In Brief: GNC beauty line
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
GNC beauty line: General Nutrition Companies planning to develop its own line of aromatherapy-based health and beauty products to be sold in GNC retail stores, the company said. GNC's efforts will be aided by the Seattle-based aromatherapy and custom health and beauty aid retailer Amphora; GNC acquired a controlling interest in Amphora the week of July 12. GNC is also considering a national roll out of stand-alone Amphora stores. Currently there is only one Amphora store. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Retail sales for GNC's company-owned stores grew 23.3% to $609 mil. in 1995, with the company's personal care products representing 4% of the business...
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