Owner Testimonials

"My name is Dale Kitt and I own the Nutrishop location in Vacaville, CA. Before I opened a Nutrishop I was working as a personal trainer during the beginning of the recession (’08–’09). The recession caused me to seek secondary employment to make ends meet which led me to the sports nutrition industry and working at a retail nutrition store. In May of 2010 I was hired at a Nutrishop location to manage the store. I quickly realized this was something I could do. Within 8 months I acquired the funds to open my own store. I have been open for a little more than 8 years now and couldn’t imagine doing anything else.

As a Nutrishop store owner, I have an incredible corporate team behind me with decades of experience in the industry which affords me a certain level of comfort. The team at Nutrishop Corporate is easily accessible and they truly care about their store owners and their success. Also, as a Nutrishop store owner, I have access to more than 150 exclusive, cutting-edge product SKUs which allows me to deliver what I feel are the best, most effective products to my customers and to aggressively compete and build the market in my area. I honestly don’t know how another nutrition store can even compete with the Nutrishop business model coupled with a strong operator.  These high-quality, exclusive products afford me tremendous customer loyalty. My customers return over and over again to pick up their favorite supplements. Lastly, as a Nutrishop store owner, I have an extremely positive networking environment of store owners who strive to build each other up and help each other grow in our success!  We are truly a family!"

Dale Kitt - Single Store Owner | Vacaville, CA
Dale Kitt
Single Store Owner | Vacaville, CA

"As a Nutrishop store owner, I have an incredible corporate team behind me with decades of experience in the industry which affords me a certain level of comfort."

"My name is Jake Halvig and I am the owner of Nutrishop Roseville. As an athlete and a personal trainer, I had been a customer of Nutrishop Chico since 2006. After personal training, I got into e-commerce. Even though the business was lucrative, it was never a true passion of mine, so I decided it was time for a change. I started looking into different business opportunities. After looking into various business models, Nutrishop was not only familiar and something I was passionate about but they also stood out from the rest with their business model and how it was structured. The Nutrishop model is truly designed to help insure the success of the store owner in every way. In 2014 I made the move to Oregon where I opened my first Nutrishop location. After living in California for my entire life, I soon realized that Oregon was just not for me. After one year of being open, the Oregon Nutrishop was on its way to being a very successful store and I was able to leave it to my business partner at the time and move back to California where I once again got back to doing e-commerce. In 2017 I was presented with an opportunity to purchase Nutrishop in Roseville from a good friend of mine Dale Kitt, who was a huge help to me opening the Oregon Nutrishop. After the first month at Nutrishop Roseville, I knew this community was for me and I was all in! With a great business model and support from my fellow store owners and Nutrishop Corporate team, my first year was very successful to say the least and its only getting better! I have truly found my passion! The feedback from the community we are fortunate enough to serve absolutely amazes me and is so satisfying on a daily basis. Thank you Nutrishop!"

Jake Halvig - Single Store Owner | Roseville, CA
Jake Halvig
Single Store Owner | Roseville, CA

"The Nutrishop model is truly designed to help insure the success of the store owner in every way."

"I opened my first Nutrishop location in Tennessee back in January of 2011. At that time I was working a full time job but had the desire to open my own business and do something for myself that I was passionate about. I came across Nutrishop in a Muscle & Fitness magazine while on vacation. That next week I did my research on Nutrishop and was absolutely impressed. Not to mention their track record of success was second to none! I set out to open a store in September of 2010 and since this was my first venture of this nature the thought of starting something from scratch was extremely overwhelming. I was pleasantly surprised!

The corporate team at Nutrishop made this process extremely easy and fun! I was able to open four short months later and things are going GREAT. Eight years later I now own two Nutrishop locations and am able to do what I love every day while raising two amazing daughters. I highly recommend Nutrishop to anyone considering opening a retail nutrition business. The Nutrishop Corporate team is a huge asset to my success and they truly care about each and every store owner and their successes."

Yancey Holder
Multiple Store Owner | Hendersonville & Gallatin, TN

"The corporate team at Nutrishop made this process extremely easy and fun! I highly recommend Nutrishop to anyone considering opening a retail nutrition business."

