This research paper examines how fitness brands are engaging their consumers’ larger lifestyle needs with innovative services and experiences, primarily through personalization, convenience and community-centric offerings. By integrating mobile apps, artificial intelligence and sensor-enabled technologies into the core fitness experience, as well as offering support outside of the gym, brands are cultivating a holistic fitness and wellness-oriented experience for customers. As a result, these brands are transforming themselves from fitness providers to holistic lifestyle partners.
This boutique fitness report outlines key trends and best-in-class strategies that fitness brands are leveraging to not only meet their user’s wellness goals, but integrate themselves into consumers’ lifestyle routines. Alongside this trends-framework, PSFK has gathered research around the following areas: consumer insights, industry landscape, competitive landscape, two industry expert interviews, as well as providing strategic recommendations.
Published November 2018