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January 31, 2019

ABC Financial Services Acquires Brazilian Market Leader, Evo W12

” LITTLE ROCK, USA and SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, (January 8, 2019) – ABC Financial Services, LLC, announced today that it has acquired Brazil-based Evo W12 Inovações Tecnologicas, South America’s largest provider of club management software to over 2,700 facilities across 10 countries. ABC is the leading provider of software, billing, and […]
January 29, 2019

Why Showing Your Members Gratitude Is Smart Business

” While I have worked in the health club, gym, and fitness studio business for many years, the truth is ultimately we are all really in the people business. The human heart is a powerful thing, people want to feel cared about, and in the fitness industry passionately […]
January 28, 2019

Kyle Garner Joins ABC Financial as EVP of Sales and Marketing

” LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 17, 2019  ABC Financial (ABC) is pleased to announce the addition of Kyle Garneras Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Paul Schaller, ABC Financial’s Chief Executive Officer announced the news today.
January 22, 2019

Why Great People Are Becoming An Even Bigger Value Creator For The Fitness Industry

” The fitness industry has been growing a lot over the past decade. New products and services, market consolidation, technology shifts, and organization capabilities have increasingly driven growth strategies in the leading health club, gym, and fitness studio brands. As a result, valuation is being redefined like never […]
January 16, 2019

Analytics : The Essentials For Health Clubs, Gyms, And Fitness Studios

” A few years back Tim McGuire, a respected director for the McKinsey & Company consultancy group, was quoted as saying “Analytics will define the difference between the losers and winners going forward”. Tim could have been talking about any industry or business and his comments are particularly […]
January 15, 2019

ABC Financial and Perform Better Announce Strategic Partnership

” LITTLE ROCK, AR., (Jan 14, 2019) – ABC Financial (ABC), the leading software and payment processing provider to the health and fitness industry, announced their partnership with Perform Better, the leader in functional training equipment and education.
January 15, 2019

How to Increase Health Club Membership Sales

” Every health club club manager knows the dilemma: gym membership sales surge in January with the ambitious New Year’s Resolution, but most of these new gym members fail to remain dedicated throughout the year and many will even cancel their memberships. For many health clubs and fitness […]
January 8, 2019

Why Ecosystems Will Become A Key Ingredient For Successful Fitness Business Models

” The ingredients for business success are evolving as we continue to shift from an industrial based economic era to a knowledge-based economy. This shift is impacting the fitness industry in a variety of ways, and the bottom line is that health clubs, gyms, and fitness studios need […]
January 3, 2019

Member Experience Is Key to Health Club Success

” Serving operators and owners of gym, health club, and fitness studio brands, has been something I’ve been doing for many years now. As a result, I’d like to think I’ve learned a thing or two about success. I’ve seen health club operators achieve terrific business outcomes in […]