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GNC FRANCHISE APPLICATION

If you are interested in operating a GNC franchise and would like to apply, please follow the steps below to submit our Franchise Application online.

Please note that countries marked with an asterisk under the LOCATION APPLYING FOR box are countries in which we have an exclusive partner. Applications received for these countries will be passed along to our local partners for consideration.

 
 
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Your Information

Please have the following materials available in order to complete this application.

Refer to the following definitions when making your selection for APPLICATION TYPE :

Franchise Agreement

A franchise is the right to market or sell GNC products in a market. A franchise agreement is a legal contract between the franchisor (GNC), and franchisee (Partner). The franchisee purchases the right to market and sell GNC products [under the trademarked name of the franchisor] in a GNC branded location. A franchise agreement is a legally binding contract between GNC and the franchisee that details the rights, responsibilities, obligations and compensation of both parties in relation to the purchase and operation of the franchise.

Distribution Agreement

A distributor is a company that buys products from GNC. The distributor warehouses these products at a facility it owns or leases. It then sells the products to retailers and/or directly to consumers. A distribution agreement is a legally binding contact between GNC and the distributor. This agreement specifies the rights, costs and responsibilities of the parties in relation to the distribution of the products. The distributor purchases the products from GNC.

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Please enter all relevant information for yourself and/or the organization for which you are applying. Include GNC or other health and wellness industry experience

Please enter a brief description reguarding your interest in GNC and your overall business objectives/goals relating to this application

I HEREBY AUTHORIZE GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION TO INVESTIGATE MY BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR PURPOSES OF EVALUATING MY QUALIFICATIONS TO BE A GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION FRANCHISEE. I UNDERSTAND THAT SUCH INVESTIGATION MAY INCLUDE AN INVESTIGATIVE CONSUMER REPORT, AS WELL AS A GENERAL BACKGROUND SEARCH AND AN INVESTIGATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION, SUCH AS THE USA PATRIOT ACT AND EXECUTIVE ORDER 13224 ENACTED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT. I UNDERSTAND THAT THESE INVESTIGATIONS MAY REVEAL INFORMATION AS TO MY CREDITWORTHINESS, CREDIT STANDING, CREDIT CAPACITY, CHARACTER, GENERAL REPUTATION, PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND MODE OF LIVING. ACCORDINGLY, I VOLUNTARILY AND KNOWINGLY AUTHORIZE ANY PRESENT OR PAST EMPLOYER OR SUPERVISOR, LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY, CREDIT BUREAU, COLLECTION AGENCY, BANKING INSTITUTION, PRIVATE BUSINESS, MILITARY BRANCH OR THE NATIONAL PERSONNEL RECORDS CENTER, AND/OR OTHER PERSONS TO GIVE RECORDS OR INFORMAION THEY MAY HAVE CONCERNING MY LOAN BALANCES, CRIMINAL HISTORY, AND EMPLOYMENT RECORDS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION REQUESTED, TO GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION AND/OR ITS PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES OR AGENTS. I VOLUNTARILY AND KNOWINGLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASE ANY OF THE ABOVE NAMED AGENCIES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RESULTING FROM FURNISHING THIS INFORMATION.

I UNDERSTAND THAT UPON WRITTEN REQUEST, GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION WILL MAKE AVAILABLE TO ME A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DISCLOSURE OF THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION REQUESTED, AS WELL AS A COPY OF A SUMMARY OF MY RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER UNDER THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS APPLICATION IS PROVIDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING A FRANCHISE AND/OR CREDIT, OR EXTENDING OR MAINTAINING CREDIT WITH FRANCHISOR ON BEHALF OF THE UNDERSIGNED.

I UNDERSTAND THAT, IF I AM APPROVED TO BECOME A GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION FRANCHISEE, GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION MAY RELY ON THIS AUTHORIZATION AND HAVE ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND CHECKS CONDUCTED DURING AND THROUGHOUT THE TERM OF MY FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITHOUT ASKING FOR MY AUTHORIZATION AGAIN.

THE UNDERSIGNED EXPRESSLY AGREE(S) TO NOTIFY FRANCHISOR IMMEDIATELY IN WRITING OF ANY MATERIAL CHANGE IN HIS/HER/THEIR FINANCIAL CONDITION WHETHER APPLICATION FOR FURTHER CREDIT IS MADE OR NOT.

THE UNDERSIGNED CERTIFIES THAT EACH PART OF THE APPLICATION AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS HEREOF AND THE INFORMATION INSERTED HEREIN HAS BEEN CAREFULLY READ AND IS TRUE AND CORRECT. THE UNDERSIGNED FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE GRANTING OF A FRANCHISE IS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION AND THAT THE FILING OF THIS APPLICATION DOES NOT OBLIGATE THE APPLICANT TO PURCHASE OR GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION TO SELL A FRANCHISE OR LOCATION.

ACCORDING TO THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT, I AM ENTITLED TO KNOW IF CREDIT IS DENIED BECAUSE OF INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCY. I WILL BE SO ADVISED AND GIVEN THE NAME OF THE AGENCY OR SOURCE OF INFORMATION.

A PHOTOCOPY OF THIS RELEASE WILL BE VALID AS AN ORIGINAL EVEN THOUGH THE SAID PHOTOCOPY DOES NOT CONTAIN AN ORIGINAL WRITTEN SIGNATURE.

I agree to the terms and conditions.