FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 1 eDiets.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced a marketing partnership with Gold's Gym franchise network, in which eDiets' fresh-prepared meal delivery service will be promoted to Gold's Gym clients through the company's more than 400 franchise gym locations nationwide. The partnership will allow for greater visibility of eDiets' award-winning, fresh-prepared diet meal delivery service while giving Gold's Gym members access to healthy weight loss options.
"We are pleased to be working with Gold's Gym extensive franchise network to market our fresh-prepared meal delivery service," said Kevin McGrath, President and Chief Executive Officer of eDiets.com. "This is a wonderful cost efficient way to reach new prospective customers and create valuable relationships. This partnership will leverage both companies' strengths to advance new customer acquisition, while fulfilling the needs of our members."
Gold's Gym Franchise Association Executive Director Ginger Collins has personally tried the program and stated, "The GGFA is very excited with the eDiets fresh-prepared prepared meal delivery product quality and newly formed partnership. Gold's Gym franchisees will now have another powerful tool to assist their members in meeting their healthy lifestyle goals."
Gold's Gym is the fourth partner to sign on for eDiets' marketing partnership program. eDiets announced similar partnership agreements with Snap Fitness, Diversified Health and Fitness and Lady of America earlier this year.
eDiets.com, Inc. is a leading provider of personalized nutrition, fitness and weight-loss programs. eDiets currently features its award-winning, fresh-prepared diet meal delivery service as one of the more than 20 popular diet plans sold directly to members on its flagship site, www.eDiets.com. The company also provides a broad range of customized wellness and weight management solutions for Fortune 500 clients. eDiets.com's unique infrastructure offers businesses, as well as individuals, an end-to-end solution strategically tailored to meet its customers' specific goals of achieving a healthy lifestyle. For more information, please call 310-954-1105 or visit www.eDiets.com.
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