Vitapath, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., has opened its first two Canadian stores in the Greater Toronto Area in Newmarket and Leaside. Vitamin Shoppe expects to expand its retail stores under the Vitapath banner across Canada, with additional locations expected to open later in 2013. With more than 570 retail locations across the U.S., The Vitamin Shoppe brings 35 years of expertise in helping people fulfill their health and wellness goals.
As a specialty retailer of nutritional products ranging from vitamins, minerals and sports supplements to homeopathic remedies, health and beauty aids and more, Vitapath aims to offer Canadians a varied selection of brands and products. The stores feature over 6,300 products from more than 300 brands, including Vitapath's own private label brand with over 200 products.
“Canadians take an active interest in their health and wellness and Vitapath offers a comprehensive selection of products in a one-stop shopping environment," said Vitamin Shoppe CEO, Tony Truesdale. "Our focus on engaging in one-on-one dialogue and providing expert knowledge and personal service through our Health Enthusiasts and in-store nutritionists will make us a trusted source for our customers.”