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300 Sixth Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

United States

Phone: 412-288-4600


GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. The company has a network of approximately 8,900 locations and its online channels. The company’s products include vitamins, minerals and herbal supplement products (VMHS), sports nutrition products, and diet products. Strategy The key elements of the company’s strategy include growing company-owned domestic retail earnings; growing company-owned domestic retail square footage; growing its international footprint; expanding its e-commerce businesses; and furthering leveraging of the GNC brand. Segments The company’s segments include Retail, Franchise and Manufacturing/Wholesale. Retail This segment offers products to customers at its company-owned stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Ireland and through its Websites,, and As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 3,497 company-owned stores across all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Ireland. The company periodically redesigns its store graphics to identify with its GNC customers and provide product information to allow those customers to make educated decisions regarding product purchases and usage. It resets all of its company-owned stores to maintain a more modern and customer-friendly layout, while promoting its GNC Live Well theme. The company owns S&G Properties, LLC, doing business as, and What's the Big Deal?, Inc., doing business as, Gary's World of Wellness (collectively referred to as Lucky Vitamin), an online retailer of health and wellness products. The addition of the Lucky Vitamin platform provides a range of nationally branded nutritional supplements with selection of wellness oriented products. The company owns A1 Sport Limited, doing business as, Discount Supplements (Discount Supplements), a multi-brand sports nutrition e-commerce retailer in the United Kingdom. Franchise This segment consists of its domestic and international franchise operations, and generates revenues primarily through product sales to franchisees, royalties on franchise retail sales and franchise fees. As of December 31, 2014, there were 3,210 franchise stores, including 1,070 stores operating in the U.S. and 2,140 international franchise stores operating in approximately 50 international countries (including distribution centers where retail sales are made). The company’s franchise stores in the United States are typically between 1,000 and 2,000 square feet. All of the company’s franchise stores in the United States offer both its proprietary products and third-party products, with a product selection similar to that of its company-owned stores. Manufacturing/Wholesale The company’s manufacturing/wholesale segment generates revenues through sales of manufactured products to third parties, and the sale of its proprietary and third-party brand products to Rite Aid, Sam's Club, PetSmart and Its wholesale operations are supported primarily by its Anderson, South Carolina distribution center. Products The company offers a range of nutritional supplements sold under its GNC proprietary brand names, including Mega Men, Ultra Mega, Total Lean, Pro Performance and Pro Performance AMP, Beyond Raw, GNC Puredge, GNC GenetixHD, Herbal Plus, and under third-party brand names. It reports its sales in four major nutritional supplement categories: VMHS; sports nutrition; diet; and other wellness. In addition, the company’s retail sales offer a mix of brands, including approximately 1,800 SKUs across multiple categories and products. Through its online channels,, and, the company offers additional SKUs to online customers. VMHS The company sells vitamins and minerals in single vitamin and multi vitamin form and in different potency levels. The company’s vitamin and mineral products are available in liquid, tablets, soft gelatin, hard-shell capsules and powder forms, and are available in traditional bottle packaging form or in customized daily packet form (

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