Government Is Like Weight Watchers

The business success of Weight Watchers  lies in the fact that it doesn’t work—thus getting perpetually repeating customers. NY Magazine posted a piece by Traci Mann entitled, “Oprah’s Investment in Weight Watchers Was Smart Because the Program Doesn’t Work.” She writes in part: Winfrey’s venture is, in fact, a brilliant investment, although not necessarily for the reason she thinks. It’s brilliant not because Weight Watchers works but because it doesn’t. It’s the perfect Read more […]