GNC fully abbreviated as General Nutrition Corporation is an American retail company providing their services in the United States. The company’s main headquarters is situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The revenue of the GNC in 2013 was US$ 2.63 billion. There are more than 13,800 people employed by the company to control all their operations in the United States. The slogan of the General Nutrition Corporation is “Live Well”. There were more than 7,334 locations of the company in March 2011. The company was founded in 1935 by David Shakarian when he opened a small food store in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Company mainly sells their products through their retail stores as well through online through their official website & drugstore.com. The company is owned jointly by Ares Management & Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
It has opened its various stores which have wide range of products like bodybuilding, natural remedies, nutritional supplements, weight loss, health & beauty and vitamins products through its own brands as well as third party brands. It also sells books and magazines for health and fitness. The company have around 6,000 stores throughout the United States and 49 stores in other locations outside US.
The company sells their products in many categories which includes Vitamins, Sports Nutrition, Protein, Diet, Fish Oil, Digestion, Herbs, Energy, Sexual Health & many more. In these categories, company main products are whole food supplements, amino acids, antioxidants, pre-workout products, mass gainers, pre-workout, creatine, egg protein, protein blend, green coffee beans, probiotics, natural remedies, energy supplements & many more.