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GNC turns up volume on bankruptcy alarm

By Hank Schultz

Struggling supplement retailer GNC has reiterated a forthright statement that filing for bankruptcy court protection might be only days away.

Lloyd Parker, head of nutrition for Everton FC, presented at the Sports Nutrition Summit 2020 in San Diego.  NutraIngredients-USA/Justin Howe

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Supplementation forms key part of Everton FC nutrition approach

By Hank Schultz

Supplementation forms a key part of the nutrition protocol of Everton FC, one of the oldest clubs in English football. It’s part of a revamp of the club’s approach to fueling players, brought on by the team’s first dedicated head of nutrition.

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GNC bets on energy drink promotion to help find new customers

By Hank Schultz

A leading marketing strategist says GNC is evolving to be a ‘better for you’ convenience store as it tries to cope with changes in the retail world and shifts in consumers’ interest in categories like weight management.

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

By Stephen Daniells

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2020 have three new categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

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China-based Harbin may buy out struggling GNC

By Danielle Masterson

Earlier this year, the vitamin retailer sought international expansion after striking a strategic partnership deal with China-based Harbin Pharmaceutical Group. Now it appears Harbin (also known as Hayao) may buy the Pittsburgh-based health and wellness...

Study highlights importance of iron in adolescent athletes

Study highlights importance of iron in adolescent athletes

By Danielle Masterson

Optimal nutrition is fundamental for enhancing training, recovery and performance in athletes. A new study on iron intake and athletic performance in adolescent athletes underscores the importance of iron intake and the need for more research.

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Consumer lifestyle changes have created growth opportunities for sports nutrition brands, as the category crosses into mainstream food and beverage.