Yesterday Pittsburgh headquartered companies GNC Holdings Inc. and Dick’s Sporting Goods each announced plans for their management to present at the Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Global Retailing Conference joining other retailers such as Walmart, Pet Smart, Under Armor, Express Inc., Steve Madden, Lowe’s Companies and Home Depot.
The Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Global Retailing Conference is scheduled for September 10, 2013 at the Plaza Hotel in New York. GNC announced that Joe Fortunato, CEO and President of GNC, will present at the conference, and Dick’s Sporting Goods has an unidentified member of management scheduled to present. The webcast can be accessed live or in replay on either company’s website.
The Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Global Retailing Conference is hosted by The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) and assembles the leaders in the retail industry from around the world to share insights. The Goldman Sachs Group is headquartered in New York and founded in 1869. They are a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a range of financial services for the clients which include corporations, governments, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals. Some of the past conferences this year include Cloud Computing, Growth Value in Uncertain Times and Water: Emerging Risks & Opportunities Summit.
GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) is global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. They operate in the retail, franchise and manufacturing/wholesale segments. They compete on the NYSE with related companies Vitamin Shoppe Inc. and Walgreen Company. GNC has partnered with Mark Walhberg to release MARKED™ Nutrition products. Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS) is a sports and fitness retailer. The company also operates Golf Galaxy, LLC and Field & Stream retail stores. Their main competitors are Cabelas Inc. and Hibbett Sports. They recently partnered with ESPN for the cable premiere of Hell Week which chronicles a Tennessee high school football team for five days leading up to the season opener.
For more information on GNC, visit www.gnc.com
For more information on Dicks Sporting Goods, visit www.dickssportinggoods.com
For more information on Goldman Sachs past conferences, visit www.goldmansachs.com.
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