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LOS ANGELES General Nutrition Centers has inked a deal to sell its retail and food-service equipment with the help of IMG Licensing and The Legacy Cos.
IMG's licensing agreement for GNC with The Legacy Cos. will give way to the creation of GNC-branded products, such as blenders and juicers, which will be distributed in the company's stores. The products will retail from $150 to $400, IMG said.
The agreement will run through 2015.
"GNC has set the standard as an industry leader in the nutritional supplement business and is truly dedicated to helping its customers improve health and quality of life. Teaming up with The Legacy Cos. to expand its brand and create this new and exciting product line will continue to solidify GNC's brand and its commitment to providing exceptional products and services to consumers," said Tim Rothwell, IMG EVP and co-managing director of worldwide licensing.
Added GNC EVP Tom Dowd, "GNC is very excited to partner with a high-quality manufacturer that can produce a variety of products that complement the healthy lifestyle of our customers."