VANCOUVER , June 20, 2019 /CNW/ – Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the “Company” or “Koios) is pleased to announce that an additional 210 GNC (GNC) franchise locations will carry its Koios beverage line.
Pittsburgh based GNC has more than 6,400 retail locations throughout the United States and Canada with franchise operations in approximately 50 international markets. GNC Canada is based in Mississauga, Ontario and operates as a subsidiary of GNC.
The Koios beverage line has been available at 2,700 corporate GNC locations for the past three months and it will now be available in 210 independently owned GNC franchise locations as well. KOIOS is now available in a total of 2,910 GNC locations across the United States.
“GNC has been ranked the #1 Vitamin Retail Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for 25 years in a row! We had the highest performing IPO of 2011 and were named in “The Best IPOs of the Year” by Forbes. GNC’s Franchise History is a true testament to why GNC is the world’s largest company of its kind devoted exclusively to helping its customers improve the quality of their lives1.”
The addition of the Koios beverage line to select franchise locations, which will also include two GNC exclusive flavors, further demonstrates consumer demand. When asked about the addition within the GNC family, Koios CEO Chris Miller had this to say, “We are excited and honored to have the opportunity to work with GNC franchise owners, in addition to the corporate locations. This expansion will allow us to reach more of our consumer demographic and we get the opportunity to work with the passionate independent GNC franchise operators who are on the front lines helping folks live healthier lives. Although we have only been in GNC stores since March, we are extremely pleased with the support we have received from them and our continued sales growth. The added retail footprint will allow us to reach thousands of new customers across the nation.”
Koios is an emerging player in the functional beverage industry. It has developed a proprietary blend of nootropics and natural, organic compounds to help enhance a person’s ability to focus and concentrate.
GNC sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry – demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety, and product potency all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. As GNC has grown over the years, so has its commitment to living well.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company.
KOIOS BEVERAGE CORP.
Chris Miller , CEO, and Director
About Koios Beverage Corp.
The Company is an emerging functional beverage company which has an available distribution network of more than 5,000 retail locations across the United States in which to sell its products. Koios has relationships with some of the largest and most reputable retailers in the United States , including GNC, Walmart Inc., and Wishing-U-Well. Together these retailers represent over 50,000 brick and mortar locations across the United States from sports nutrition stores to large natural grocery chains. Through its partnership with Wishing-U-Well, Koios also enjoys a significant presence online, including being an Amazon choice product.