Topic: How To Invest

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, January 4, 2019

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WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC., $37.32, symbol WTW on New York, has expanded its weight-loss services to include “Wellness that works” programs. That reflects the company’s goal of promoting healthy living in general, rather than just weight loss. Weight Watchers has just started up a meal-kit partnership with Blue Apron (symbol APRN on Nasdaq). The meal kits (providing step-by-step recipes and ingredients) became available on December 26, one week before many people set New Year’s resolutions for healthier diets. The partners have introduced a rotating weekly meal delivery service in the U.S., which features recipes inspired by the Weight Watchers Freestyle program. The recipes will feature a selection of six meals for two people, which will change every week. The first six meals made available through the service include crispy chicken with kale, potatoes and caper mayo, garlic shrimp and Spanish-style potatoes, and chipotle sweet potato chilli with avocado and cotija cheese. Blue Apron’s culinary team collaborated with Weight Watcher’s nutrition experts to create the…

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