"Before my wife and I opened our Nutrishop location, we both worked for the largest data company in the nation. We both worked 5 days a week and long hours each day. It was very demanding for the both of us, not to mention we were micro-managed by our bosses, even though we both were the top producers for our division. Long story short, we weren’t happy. We both always had a passion for health and fitness. I previously owned a Nutrishop location 8 plus years ago before moving to the bay area and always had a plan to own another one. So I reached back out to Nutrishop Corporate. Then when my wife and I started talking to Nutrishop Corporate, we found out that we had an opportunity to open a Nutrishop location in the Bay Area.

This was the most exciting time of our lives besides getting married of course. We were both looking forward to combining our passion for health and fitness with becoming our own boss in an industry that is resilient and growing every year. We knew that in business, especially when you own your own business, you ultimately get out of it what you put into it and with that it was going to be very demanding of our time. Knowing that, we were excited to dive in! We both love helping people live healthier lives and having quality products to support this mission, that are not just about hype, was going to make things much easier. Fast forward to today…we wouldn’t change a thing. The friends and the clients that we have helped achieve their health and fitness goals is the most rewarding part of owning a Nutrishop location. However, if you think opening a Nutrishop location is going to be a walk in a park, you're wrong. Again, you will get out of it what you put into it.

This business is so much more than just selling products to customers. You must be diligent with regard to building your brand and you must be passionate about helping others. Any seasoned business owner and/or entrepreneur will tell you that there is no easy road to becoming a successful business owner. But if you’re willing to put in the work and you truly enjoy helping others, you’ve come to right place!"

Shawn Hansen
Single Store Owner | Mountain View, CA

"The friends and the clients that we have helped achieve their health and fitness goals is the most rewarding part of owning a Nutrishop location."

"After spending 4 years in the US Army, I knew when I got out that I wanted to own my own business. I know that being self-employed is a dream for many, but I also know that for many it will always remain a dream. Not me! I always had a passion for health and fitness so my goal was to open a business where I was able to help people with their health and fitness goals. Nutrishop has allowed me to accomplish just that. I have owned multiple Nutrishop locations for the past 12 years. Since the beginning, Nutrishop Corporate has always been my biggest supporter. The officers of the Nutrishop Corporation truly care about each and every one of their store owners, as well as that owner’s customers! They are true industry leaders and always stay one step ahead of the competition. Joining the Nutrishop family is one of the best business decisions I have ever made and I would encourage anyone that is interested in owning their own business in the retail nutrition industry, to take a hard look at Nutrishop as they/we are the best in the business!"

Dave Sanchez
Multiple Store Owner | New Mexico & Arizona

"Joining the Nutrishop family is one of the best business decisions I have ever made!"

"My name is Scott Radford and I am the owner of the Nutrishop in Fitchburg, Massachusetts with my wife Melissa. I was in law enforcement and knew I wanted to make a change. I looked around for opportunities that I could invest in and to go after my dream of owning my own successful business. I have always been into fitness and shopped at local supplement stores. After having sub-par customer service, I talked to my wife and stated that we could open a supplement store, give great customer service and in turn we would do very well. We searched several options to include several franchises when I came across a Nutrishop ad in a magazine. Seeing there was not a Nutrishop closer than 100 miles, we drove to visit a couple to get a feel for the type of store it was. After that, I had a phone call with Corporate, which impressed me even more. After a short conversation with my wife we decided to change careers and give Nutrishop a shot.

The supportive, family-type environment that Nutrishop Corporate has created for their store owners has been second to none. Being a new store in an entirely new area for Nutrishop we were a little worried in the beginning, but with hard work, incredible products and putting our customers first, we have seen continuous growth in sales. Nutrishop as a whole, never fails to amaze me. Not only from corporate but also from other store owners. Thank you for not being like most companies out there! You really have our backs and you put the stores ahead of all and treat us like family."

Scott & Melissa Radford
Single Store Owners | Fitchburg, MA

"Nutrishop as a whole, never fails to amaze me. Not only from corporate but also from other store owners. Thank you for not being like most companies out there!"

