GNC plans to close up to 900 stores with a focus on mall locations: Report

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Malls across America will reportedly be losing a major retailer. 

Health and wellness retailer GNC plans to close up to 900 stores with big cuts to mall locations expected, according to USA Today.

During Monday's second-quarter earnings call with analysts, the company talked about continued "store optimization effort."

According to company records,102 company-owned and franchise locations have already closed in the first six months of the year.