20 Oct 2015

Weight Watchers shares soar after Oprah Winfrey buys stake

8:49 pm on 20 October 2015

Shares in health company Weight Watchers International have more than doubled in value after the American media mogul and talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, bought a ten per cent stake in the struggling firm.

Weight Watchers will be able to use the Oprah Winfrey name and image as endorsements.