"I decided to open a Nutrishop in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee almost four years ago and I can confidently say it was the best decision I've ever made. I have been blessed to experience an overwhelming amount of growth over the years that has allowed me to give my family a lot of luxuries I couldn't afford growing up. When I graduated college I ended up working a desk job, crunching numbers, unfulfilled, and that wasn't the path I saw for myself in life. When I opened my Nutrishop location I was able to bridge the gap of being my own boss with being able to help others live a healthier lifestyle. Four years later, I've become one of the most recognized members of my community and have had the luxury of helping thousands become healthier & happier versions of themselves. It doesn't get any better than that! When trying to figure out your life path remember this: If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. Thank you Nutrishop!"

Jay Vicino
Single Store Owner | Mt. Juliet, TN

"I've become one of the most recognized members of my community and have had the luxury of helping thousands become healthier & happier versions of themselves."

"My name is Howard Kinnick, after 30 years in the car business and ready for a change, my wife and I were searching for a way to own a business and reinvent ourselves. We had both shared a lasting passion for health, fitness and nutrition and decided after much research, that Nutrishop was the right fit for us.

We have quickly learned in the last year, that not only have we joined a great established company, that we are also proud to sell clean, efficacious products that we can truly stand behind. We were excited last October, that our son Alex and his wife, Alexis joined our business. We now have control over our own destiny, as well as our son having the independence to master his family’s future with an incredible system and team like Nutrishop USA . We love being a part of Nutrishop USA!"

Howard Kinnick
Single Store Owner | Bakersfield, CA

"We have quickly learned in the last year, that not only have we joined a great established company, that we are also proud to sell clean, efficacious products that we can truly stand behind."

"My name is Shylow Robinson and I have been a part of the Nutrishop family for about 7 years now. I started off as a store manager for approximately 3 years before I was presented with the opportunity to purchase the location I was managing and take ownership of the Nutrishop location in London, Kentucky. This wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for the Nutrishop family working with me through the process. I was a guy that didn’t have much money at the time, and they were with me every step of the way to make the transition possible. I’m beyond thankful for the opportunities I’ve been given with Nutrishop.

Before this, I was a guy that was working 10 hours a day detailing RV’s, and killing myself to make a living. Now I finally get to do something I am passionate about and absolutely love! It wasn’t but two years after ownership of the London, KY store that my father and I were blessed enough to open our second Nutrishop location in Somerset, KY and it’s going great! It wasn’t a hard decision for me to make after being a manager for 3 years and seeing how successful the business could be if you put your heart and soul into it! If you’re reading this and considering opening a Nutrishop location, and if you have a passion for health and fitness, incredible work ethic and enjoy helping others, I promise you it’s worth it! I can say with confidence that the Nutrishop team can help you make it possible!"

Shylow Robinson
Multiple Store Owner | London & Somerset, KY

"If you’re reading this and considering opening a Nutrishop location, and if you have a passion for health and fitness, incredible work ethic and enjoy helping others, I promise you it’s worth it!"

"Before taking over Nutrishop Tupelo, I was working at a furniture factory as a supervisor.  I had been with the furniture company for about 10 years and was really ready for change, so when I was asked to take over our local Nutrishop location as the manager, I was interested as I always had a passion for health and fitness. However, it turned out that I could not afford to leave my current job just to manager the store.  With that, I was then offered the opportunity to buy the store outright. I was unsure of how I could make that happen financially, but I decided to go out to California to meet with some of the staff from Nutrishop Corporate and learn more about the Nutrishop business model. After that meeting, I was all in and decided to give my notice to my current employer and move forward with purchasing the Nutrishop location.

At this point, I welcomed the challenge and was ready to turn the store turn around and take it to new heights.  It took everything I had plus some to be able to purchase the store.  I am extremely thankful to my parents who had faith in me and helped me with a loan.  I am also thankful for my supportive wife, who also had faith in me. Without them I would not have been able to do it. Thankfully, with plenty of hard work, so far the gamble has paid off.  As of this writing, we have had our store for almost 6 years now. I am so fortunate to get to go to work every day to a business that I absolutely love! I believe the biggest factor for the store’s success is due to pure hustle along with the relationships I have built with my customers. Couple that with all of the incredible products Nutrishop offers, the incredible results our customers achieve along with our guaranteed low prices, and you have a recipe for success."

