be revitalised with new attractions, including a family-friendly zone, as well as zip line and roof walk…

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Feb 5, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

Plus Fitness opens latest Indian gym in South Mumbai

Australian-based gym chain, Plus Fitness has opened its latest club in India in a premium location in the heart of South Mumbai. Commenting on the opening of Plus Fitness 24/7 Mumbai…

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Jan 31, 2020 Fitness / Retail /

 
 

Dubai Global Village recognised among the top four most visited entertainment destinations in the world

Dubai Global Village, the Arabian Gulf’s first family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, is among the world’s top entertainment destinations for average daily…

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Jan 30, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

Balanced Body’s five decades as an agent of healthy change

Among the world’s leading providers of Pilates equipment and education, Balanced Body® was the first Pilates company to substantially update Joseph Pilates’ equipment by…

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Jan 26, 2020 Fitness / Marketing / Retail / Wellness /

 
 

Opening of world’s tallest observation wheel to coincide with Expo 2020 Dubai

Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest observation wheel, will be formally opened in October to coincide with Expo 2020 Dubai. Located on Meraas’ Bluewaters Island, which also includes…

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Jan 24, 2020 Attractions / Events / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

2019 marked Gold’s Gym strongest year of worldwide growth

International fitness brand Gold's Gym is heading into 2020 following a milestone year of expansion, finishing 2019 with a record-setting 35 club openings worldwide in the year and 22…

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Jan 16, 2020 Fitness / Retail /

 
 

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