SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 4, 2005
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
300 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On March 4, 2005, GNC Corporation through its wholly owned subsidiary, General Nutrition Centers, Inc., announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2004. A copy of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this report and the exhibits hereto shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such Section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press Release of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. dated March 4, 2005|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: March 8, 2005.
|By:||/s/James M. Sander|
|Name:||James M. Sander|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|
|Press Release of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. dated March 4, 2005.|