Market America is an online internet marketing, sales, and product brokerage company. The company’s website, Shop.com offers a vast range of products from some of the top online retailer brands in the world. Market America is also a multi-level marketing company (MLM), giving the people the opportunity to make money by being an independent distributor. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is a privately owned company and brings in over one billion in revenue annually.
Market America was founded by JR Ridinger and his wife, Loren Ridinger. JR Ridinger was one of the top distributors for another multi-level marketing company called Amway. JR Ridinger has a B.A. from Gettysburg College. He envisioned an online company that could provide customers with everything they need in one centralized location and a business that provided unparalleled opportunities for entrepreneurs around the world. This lead to his business model for Market America and since its founding, it has lived up to JR Ridinger’s vision. The company is now operating in over ten countries worldwide and has created over 300 millionaires.
The company’s website (Shop.com) offers a multitude of products in categories such as beauty, home, groceries, clothing, travel, shoes, kids, and more. Loyal customers also have the opportunity to earn cash back on certain purchases. Independent distributors get their own Shop.com website to market products and local merchants also have an opportunity to partner with Shop.com to list their products and services for sale. The company also sponsors annual conferences for all of the Market America independent distributors to come together and celebrate their success as well as the company’s success and future endeavors.
Market America is revolutionizing the way people shop online by offering almost everything that a consumer needs on one, centralized shopping website, as well as allowing independent distributors to have the opportunity to earn money as well. As people spend more time online, this innovative retailer strategically attracts more customers. JR Ridinger is a visionary, and under his leadership the company will continue to grow.