GNC offers retailing veterans a 25% discount on the initial franchise fee and a place in the supplement industry's strongest and best franchise organization
In 2008, 2.5 million jobs were lost in
Recognizing the new supply of retail talent looking for new and more entrepreneurial opportunities in 2009, GNC is offering an incentive to displaced retail professionals who are looking for a fresh start and are searching for a strong and proven company. Right now, GNC is offering 25% off the initial franchise fee, through
"At a time when many retailers are going out of business, cutting jobs and closing locations, GNC sales are as strong as ever and the company continues to expand its retail locations," says Executive Vice President of Store Development
Dowd adds, "Sadly, so many great retail professionals are losing their jobs, but at GNC we are excited to announce that we are now offering an incentive to retailers who have been displaced and are looking for a new career path. We have many great locations available throughout the country. GNC is looking forward to continued growth with potential new partners who have retail experience. This is a fantastic industry and GNC is 11 times larger than our nearest competitor in our category."
Annual growth in the supplement industry is expected to rise steadily through 2012, according to the Nutrition Business Journal, making now the perfect time to open a GNC franchise. For the past 19 years in a row, GNC has been ranked as the #1 franchise in the Supplement category and in 2008 was ranked 23rd overall by Entrepreneur Magazine. Additionally, in 2008 when almost 6,000 retailers closed their doors due to lost sales, GNC produced positive sales growth in both Franchise and corporate stores.
As people become more conscious of health conditions in general, they become more proactive in preventive care. In short, more people are seeking out healthier lifestyles. Life expectancy has increased 30 years in the last century and boomers account for
This is the perfect opportunity to operate a business and begin a new career as a GNC franchisee! Individuals with retail experience and displaced from their career are eligible for the 25% franchise fee discount. Additionally, there is financial support available to qualified individuals.
Learn more about how you can be a part of this exciting and growing business, visit www.GNCFranchising.com for more information.
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