the main thing that i think keeps some people from shopping at GNC is that their prices are too high (which i agree with myself), if their prices were cheaper i think most people would careless about how knowledgeable the employees were (although knowledgeable employees always could help). if they just came down on their pricing and just got rid of the Gold Card i think that would be better.
some stuff i do buy there with my 30% employee discount, and sometimes i buy stuff from Supplement Central; since i don't live too far from the actual warehouse i usually buy directly from there so i don't have to pay shipping fees. it just depends on if it's a product that we don't carry that i like, prices, etc, it varies.
but who knows maybe i'll try something from this line.