Adam Richardson
Single Store Owner | Tupelo, MS

"I am so fortunate to get to go to work every day to a business that I absolutely love!"

"My husband Mark and I have been part of the Nutrishop Family since the Summer of 2004. We are the proud owners of Nutrishop Corona and Nutrishop Eastvale in Southern California. We are also parents to four amazing children. We have lived in Eastvale since 2007 and previously owned the Anaheim/Fullerton Nutrishop location. We love our Anaheim/Fullerton community but after 14 years, it was time for us to be closer to home and the community that our children were growing up in. One perks of being a Nutrishop store owner and putting many years of hard work into our business is that it has now allowed us the time and flexibility to be involved in all of our children’s’ school and extracurricular activities.

Throughout the years, we have watched Nutrishop grow at a rapid pace. When we first started, there was no Corporate Office, Art Department or Social Media! Fast forward to today March 18, 2019… The amount of corporate support we are now afforded for our business to be successful is unprecedented. The supplement industry has grown rapidly and we have watched companies and competitors come and go over the years. However, Nutrishop has remained ahead of the curve and always on the forefront of the industry which is why they are one of the most successful franchises in our industry today. Nutrishop has evolved tremendously and we are extremely proud to have been there since the beginning."

Sabrina & Mark Enriquez
Multiple Store Owners | Corona & Eastvale, CA

"The amount of corporate support we are now afforded for our business to be successful is unprecedented."

"I have been with Nutrishop for over 10 years now. Running my own business is very rewarding and it’s even better knowing I have a strong, reputable brand like Nutrishop, Inc. in my corner. It’s also an incredible feeling and extremely rewarding knowing that I am helping people reach their health and fitness goals. I have never seen another company operate the way Nutrishop does, with honesty and integrity while always putting their store owners first.

I cannot emphasize enough the way that Nutrishop, Inc. truly cares. I also take comfort in knowing that Nutrishop stores carry the best dietary and nutritional supplements on the market in my opinion. Since I’ve been in business, there have been 3 other supplement retail stores open and then close because of their inability to compete with the products, pricing and service that Nutrishop stores provides their customers! I couldn't imagine trying to be in business and succeeding with any company other than Nutrishop."

Sean Rochford
Single Store Owner | Redding, CA

"I cannot emphasize enough the way that Nutrishop, Inc. truly cares. I also take comfort in knowing that Nutrishop stores carry the best dietary and nutritional supplements on the market in my opinion."

"I had been working in the fitness industry off and on over the last 15 years, doing everything from being a personal trainer to managing health clubs. I got into the health and wellness field because I loved fitness, nutrition, and helping others achieve what they previously thought was impossible. However, after years of being an area manager for a group of health clubs, I began to notice that all the things I loved about fitness and health became less and less of a focus in my work, and I found myself regularly working 50+ hours a week to grow someone else’s businesses. I came to the realization that if I put as much effort and time into my OWN business as I had in working for someone else’s these previous years, and if I had the right business model that aligned with my passion for fitness, there was no way I wouldn’t succeed. Nutrishop gave me that opportunity, all while still allowing me to get back to the things I loved about the fitness industry: helping others. 

Nutrishop is completely unique, and approaches the brick and mortar nutrition store from a totally new approach, focusing on customer experience and helping to get them results rather than simple product sales. As of this writing, our Nutrishop has become a reference point for health, wellness, and fitness education in our community, and we’re just getting started as we come up on our 1 year opening anniversary. We know our customers by name, and the vast majority see us on a regular basis to check their progress and get our guidance and help. No other nutrition shop I know of does that, or does it so well. I believe Nutrishop will be growing very rapidly across the country due to the very unique services we provide."

Gunnar Swanson
Gunnar Swanson
Single Store Owner | Rapid City, SD

"Nutrishop is completely unique, and approaches the brick and mortar nutrition store from a totally new approach."

"Before opening up my Nutrishop location, I was working in the corporate world fresh out of college with a degree in Business Administration. After about 2 years of sitting in an office dealing with conference calls all day long, I began to realize that this was not what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

I’ve always had a dream of owning my own business and while in school, I had some experience working in a retail nutrition store. After some thorough research and due diligence on my part, I decided to look into Nutrishop and their business model. I was very impressed with the Nutrishop system and quickly learned that when implementing the system correctly, it gives me as a store owner unlimited earning potential. I opened my first store in 2007 and in just a few short years, I was fortunate enough to open a second location! It’s been over a decade now and we’re still running strong! Nutrishop gives me the freedom of controlling my own destiny. I definitely made the right decision in choosing Nutrishop as a vehicle to my entrepreneurial career!"

