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Fitness Franchisors Avoid Franchise Regulations

LOS ANGELES – America’s health and fitness craze has generated a $78 billion revenue worldwide, according to First Research, a leading provider of market analysis tools for various industries.

Curves Bought by Private Equity Firm North Castle Partners

An old closed down Curves Fitness
A shuttered Curves Fitness

Josh Kosman of the NY Post has reported that the Heavin family, the Curves founding group, has sold to private equity firm North Castle Partners.

Medicaid Fraud Buys Curves & Subway Franchises

An Indiana woman was caught by her own application to buy a Subway Sandwich shop.

Exit Door Closed by a Rough Economy?

The recession has caused many small business owners to postpone the sale of their businesses. Buyers cannot get credit. Valuations are down.

Curves Closes 1,000 Franchises

The Curves system of fitness centers has shrunk by a third in the past three years, from 7,748 to 5,208 franchised fitness centers.

AAFD Announces 2009 Total Quality Franchising Awards

Curves International named Franchisor of the Year; Mort Aronson recognized for Lifetime Achievement