Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:VITC), a leading online retailer and direct marketer of health and wellness products, announced the Company’s common stock will resume trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “VITC” effective Monday, June 20, 2011, at 7:30 am EDT.
About Vitacost.com, Inc.
Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC) is a leading online retailer and direct marketer of health and wellness products, including dietary supplements such as vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids and metabolites, as well as cosmetics, organic body and personal care products, sports nutrition and health foods. Vitacost.com, Inc. sells these products directly to consumers through its website, www.vitacost.com, as well as through its catalogs. Vitacost.com, Inc. strives to offer its customers the broadest product selection of healthy living products, while providing superior customer service and timely and accurate delivery.
Forward-Looking StatementsExcept for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release are forward-looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements made herein, which include statements regarding the Company’s future growth prospects, future financial performance, expectations regarding improvements in fulfillment expenses, promotional and product introduction plans, plans to increase brand awareness, sales expectations, planned infrastructure investments, expectations regarding advertising expenditures, customer acquisition strategy and expectations regarding the pace of customer growth, plans to launch new SKUs, plans to move virtual inventory in-house to accelerate order fulfillment and delivery time, and expectations regarding when the Company’s common stock will resume trading on the NASDAQ Global Market, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company’s actual results in current or future periods to differ materially from those anticipated or projected herein. Those risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the current global economic downturn or recession; difficulty expanding the Company’s manufacturing and distribution facilities; significant competition in the Company’s industry; unfavorable publicity or consumer perception of the Company’s products on the Internet; the incurrence of material product liability and product recall costs; inability to defend intellectual property claims; costs of compliance and the Company’s failure to comply with government regulations; the Company’s failure to keep pace with the demands of customers for new products; disruptions in the Company’s manufacturing system, including information technology systems, or losses of manufacturing certifications; the lack of long-term experience with human consumption of some of the Company’s products with innovative ingredients; and costs associated with the internal review and stockholder litigation. Those and other risks are more fully described in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended, filed in connection with the company’s initial public offering as well as the Company’s Form 10-K filed for the full year ended December 31, 2010.