The Vitamin Shoppe is a store dedicated primarily to the sale of vitamins, minerals, sports nutrition supplements and other similar products, according to its website. The Vitamin Shoppe currently has over 600 stores in the United States as well as some in both Canada and Panama.
The first Vitamin Shoppe locations opened in 1977, the website states, with the goal of helping people live healthier lives. The company is still working to achieve that goal. These shoppes hold over 16,000 products from about 400 of the top national brands. In addition to providing supplements to consumers, the Vitamin Shoppe also works to provide consumer education in health and wellness.