Complete Nutrition Makes Inc. 500|5000 List for Fourth Straight Year

Nutritional Supplement Franchise Ranks No. 2 Company From Nebraska, No. 50 Health Company on List

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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the fourth straight year, Complete Nutrition has been named to the Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The nutritional supplement franchise ranked No. 610 on the 2013 list with a three-year sales growth of 753 percent.

From 2009 to 2012, the period analyzed for this year's list, Complete Nutrition added 66 corporate jobs. The franchise also earned recognition as the No. 2 company from Nebraska and the No. 50 health company on the list.

"We are honored to once again join the ranks of the country's fastest-growing companies," said Complete Nutrition President Ryan Zink. "Whether it's with franchisees wanting to join our team or customers seeking to dramatically improve their quality of life, we are committed to sharing our comprehensive approach to health and fitness."

Complete Nutrition currently has 174 stores across the country and plans to add approximately 100 locations throughout the next three years through franchising.

Complete Nutrition offers more than 200 exclusive general health, sports nutrition and weight-loss supplements. Employing certified personal trainers, former strength coaches and others experienced in health and fitness, Complete Nutrition differentiates itself from competitors through its consultative approach to nutritional supplements.

Methodology

The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

About Complete Nutrition

Complete Nutrition is a network of high-quality nutritional supplement retail stores whose mission is to create safe and effective weight loss management, sports nutrition, and healthy aging programs to help customers look better, feel better and perform better. Since 2005, Complete Nutrition has been helping people achieve their health and wellness goals by offering exclusive supplements in the form of customizable solutions. Staff members are athletes, certified personal trainers, nutritionists, and other people with experience in the fitness and health supplement retail industry. Founder Cory Wiedel and President Ryan Zink were named finalists of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Central Midwest award. Complete Nutrition was recently named to the Entrepreneur 2013 Franchise 500. Complete Nutrition also earned the following top honors from Entrepreneur Magazine in 2012: Franchise 500 award recipient, No. 2 Top New Franchise, No. 36 Fastest-Growing Franchise. Additionally, Complete Nutrition was named to the 2011 Allbusiness.com AllStar Franchises Top 300 list. For more information about Complete Nutrition, call 866-366-5766 or visit CompleteNutrition.com.

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