Nova Pharmaceutical Inc. Receives Order From Albertsons / American Stores, Inc. for Gold's Gym Nutrition Products|
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Pharmaceutical Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NOVX) has received an opening order from Albertsons / American Stores, Inc. totaling over $100,000 for its newly launched Gold's Gym Nutrition line. Albertsons recently acquired the American Stores chain, which is the parent company to several retail outlets that include SavOn, Jewel, Osco, Lucky, and Acme. Two of the Gold's Gym Nutrition products, Thermo XP2 and VanaChrom, will be on the American Store's shelves as of February 2000. Nova Pharmaceutical Inc. believes that this transaction and those expected to follow will significantly increase public awareness to the Gold's Gym Nutrition and Nova Pharmaceutical name.
In March of 1999, Nova Pharmaceutical Inc announced its exclusive licensing agreement with Gold's Gym Enterprises, Inc. to develop, market and distribute nutritional supplements under the Gold's Gym trademark. Nova Pharmaceutical has developed 23 products in the first phase of the Gold's Gym line, which was recently launched at the Gold's Gym Expo. Nova Pharmaceutical Inc has begun shipping to numerous Gold's Gym locations throughout the country.
The historic Venice Beach Gold's Gym, founded in 1965, hosts such professional athletes as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno and Mark McGuire. There are more than 500 Gold's Gym locations worldwide, with a total of more than 2 million members. Gold's Gym has supported its brand name for years with signature accessories such as T-shirts, gym bags, jackets and other items that display the Gold's Gym logo. Results of an independent survey, conducted by the Colton Bernard group quotes, "Clearly, Gold's Gym is perceived as a national brand by a national public."
About Nova Pharmaceutical Inc.
Nova Pharmaceutical Inc. is a publicly traded company on the OTC Bulletin Board (ticker symbol:NOVX). The company's patented weight loss product, NxTrim, achieved first year sales of $2,000,000, and is currently the number one selling diet aid in the California Drug class of trade according to data provided by Information Resources Inc.
Nova Pharmaceutical Inc is the sole manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of Gold's Gym Nutrition supplements. The company has twenty-three items under the Gold's Gym trademark.
More information about the products and services of Nova Pharmaceutical Inc are available at the Company's web site www.novanx.com. The Company also hosts an informational web site for the Gold's Gym Nutrition line of products at www.goldsgymnutrition.com.
Certain statements in this release are "forward looking" statements as such term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
SOURCE: Nova Pharmaceutical Inc.
CONTACT: Ralph Mann, CEO & President, or Jim Ayres, Vice President & Secretary, email@example.com, both of Nova Pharmaceutical Inc., 888-495-NOVA (6682); or Joe Stapley of Travis Morgan Securities, 949-261-2906, for Nova Pharmaceutical Inc.