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The Weight Management / Loss Market China 2008

(Clinics, Salons, Spas, Medspas, Weight Loss Clubs)

April 2008

NOTE: TENTATIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS ONLY. Report to be published end of April

TABLE OF CONTENTS 2
REPORT STRUCTURE 5
SECTION 1 SUMMARY 6
TABLE 6
Market covered in report 6
Market size issues 6
Market trends and drivers 7
Best performing businesses/services 7
Structure market specific China 8
Sources and date of publication 8
SECTION MARKET STRUCTURE AND SIZE 9
Structure geographic
9 New 9
Geographical structure 9
Changes in geographical structure 10
Lack of data 10
Weight loss products market 10
TABLE Sizes of related markets (value/RMB) 11
TABLE Market sizes (volume/units) 11
Numbers and types of businesses providing Weight Related Therapies 11
Weight related - fitness and sports sectors 12
Weight related - beauty salons/spas 12
Medicalized weight loss 12
Surgical weight loss 13
Medicalised therapies 13
The different perspectives on injections 14
Oversight systems lag behind market 14
Industry shake out possible 14
Unregulated WM/L, including medicalised 15
TABLE Breakdown of weight loss and other (% revenues) 16
Non-weight business 16 TABLE WM/L therapies / services offered 17
TABLE Weight related revenues (% by category) 18
Pure weight loss and other programs 18
Body shaping 19
Acupuncture 19
Body shaping equipment and brands 19
Weight loss therapies for the obese 20
SECTION FUTURE ? 21
TABLE WL trends variations historical and forecast 21
Market positive 21
The main competitors 21
Growth rates in best performers 22
Factors driving best performing businesses 22
Medicalicased weight loss 22
Marketing 23
Best performing Weight Loss services 23
Clinics market "effort free" 24
Minority dissent 24
SECTION CONSUMER PROFILES 25
TABLE Weight Loss client profiles gender 25
TABLE Weight Loss client profiles age 25
Clients problems/solution age/gender 25
Clients younger 26
Over 35 26
Men 26
Obese consumers 26
Weight Loss duration contracts 28
Frequency of visits 28
Weight Loss Therapies business peaks 29
SECTION Weight Management /Loss THERAPIES Companies (Names AND TYPES) 32
TABLE (20 names) 33
TABLE Beauty salon companies in Weight Loss (10 name) 34
Heading 34
Criteria 34
Type 34
Origin 34
Ownership 35
Largest 35
Industry development 35
Weight Loss specialists 36
Weight Loss and beauty (examples) 36
Weight Loss and fitness (examples) 36
Weight Loss and health/pharma (examples) 37
TABLE Clinic data 38
TABLE Benchmark data (m2 of facilities) 38
TABLE Weight loss products market (value) 39
Weight loss products 39
Weight control pills 40
SECTION TERMINOLOGY 41
SECTION data ISSUES, sources, AND AUTHORITIES 42
Market definitions 42
Hard to capture market 42
Data sources in brief 43
Government 43
Industry, trade, professional associations, and expos 43
SECTION Regulatory Framework, 45
Obesity in China 45
2005 official survey 47
Participation in fitness and sports 47
Consumer interest in fitness/WL 48
Sports goods industry 48
SECTION sample 50
Locations 50
Level of expertise 50
Business sectors 50
TABLE Weight Loss service menus 51
TABLE Weight Loss different services 51
Consumer segments 51
Obesity 54
TABLE ? Weight Loss service menus 55
TABLE ? Weight Loss client profiles age (2) 55
Weight Loss business problems 56
Diagonal Reports tracks the wellness and beauty market worldwide. It researches developments in cosmetic medicine, fitness, wellness and beauty clinic, spa and salon markets worldwide.

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