Market America is a company that is intended to be a tool for entrepreneurs to market their products and services to a wide range of potential customers. It was founded in 1992 by James and Loren Ridinger, and is based in Greensboro, North Carolina. As of 2010, they had about 650 employees. They offer a multi-level marketing platform combined with an online selling and price comparison platform called Shop.com. Interestingly enough, this domain name was purchased by the company from Microsoft Founder Bill Gates in late 2010.
Market America takes exclusive products from a wide range of companies and helps to bring them to the open market. When you work for them, you are not an “employee” but rather, an “independent distributor”. While there are some fees, you are immediately given access to a whole lot of options in terms of products and distribution models.
Market America offers a wide range of products, including Isotonix (dietary supplements), Snap (home and garden products), Pet Health (pet care products), Autoworks (automotive products), TLS (weight management), Royal Spa, Fixx, Skintelligence (beauty products), Motives (cosmetics), Loren Jewels (jewelry), Pure H20 (water filters), maCaptial Resources (personal financial management), and maWebCenters (internet marketing services). This is, of course, just a random sampling of the many products that Market America offers and markets for. Almost any kind of product you can think of has been sold through Market America at one time or another. It is for this reason that many clients have chosen them to help bring their products and services to the world.
Speaking of which, the company has expanded its business to include a number of different countries. Since their humble beginnings in Greensboro, North Carolina, the company has expanded into Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Phillipines, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Singapore, and Malaysia. They provide independent distributors with many tools with which to grow their own independent business. Whether its planning, organization, merchandising,
With more than 3 million customers and more than 180,000 Distributors worldwide, Market America has generated over $3.8 billion USD in sales.