FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., June 13, 2013/PR Newswire/ — Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leader in weight loss with more than 40 years of proven effectiveness, announced today that in order to meet growing consumer demand for its Nutrisystem® D® 5-Day Jumpstart Weight Loss Kit, the company has ramped up production and will offer its product in 3,700 Walmart stores by the end of June. Nutrisystem is a national strategic partner of the American Diabetes Association and the Nutrisystem® D® plan meets the nutritional guidelines of the American Diabetes Association**.
This new retail program for the Nutrisystem D weight loss kit and its expansion marks important progress in Nutrisystem’s overall turnaround plan, led by Chief Executive Officer Dawn Zier, who joined the Company in late 2012. Nutrisystem D 5-day kits were first made available at retail earlier this year in 2,000 Walmart stores, making a renowned diet with proven benefits even more accessible to Americans nationwide. (more…)