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Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering
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The selling stockholders will receive all of the proceeds from this offering, and Vitamin Shoppe will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in this offering.  Irving Place Capital Partners II, L.P. is the principal stockholder of Vitamin Shoppe and is a selling stockholder in this offering.  In addition, certain members of management of Vitamin Shoppe and certain of its other equity holders are also selling stockholders in the offering.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital and J.P.Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.  Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, Baird and Piper Jaffray are the co-managers of the offering.

The public offering is being made only by means of a prospectus.  A copy of the prospectus supplement and base prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting:


BofA Merrill Lynch


4 World Financial Center


New York, NY 10080


Attention: Prospectus Department






Barclays Capital


c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions


1155 Long Island Avenue


Edgewood, NY 11717




J.P.Morgan Securities Inc.


c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Ave


Edgewood, NY 11717



A registration statement relating to shares of the common stock of Vitamin Shoppe was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 24, 2010.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.

Vitamin Shoppe is a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products based in North Bergen, New Jersey.  The Company sells vitamins, minerals, nutritional supplements, herbs, sports nutrition formulas, homeopathic remedies, green living products and health and beauty aids to customers located primarily in the United States.

SOURCE Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.