FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 17, 2023
Director of Corporate Communications
GNC is Back
For decades, a favorite stop for health-conscious Americans has been General Nutrition Center, better known as GNC. After a brief hiatus, GNC is returning to Kennedy Mall in Dubuque. The store will reopen on Monday, May 22 in its familiar location near the mall’s main entrance. The 1,240 square foot retail space will be filled with all the products have come to enjoy, including nutritional supplements, vitamins, weight management formulations, beauty care and fitness accessories.
GNC, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global health and wellness brand that provides high-quality, science-based products and solutions consumers need to live mighty, live fit, and Live Well.
Along with opening of GNC, Kennedy Mall visitors will soon be able to enjoy another new addition. HomeGoods will debut at Kennedy Mall later this year. A formal opening date has not yet been announced. The new HomeGoods will occupy a spacious 24,217 square foot location next to HuHot Mongolian Grill. Books-A-Million, which is currently located in that spot, will be moving to a new 12,212 square foot space that in part of the former Younkers store. Both HomeGoods and Books-A-Million will be accessible from both the exterior of the mall and the interior concourse.
HomeGoods offers an ever-changing mix of merchandise, including furniture, rugs, lighting, soft home, decorative accessories, tabletop, cookware, and much more. Introduced in 1992, HomeGoods operates across the U.S. including Puerto Rico. It is part of the TJX family of retailers.
Kennedy Mall has been serving the people of northeast Iowa, as well as nearby communities in Wisconsin and Illinois, since 1970. Located at 555 J.F.K. Road in Dubuque, the complex encompasses nearly 700,000 square feet of space. The mall is owned and managed as part of the Cafaro family of companies, based in Niles, Ohio. For more information, visit www.cafarocompany.com and www.kennedymall.com.