Market America & SHOP.COM Recognized by Triad Business Journal’s Fast 50

Market America | SHOP.COM is constantly working on new ways to build our business, expand our company, and help bring the life-changing opportunity of the UnFranchise Business to people all over the world. As a company that prides itself on constantly evolving and growing, we’re so proud to be recognized as one of the Triad’s 50 top performing privately held companies for the 10th time by The Business Journal magazine! Read More

Market America Recognized for Growth & Leadership with Local Awards

We’re pleased to announce that Market America has yet again been recognized in the community for our outstanding growth and leadership as a major company in North Carolina. We owe much of our success to YOU, the hardworking UnFrachise® Owners who share our business with the world! We are proud to celebrate our success with you. Read More

Market America named to Fast 50 in Triad Business Journal

Earlier this week, Internet retailer, Market America was named to the Triad Business Journal’s Fast 50. This is the 6th year that Market America has been named to the Triad’s Fast 50 list. Take a moment to read through our growth story from this past year and to see where we’re at and what countries we have our sites set on next.

Congratulations everyone for their hard work and dedication, as Market America continues to make things bigger, better, faster and easier for anyone looking to shop on the Internet!

Market America ranked 25th on Fast 50 Triad Business Journal Read More

Market America enhances cashback program

While other’s are failing, Internet retailer, Market America continues to grow. Over the past few week’s, we have seen industry giants revamp (and some even close their doors) on their cashback offerings to customers.

“Many of the other sites offering cash back have failed, such as Bing.”

~JR Ridinger

Just recently, Triad Business Journal had the opportunity to interview President and CEO of Market America, JR Ridinger. JR goes on to say that “we are continuing to offer an unlimited cashback program where the consumer’s loyalty to marketamerica.com will truly be rewarded and will not come with conditions.” Talk about a great start to the week!

Interested in taking advantage of Market America’s recently enhanced cashback program, click here! Read More

Market America Named Top Online Retailer!

Market America was recently recognized in the Top 500 Guide® published by Internet Retailer. Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide® is a comprehensive guide to America’s 500 largest e-retailers based on annual sales on the web.

According to Internet Retailer’s website, “The Top 500 Guide® is the only authoritative ranking and the most comprehensive analysis of America’s 500 largest e-retailers based on annual sales on the web…the Top 500 Guide® contains the very latest competitive data on the leaders of web-based retailing, the industry’s sales growth driver.”

Market America debuted at No. 66 on list. Market America’s Web sales in 2008 were $238 million, up 3 percent from 2007. Internet Retailer also listed Market America’s launch of its entertainment site ma My World, improved site search and launch of social networking site ma Chatterbox among its achievements. Read More

Market America Pulls a Media Hat Trick

It was a good Friday for Market America in the press, with Market America’s growth, expansion, and successes featured in the Triad Business Journal (article requires a subscription to read beyond first few paragraphs), CBS News-2 (see video below) and NPR radio (requires a podcasting client).

All three center around the news that when others are laying people off, cutting back hours, or closing all together, Market America is hiring at least 50 new employees by the end of 2009, mostly highly skilled and good paying jobs that are centered around Market America’s continued online expansion and product development. Once the new hires are complete, these stories point out that Market America will have increased its workforce by 78 percent since 2007. Read More

Marc Ashley receives 40 under 40 Award


Marc Ashley, chief operating officer of Market America was recognized last night as a recipient of the Triad Business Journal’s 40 Leaders under Forty award. Anyone who lives in an area where the Business Journal is published knows that this is one of the biggest events of the year and one of the most coveted awards for local business leaders.

In a write up in today’s Triad Business Journal Marc was recognized as being one of Market America’s original management team members when the company was founded in 1992, and through his leadership “has built the company into an Internet retail giant. Through his philanthropic endeavors, he helps strengthen our community and encourages others to give.”

I could not have said it better myself, Congratulations Marc! Read More