Peloton is not the only connected fitness company benefiting from pandemic-related stay-at-home orders, with ICON Health & Fitness and Nautilus also finding new demand. In technology initiatives, Toronto’s Digital Main Street program received a boost from the academic world, while its smart city project became a casualty of the health crisis. All this, Today in Data.
44K: Number of new jobs that the “Sidewalk Toronto” project was slated to add.
2017: The year that Alphabet’s Quayside smart cities project came into motion.
$93.7M: Nautilus’ net sales in the first quarter of the year.
55%: Spike in online sales of fitness equipment in a five-day period ending March 15.
50: Number of Schulich business students assigned to help move Toronto businesses online.