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David Lloyd announces record sales for January

David Lloyd Leisure has revealed a personal best for new memberships with more than 12,000 people joining the health and racquet chain in January.

January is traditionally the strongest month for new memberships but backed by a strong marketing campaign David Lloyd welcomed some 11,500 members across its existing 45 clubs, up 50 per cent in like-for-like sales on the previous year. Additionally, a further 700 members have joined the new Southampton site ahead of its April opening.

The figures follow David Lloyd's strong Christmas results of a 27.8 per cent rise in sales and Whitbread chief executive, David Thomas, says business is booming: With annual growth of 26 per cent, the active leisure market is an exciting place to be in at the moment. David Lloyd Leisure has followed up a tremendous Christmas trading period with its best ever sales performance, to strengthen its position as the UK's preferred brand.

David Lloyd Leisure has revealed a personal best for new memberships with more than 12,000 people joining the health and racquet chain in January.
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News

David Lloyd announces record sales for January

David Lloyd Leisure has revealed a personal best for new memberships with more than 12,000 people joining the health and racquet chain in January.

January is traditionally the strongest month for new memberships but backed by a strong marketing campaign David Lloyd welcomed some 11,500 members across its existing 45 clubs, up 50 per cent in like-for-like sales on the previous year. Additionally, a further 700 members have joined the new Southampton site ahead of its April opening.

The figures follow David Lloyd's strong Christmas results of a 27.8 per cent rise in sales and Whitbread chief executive, David Thomas, says business is booming: With annual growth of 26 per cent, the active leisure market is an exciting place to be in at the moment. David Lloyd Leisure has followed up a tremendous Christmas trading period with its best ever sales performance, to strengthen its position as the UK's preferred brand.

David Lloyd Leisure has revealed a personal best for new memberships with more than 12,000 people joining the health and racquet chain in January.
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HCM people
Health and fitness have always been a big part of my life and since my days playing football, I’ve always found I’m at my best when training as part of a team
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Les Mills is launching a new digital network called Les Mills Connect to help clubs build back better and emerge from the pandemic with a stronger business
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Active IQ is launching courses to upskill fitness professionals to work in social prescribing, extending the reach of the industry
HCM Magazine
Everyone’s talking about
Booming membership sales, busy suburban clubs and members visiting during the working day. Operators are reporting it’s good to be back. Kath Hudson finds out what business has been like since the re-set button was pressed
HCM Magazine
Policy
Generations rarely have the opportunity to reset public opinion and effect behaviour change for good, but post-pandemic two unequal movements with a lot in common will be the focus of governments, says David Minton
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Running booms when health clubs and gyms are closed. Could this enthusiasm result in treadmill training becoming the new spinning? Kath Hudson reports
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Dr Davina Deniszczyc talks us through the findings of the first Nuffield Healthier Nation Index, which has benchmarked activity levels and attitudes to exercise among the UK population
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Suffice to say that the pandemic has completely changed the way fitness professionals work and the way consumers work out – and therein lies opportunity.
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Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
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Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Salt therapy products
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trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
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Welwyn Garden City
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Newport, Shropshire
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