Fitbit

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Strategy and Positioning: Fitbit, Inc.
Fitbit, Inc. is a private start-up company specializing in consumer electronics related to the health and fitness industry. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2007. The Co-founders and managers are James Park and Eric Friedman. Fitbit, Inc. manufactures and markets products which track people’s fitness activities, routines, nutrition and sleep. The founders believe that Fitbit products will help transform people’s lives with these wearable devices that can help people monitor and be inspired to increase their daily routines. According to Fitbit.com, “Eric and James embarked on a journey to create a wearable product that would change the way we move and
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These products are being utilized by people looking to monitor or learn to monitor their fitness and health goals. These wearable fitness tracking devices are compatible with most smart phones, pcs and Apple. These products are light, comfortable, with soft plastic straps on the bracelets and adjust to any wrist size. They are water resistant with similar features and come in a variety of colours; the data that is recorded can be retrieved or viewed at any time. The user can see a snapshot of their daily progress with the graphs, tools and charts provided. The Fitbit trackers are also compatible with several popular fitness apps such as Lose it, Run keeper, Map My Fitness, My Fitness Pal and others. Fitbit has a community of users with social and mobile tools, like Fitbit Challenges and food logging, to help everyone reach their health and fitness goals faster. (BloombergBusiness.com)
They have two clip-ons that clip to your cloths discreetly. First, is the Zip, it comes in five different colours. The ZIP is a wireless activity tracker that tracks user’s steps, distance, and calories burned. It is as small as a quarter so people can wear discreetly on their clothes. The Zip can be synced to the computer and selected smartphones wirelessly to record daily activity and set fitness goals. The battery can be switched with a watch battery after six months.
Second, is the clip-on The One; The One comes in two

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