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Apr 25, 2014, 08:00 ET GNC's New Brand Campaign Encourages You To "Beat Average"

 GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), the nation's largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products, today announced the launch of its new...


Oct 03, 2013, 08:53 ET Demonstrating What It Means to 'Live Well,' Dr. Joseph C. Maroon Enters His 5th Ironman World Championship in Kona Hawaii

 Dr. Joseph C. Maroon will step into the surf of Kona Harbor again on October 12th for his 5th Ironman World Championship. Despite a...


Apr 22, 2013, 08:30 ET MARKED™ Performance Nutrition Plays a Supporting Role in "Pain & Gain"

 Actor Mark Wahlberg pushed his body to the limit for his role as bodybuilder Daniel Lugo in the new film "Pain & Gain," in theatres April...


Feb 19, 2013, 08:00 ET GNC Celebrates One Of The World's Greatest Dance Companies, Martha Graham Dance Company, And Its Commitment To Dance, Health And Wellness

 The Martha Graham Dance Company, "one of the greatest dance companies in the world" (The New York Times), announces today that two veteran...


Apr 04, 2011, 11:31 ET GNC Franchising Expands Financing Opportunities to Include Select Corporate Locations as Well as New Stores

GNC Franchising today announced a new financing program that includes up to 75% financing for conversions of select corporate locations as well as...


Apr 01, 2011, 20:10 ET GNC Acquisition Holdings Announces Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares

GNC Acquisition Holdings Inc. (to be renamed GNC Holdings, Inc.) (the "Company" or "GNC") announced that, in connection with its previously...


Mar 31, 2011, 20:46 ET GNC Acquisition Holdings Prices Initial Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

GNC Acquisition Holdings Inc. (to be renamed GNC Holdings, Inc.) (the "Company" or "GNC") announced the pricing of its initial public offering of...


Feb 03, 2011, 12:00 ET GNC Announces Potential Financing Transaction

General Nutrition Centers, Inc. today announced that it intends to enter into, subject to market and other conditions, a financing transaction with...


Nov 18, 2010, 14:09 ET GNC Empowers Consumers to Age Well With Exclusive New Line Designed to Proactively Influence Health Destiny

GNC is empowering consumers to age well with a unique new line that enables them to proactively influence their health. The leading global...


Nov 08, 2010, 15:41 ET GNC and PepsiCo Plan National Launch of 'Phenom' Line of Fortified Coconut Water Products at GNC Stores and Other Major Retail Outlets

PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP), one of the world's largest food and beverage businesses, and GNC, the nation's leading specialty retailer of nutritional...


Mar 01, 2010, 14:24 ET GNC Says 'Thank You' to Customers and Employees for Their $1.4 Million in Donations to the Sixth Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign

GNC sells products to help health-conscious consumers Live Well, but its customers and employees have once again put their money on the table to...


Jan 25, 2010, 08:31 ET GNC Becomes a Presenting Sponsor for the Pittsburgh Health & Fitness Expo of the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

GNC stores have long been a destination for serious athletes, and now the company is throwing its brand behind one of Pittsburgh's best-known...


Nov 02, 2009, 10:41 ET GNC Targets $1 Million Goal for 6th Annual Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R)

For the fourth consecutive year, GNC is partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital( )on its annual Thanks and Giving campaign, now in...


Oct 06, 2009, 14:03 ET GNC Introduces Clinically Tested ViraBLOC(R)

GNC has announced the introduction of its latest immune health product, ViraBLOC®. ViraBLOC is a clinically tested immune defense...


Sep 29, 2009, 12:51 ET GNC Unveils Revolutionary New Retail Experience as It Transforms Brand

GNC, the leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products, is unveiling a revolutionary new retail experience that will...


Sep 08, 2009, 12:21 ET GNC Supports Wounded Warrior Project with Golf Outing

GNC is partnering with the Western Pennsylvania Committee of the Wounded Warrior Project to hold its fourth annual golf outing Monday, September...


Jul 13, 2009, 09:00 ET GNC Unveils Study Results for First and Only Nitric Oxide Product Clinically Proven to Improve Physical Performance at NSCA Conference in Las Vegas

GNC, the leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products, announced today clinical results for the first and only nitric oxide product,...


Jun 16, 2009, 09:26 ET GNC Customers Donate Over $400,000 for the National MS Society

GNC's Sponsorship of 'Ride Across America' by Phil Keoghan of CBS' The Amazing Race Provides Vehicle to Help People with MS to Live Well Proving...


Jun 01, 2009, 09:48 ET Retired or Laid Off? Why Not Operate Your Own Business in 2009! Invest in YOU. Become an Entrepreneur!

GNC is offering anyone who is retired or laid off a 25% discount on the initial franchise fee and a place in the supplement industry's strongest...


May 01, 2009, 10:44 ET GNC Helps to Raise Over $300,000 for National MS Society in First 30 Days of 'Ride Across America' by Phil Keoghan of CBS' The Amazing Race

Groundswell of support by customers backs grueling effort by Emmy-winning TV star During the first month of Phil Keoghan's 40-day bike ride...


Apr 13, 2009, 08:00 ET GNC Launches the First-Ever Comprehensive Line of Whole Body Health Products Exclusively for Fit and Active Women

'GNC WELLbeING' Offers a One-Source Line of Customizable Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness Products Specifically for Women GNC is expanding its...


Jan 26, 2009, 10:20 ET Lost Your Job in Retail? Why Not Operate Your Own Business in 2009! Invest in You. Become an Entrepreneur!

GNC offers retailing veterans a 25% discount on the initial franchise fee and a place in the supplement industry's strongest and best franchise...


Sep 24, 2008, 01:00 ET GNC Sends OTC Medicines to U.S. Troops Serving Overseas

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC today shipped nearly 50,000 packages of Pepto-Bismol, Alka-Seltzer, Zicam, Band-Aids and more to our...


Sep 12, 2008, 01:00 ET GNC Golf Outing Supports Local Charity, Injured Military

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC, for the second consecutive year, will partner with the Western Pennsylvania Committee of the Wounded...


Dec 14, 2007, 00:00 ET GNC Donates Portion of Gift Card Sales to Wounded Warrior Project

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC has announced it will donate $5 of each $25 gift card purchased in its military base stores this holiday...