‘Cartel’ runs the fitness industry, says gym owner

Independent outfit takes major players to Competition Tribunal

03 September 2023 - 00:05

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the fitness industry. A small independent gym is taking on giants Virgin Active and Planet Fitness, as well as medical insurance companies that reward their members with discounted gym membership fees...

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