Share the Health With The Vitamin Shoppe® On March 1

More than 30,000 Shoppers Across the Country will Receive Free Gift Bags Packed with the Latest and Greatest Health and Wellness Products

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Vitamin Shoppe® invites customers to “Share the Health” on Saturday, March 1, by visiting one of its more than 600 stores nationwide from 11am2pm (local time). Each store will offer specialized festivities, such as free product samples and consultations with wellness partners in their communities. Additionally, knowledgeable Health Enthusiasts will be on-hand to help answer any product-related questions. The Vitamin Shoppe began hosting “Share the Health” events in 2012, and has grown the initiative to four national events a year.

The first 50 shoppers at each location will be treated to a complimentary gift bag full of samples of great health and wellness products from popular brands.* More than 30,000 gift bags will be distributed across the country.

“We’re dedicated to helping our customers achieve their health, fitness and wellness goals and providing them with a unique forum to learn more about the extensive products we offer,” said Doug Henson, Senior Vice President Retail, the Vitamin Shoppe. “Our ‘Share the Health’ expo also enables shoppers to learn more about the health and fitness options in their communities, inspiring them to try new products and get excited about their overall health and well-being.”

The Vitamin Shoppe stores will be hosting local wellness partners throughout the day, ranging from area gyms and spas to local chiropractors and product representatives. For information on the specific wellness partners attending “Share the Health,” customers are encouraged to contact their local store.

*While supplies last.

About the Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE: VSI)

At the Vitamin Shoppe, every body matters™ is much more than just a tagline – it’s our mantra as we are dedicated to making the world a healthier place, one life at a time. Many consumers are surprised to discover that the Vitamin Shoppe offers so much more than just vitamins. As one of America’s leading health and wellness brands we’ve got over 20,000 products to choose from, including vitamins, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, homeopathic remedies, green living, beauty aids and more. Most importantly, we are committed to quality, knowledge and safety so you can always have trust in the products we sell.

The high-quality standards of the Vitamin Shoppe are reflected in the development of our own exclusive product lines, such as the Vitamin Shoppe, BodyTech and plnt. No matter where you may be on your wellness journey, come visit us at one of our more than 600 Vitamin Shoppe stores across the country or online at – where every body matters.

SOURCE The Vitamin Shoppe