Spyrus Mediodia
Multiple Store Owner | Orange & Tustin, CA

"Nutrishop gives me the freedom of controlling my own destiny."

"My name is Ancira Vanderkallen and I have been working with the Nutrishop family for about 15 years now. And I say “family” because that’s what it truly feels like. For 10 of those 15 years I have been the owner of my own store in Southern California. The reasoning behind my decision to open a Nutrishop was first, my passion for health and fitness, second, my desire to help others achieve their fitness goals, third, it is an industry that grows every year and lastly, who doesn’t want to be their own boss and control their earning potential which in this case is unlimited.

I can honestly say that the Nutrishop Corporate team is a huge asset to my success and truly cares about each store owner and their success. As of this writing, my business doubled within 1 year and it continues to grow each year. Although the economy was at an all-time low when I opened my store and many of my friends and acquaintances doubted its success, I was able to prove them wrong by letting them see firsthand that this industry is extremely resilient and that the majority of the public either wants to look better and/or feel better. That will never go “out of style”! I love my business! Thanks Nutrishop!"

Ancira Vanderkallen
Single Store Owner | North Fontana, CA

"I can honestly say that the Nutrishop Corporate team is a huge asset to my success and truly cares about each store owner and their success."

"Owning a Nutrishop has been one of the most rewarding experiences someone can achieve. The positive impact of our store in the local community has been amazing. It is one of the best feelings in the world to constantly have people within the community stop and thank us for changing their lives for the better, for helping them finally reach fitness and health goals they were never able to before. Prior to opening Nutrishop, I explored every other major franchise nutrition retailer, and found no other company put product quality and customer's needs before profit. All the others focused so much on trying to sell inferior products for as high price a price as possible, or making money off customers in ways that I would feel uncomfortable charging people for.

It was clear to me, Nutrishop is clearly the best Sports Nutrition company suited for long term growth and stability from customer loyalty and having the most effective products. Owning a Nutrishop is not a simple pop up with someone just operating the cash register, so it does require effort and passion. This is a business for someone who truly has a vested interest in seeing customers achieve results. But this is what makes Nutrishop such a successful investment as it ensures your customers always come back. This is what allowed us to outsell all our competition in just our first year in business. This is what allowed us to experience year over year growth and profitability. As is true with any business, you get what you put into it. Owning a Nutrishop just makes putting in that work easier, more fun, and more rewarding."

Robert Song
Multiple Store Owner | Dublin & Livermore, CA

"Prior to opening Nutrishop, I explored every other major franchise nutrition retailer, and found no other company put product quality and customer's needs before profit."

"Before I opened a Nutrishop, I was in the finance industry consulting foreign investors who were interested in making investments in the US. Like many other industries, I constantly dealt with an unstable income stream since my business was based on the economy and governmental policies. I had always wanted to build a business that is more tangible in an industry that has shown resilience; one that has a sustainable future. With years of passion for the fitness industry and searching for opportunities, I decided to open a Nutrishop. I was nervous in the beginning as I’m sure most are. After-all, I didn’t have experience working in a retail setting. However, I knew with my strong work ethic, my friendly, outgoing personality coupled with my passion for the fitness industry, I could do it.

Fast forward…it was the best decision that I have made in my life! I will never have to deal with the emotional drama of the finance industry and the unstable income that came with it! My customers are the nicest people I have ever met and there is nothing else that can compare with the satisfaction I get from helping others reach their health and fitness goals. My life is filled with joy, empowerment and purpose. Not to mention the Nutrishop family provides me the best business model I could have ever asked for. Thank you Nutrishop! You have brightened up my life and I am so proud to be a part of the Nutrishop family!"

Fangyi Zhou
Single Store Owner | Garden Grove, CA

"My life is filled with joy, empowerment and purpose. Not to mention the Nutrishop family provides me the best business model I could have ever asked for."