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Description: The struggling diet company is getting a much needed boost from Oprah Winfrey. She’s buying a 10% stake, becoming a Weight Watchers member and joining the company’s board.

Source: – video report

Date: Oct 19, 2015


Questions for Discussions:

  • How has Oprah’s involvement affected expectations of financial improvement at Weight Watchers?
  • Do you think the stock jump would have been as great had Oprah signed on as a spokesperson but not as an owner and member of the board?

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