This morning Weight Watchers announced that our pretend Auntie O is buying 10% of the corporation.
Oprah will also serve on the board of the company as an advisor. It makes sense that our favorite media mogul would partner with this company. She’s always been about promoting and maintaining a healthy,well balanced lifestyle.
Weight Watchers has been struggling recently because of the plethora of free weight maintenance options available, but since O has the Midas touch, expect to see a resurgence in their influence.
Not only is this great for shareholders and consumers, it’s good for Oprah herself. After the announcement of her partnership, stocks are surging. As a 10% stakeholder, she stands to win big financially just by joining the organization! It leaves me singing in my head…. Money, Power, Respect…
Have you ever used Weight Watchers programs? Discuss below on how you think Oprah will have an effect on the company, their offerings, and consumer relations.
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