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February 25, 2014

Strong results in its e-commerce segment, along with growing same-store sales and income from Super Supplements stores acquired in the fourth quarter, helped boost the performance of Vitamin Shoppe Inc. during the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013.

February 10, 2014

Mackenthun's Supermarket hopes to gain insight into shopper behavior through analyzing scans performed with the ShopWell nutrition personalization app.

January 31, 2014

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. had a strong first quarter of fiscal 2014, reporting increases in both net income and net sales.

January 7, 2014

CVS’ pharmacy has launched the Family Vitamin Center, a new health hub on CVS.com that empowers customers to learn more about the vitamins and supplements that can support their personal health goals.

November 5, 2013

Vitamin Shoppe reported net income of $16.3 million during the third quarter of fiscal 2013, flat with the same quarter in the prior year.

October 2, 2013

GNC Holdings has acquired A1 Sports Limited, which operates under the Discount Supplements moniker.

September 27, 2013

McDonald’s Corporation is partnering with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the Clinton Foundation and American Heart Association, to increase customers’ access to fruit and vegetables and help customers make informed choices in the nutritional value of their orders.

July 18, 2013

According to Technomic's Top 150 Fast-Casual Chain Restaurant Report, fast casual makes up just 14% of the total $223 billion limited-service restaurant segment, but its sales continue to outpace other operators.

March 25, 2013

Vitamin Shoppe said Monday it has opened its first international franchised Vitamin Shoppe store, located in Panama City.

February 26, 2013

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. said its fourth-quarter net income rose 3% to $9.7 million, up from $9.4 million in the year-ago period.

February 19, 2013

GNC Holdings is bullish on expansion. Reporting impressive results for the fourth quarter, the retailer plans to open approximately 150 net new U.S. stores in 2013, along with 30 net new domestic franchise locations, and 175-200 net new international franchise locations.

February 15, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe announced that it has closed on the previously announced purchase of Super Supplements, a specialty retailer of vitamins, minerals and supplements for approximately $50 million.

February 4, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe said it was notified by the FTC that it has been cleared to acquire Super Supplements, with a targeted closing date of Feb. 15.

January 14, 2013

Vitapath, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Vitamin Shoppe, has opened its first two Canadian stores in the greater Toronto area in Newmarket and Leaside.

December 17, 2012

The Vitamin Shoppe announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Super Supplements, a specialty retailer of vitamin, mineral and supplements for approximately $50 million.

November 6, 2012

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. reported that net income for the third quarter leaped 36.8% to $16.3 million, from $11.9 million last year.

September 25, 2012

Shelf-edge communications and marketing services provider Vestcom said that regional supermarket chain Belle Foods has expanded its existing partnership with Vestcom to promote a customized nutrition program based on the grocer’s health and wellness goals.

August 7, 2012

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. reported that net income for the second quarter surged 38.8% to $16.6 million, compared with $12 million in the year-ago period and marking the third straight quarter of profit increases.

May 8, 2012

Vitamin Shoppe reported that net income for the quarter ended March 31 rose to $18.3 million, from $11.6 million in the same period last year.

February 16, 2012

GNC Holdings reported that net income for the fourth quarter rose to $37.7 million, compared with $18.8 million a year earlier.

October 13, 2011

Covington, La.-based Stirling Properties, developer and property manager of Stirling Bossier Shopping Center, in Bossier City, La., announced the addition of Old Navy, Ulta Beauty, Maurices, Mattress Firm, The Joint and GNC to the center’s tenant lineup.

July 29, 2011

Vitamin Shoppe reported Thursday that net income in the second quarter increased 64% to $11.95 million, compared with $7.3 million in the year-ago period.

June 21, 2011

GNC Holdings announced Monday that its president and chief merchandising and marketing officer Beth Kaplan has resigned the company.

March 7, 2011

General Nutrition Centers has dramatically reduced its energy consumption while improving store aesthetics by switching to LED lamps. The chain is in the final stages of completing a retrofit of some 2,700 company-owned North American stores. 


GNC has employed a variety of lighting technologies over the years, always keeping energy consumption in mind. But it came to a point where the chain wanted an even more energy-efficient turnkey solution, one that would reduce costs and add to store appearance. 


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