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GNC reports ‘self-inflicted’ & ‘disappointing’ Q1

GNC reports ‘self-inflicted’ & ‘disappointing’ Q1

By Stephen DANIELLS

Lower consumer engagement and an inadequate assessment of the impact of prior-year promotions, but not the NY AG’s probe, are responsible for a ‘disappointing’ Q1, said GNC’s CEO Mike Archbold.

GNC appoints new Chief Marketing and eCommerce Officer

GNC appoints new Chief Marketing and eCommerce Officer

Supplement retailing giant GNC has hired Jeffrey Hennion as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and eCommerce Officer, and has also appointed Daisy Vanderlinde joins as Chief Human Resource Officer.

Supplement market headwinds beset GNC as earnings decline in Q2

Supplement market headwinds beset GNC as earnings decline in Q2

By Hank Schultz

The past year has been a tough one for the sales of dietary supplements, and retailing giant GNC is not immune to those trends.  In the company’s second quarter 2014 earnings GNC reported declines in both overall revenue and net income year-over-year.

Michael Nuzzo to leave GNC for CPG executive position

Michael Nuzzo to leave GNC for CPG executive position

By Stephen DANIELLS

Michael Nuzzo, executive VP and CFO of GNC Holdings, Inc., has tendered his resignation in order to accept an executive position at a private equity funded consumer products company.

Bad weather and negative media hit GNC’s Q1 results

Bad weather and negative media hit GNC’s Q1 results

By Stephen DANIELLS

Store sales at GNC’s domestic company-owned locations decreased by 0.7%, while franchise locations saw decreases of 3.2% in the first quarter of 2014, with the company’s CEO attributing the decline to a combination of bad weather in January and February...

Severe winter weather depresses GNC's outlook for first quarter

Severe winter weather depresses GNC's outlook for first quarter

By Hank Schultz

Severe and unusual winter weather has affected the entire US economy.  And it has affected supplements retailing giant GNC, too;  in its Q4 2013 earnings posted yesterday the company cited winter storms as the prime factor in missing its projections despite...

GNC: DMAA saga has had ‘no impact whatsoever’ on sales

GNC: DMAA saga has had ‘no impact whatsoever’ on sales

By Elaine Watson

The furor surrounding the safety and legal status of DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine) - a stimulant used in several pre-workout supplements - has not dented sales at supplements giant GNC, bosses have revealed.

'13-Dimethylamylamine' is listed on Jack3d's Supplement Facts panel

Synthetic geranium still raising industry red flags

By Shane Starling

An unauthorized synthetic form of geranium oil – known as 1.3-dimethylpentylamine – remains on-market in major-label dietary supplements, although a retailer crackdown has some “fringe” supplement manufacturers looking for other stimulants to illegally...

GNC sets sights on safety

GNC sets sights on safety

Leading supplement retailer General Nutrition Companies (GNC) has
signed an agreement with NSF International which will see its
entire range of own-label products assessed under NSF's safety and
quality verification program.

GNC goes to Apollo for $750m

GNC goes to Apollo for $750m

The world's biggest supplement manufacturer and marketer GNC has
been bought for $750 million by a New York-based investment firm
Apollo Management. Parent company, the Netherlands-based Royal
Numico, will now liquidate its US...

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