Business, GNC, Retail

GNC temporarily closes up shop in more than 4,000 locations across the US..

Nutrition supplement retailer GNC (GNC: NYSE) has reportedly closed down more than 4,000 stores across the US temporarily as it unveils its new pricing strategy.

If this seems like awkward timing to you…well, your right. The post-Christmas stretch is among the busiest times of the year for retailers, as shoppers exchange gifts and use gift cards they’ve received over the holidays. CNBC has the full story.