GNC expands into Canadian sports stores
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
The retailer begins opening nutritional product boutiques within the Forzani Group Ltd.'s sporting goods stores as part of a partnership announced June 9. After a pilot program beginning in the fall of 2009 in Calgary, Alberta, a full rollout is planned for across Canada in 2010. FGL offers a "national presence" and "strong market share" to enable GNC to grow its Canadian presence, the Pittsburgh-based company said. GNC currently counts 1,733 Rite Aid stores-within-a-store among its more than 5,200 U.S. retail locations
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