December 09, 2016 8:01 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of GNC Corp.

Company Overview

GNC Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products worldwide. The company offers vitamins and minerals in liquid, tablets, soft gelatin, and hard-shell capsules and powder forms; herbal supplements in solid dosage and soft gelatin capsules, tea, and liquid forms; whole food-based supplements, and herb and natural remedy products; and specialty products that provide nutritional support to specific areas of the body, such as joints, the heart and blood vessels, and the digestive system. It also offers sports nutrition products, such as protein and weight gain powders, sports drinks, and sports bars, as well as vitamin formulations, inclu...

300 Sixth Avenue

2nd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

United States

Founded in 1935

5,308 Employees





Key Executives for GNC Corp.

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Chief Executive Officer of General Nutrition Centers Inc, Chief Executive Officer of GNC Holdings Inc, President of GNC Holdings Inc and Director of General Nutrition Centers Inc
Age: 63
President of General Nutrition Centers Inc, Chief Marketing Officer of General Nutrition Centers Inc, Chief Merchandising Officer of General Nutrition Centers Inc and Director of General Nutrition Centers Inc
Age: 58
Senior Vice President
Age: 60
Senior Vice President of Distribution and Transportation of General Nutrition Companies Inc
Age: 66
Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Age: 65
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

GNC Corp. Key Developments

General Nutrition Centers Inc. and General Nutrition Corp. Enter into Settlement Agreement

General Nutrition Centers Inc. will pay 386 current and former store managers about $350,000 to settle an overtime pay lawsuit. Dominic Vargas of Regent Square and Anne Hickok of Greensboro, N.C., sued General Nutrition Centers Inc. and General Nutrition Corp. in June 2010. They claim in their lawsuit that their regional managers forced them to work off the clock to avoid paying them overtime. GNC denied in court documents that it forced managers to work off the clock and denies liability in the settlement. U.S. District Judge Terrence McVerry approved the settlement of the collective action. In addition to the money going to the managers, GNC has agreed to pay the plaintiffs' lawyers, Adrian Roe and Michael Simon, $475,000 in attorney fees.

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