WeightWatchers CEO just sent a memo to employees as stock crashes

Sima Sistani, CEO, WW International, August 16, 2023. Scott Mlyn | CNBC WeightWatchers CEO Sima Sistani has sent an internal memo to employees attempting to reassure them that the financial position of the company is solid and its new clinical business related to the threat of GLP-1 weight loss drugs is growing faster than expected. … Read more

The big decisions you’ll need to make once on new weight loss drugs

An injection pen of Zepbound, Eli Lilly’s weight loss drug, is displayed in New York City, U.S., December 11, 2023.  Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters For all of the promise associated with new weight loss drugs such as Novo Nordisk‘s Wegovy and Eli Lilly‘s Zepbound in treating obesity, there’s a very big risk printed right on … Read more

Eli Lilly weight loss drug site may not upend industry

Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Eli Lilly is shaking up the pharmaceutical industry with a new website offering telehealth prescriptions and direct home delivery of certain drugs, including its red-hot weight loss treatment Zepbound, to expand patient access.  The company’s direct-to-consumer push announced Thursday, the first of its kind for a big drugmaker, … Read more

New data on Eli Lilly’s weight-loss drug shows its outlook is bright

The launch of Eli Lilly ‘s weight-loss drug Zepbound — a key pillar of our investment thesis in the pharmaceuticals giant — is going swimmingly in the U.S., Jefferies said Friday. Weekly Zepbound prescriptions totaled 7,700 in the week ended Dec. 8, its fourth on the U.S. market, according to Jefferies, which cited data compiled … Read more