Yesterday GNC and 57 third party vendors’ partnerships announced their first campaign for the breast cancer awareness cause through support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). GNC and their vendors have already contributed over $300,000 and are providing customers the opportunity to contribute even more at their registers and on their website gnc.com starting October 1st.
"GNC has always been on the cutting-edge of helping people improve the quality of their lives," says Janelle Hail, NBCF Founder & CEO. "Through their partnership with NBCF, they will also be helping us save lives. Early detection of breast cancer is critical to survival, but so many women in America don't have access to the resources they need to detect it early. GNC's generous donation will help us provide free mammograms and patient navigation services for underserved woman in all 50 states."
GNC and the participating vendors have created eight limited edition “pink” products for the month of October. The 57 participating vendors include:
6-Pack Fitness, A Game, Atico International, Pivitol 5, BioRhythm, BNG, Bionutritional Research Group, bpi, Brandmakers, BSN, Cellucor, Church & Dwight, CMI, Crons, Designer Whey, Fight Labs, Force Factor, Frog Fuel, FullCore, Gaspari, HNS, Iovate, iSatori, King Fisher, KT Tape, Lenny & Larry's, Medport, MHP, MRI, Muscle Foods, Muscle Warfare, Nature's Answer, Nature's Best, Now Foods, Nth Degree, NuGo, Nutrex, Optimum Nutrition, Packstar, PES, PHL, Promera, Quest Nutrition, Regimen, ResVitale, Rightway, SmartShake, SpiderTech, TheraPearl, Timex, Top Secret, TruDerma, USPlabs, Vega, Vegas Fuel, Vitamix and W-Fit
GNC (NYSE:GNC) is headquartered in Pittsburgh and traded in the food retail and distribution industry with main competitors the Vitamin Shoppe Inc. (NYSE:VSI) and Walgreens Company (NYSE WAG). It opened today with a trading price of 54.10. Key ratios and statistics for the 2nd quarter of this year are performing slightly better than last year. As GNC is entering the end of the third quarter, their 52 week range is 30.92-55.16, and EPS is 2.53. Beta is not available for this stock.
For more on GNC, visit www.gnc.com
For more information on the NBCF, visit www.nationalbreastcancer.org
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