GNC Sales and Deals
GNC is a health store selling various items for personal health and fitness. A wide variety of vitamins and supplements are available, including fish oil, amino acids and multivitamins. Products for sports nutritional needs are also sold, like protein powder, energy bars and sports drinks. The retailer also specializes in diet supplements and programs, with products for appetite control, as well as healthy foods and snacks. In the same vein, cleansing products and fiber are available for colon care and immune health support. Some beauty products are also sold, like hair removal solutions and cosmetics. Certain fitness and health accessories and apparel are sold. There is an array of sports water bottles, some even have containers for vitamins and other supplements. Sports apparel like t-shirts and running shoes are available, as well as fitness equipment like stationary bikes and free weights.
GNC - International health supplies
GNC, which stands for General Nutritional Center, is a health products retailer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1935 by David Shakarian, opening a second store only six months later. Despite a flood of the Ohio River destroying his two stores in 1936, Shakarian was able to reopen the original two stores and added five more by 1941. The company went public in 2011 and today has over 6,000 locations in the U.S. and locations in 49 other countries. The current CEO is Joseph Fortunato, who assumed leadership of the company in 2005. The company employs approximately 13,800 people worldwide and earned over $2 billion in 2011.