SHOP.COM (UK)

SHOP.COM (UK)

March 11, 2012 11:00 ET

Market America CEO JR Ridinger and Loren Ridinger, SVP and Creator of Motives by Loren Ridinger Cosmetics to Visit London Next Week to Discuss Market United Kingdom, UnFranchise Business System

Duo Will Discuss Revolutionary Business That has Resulted in GBP 1.3 Billion in Commissions and Estimated Retail Profits for Worldwide Independent Distributors

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - March 11, 2012) - Market United Kingdom, the most recent expansion of the successful Market America, Inc. business model, is pleased to announce that JR Ridinger, president and CEO of Market America, Inc., and Loren Ridinger, Market America's senior vice president and the creator of the award-winning Motives by Loren Ridinger cosmetics line, will appear in London to discuss the company's expansion into the United Kingdom and introduce the proven UnFranchise Business System, which has helped thousands of entrepreneurs achieve financial success over the last 20 years.

JR and Loren will appear at a series of events starting 15 March designed to introduce the Market United Kingdom business and products to aspiring entrepreneurs looking for ways to increase their earnings potential amidst a continuing uncertain economic climate.

The launch of Market United Kingdom and the UnFranchise Business System comes at a time when approximately 2.7 million United Kingdom citizens (8.4%) are unemployed, a 17-year high, with another 6.3 million underemployed. At a time of stagnant job growth, Market United Kingdom can provide people an opportunity to utilise the proven UnFranchise Business System and learn how one-to-one marketing can create ongoing financial and personal freedom that has earned entrepreneurs worldwide over £1.3 billion in commissions and estimated retail profits.

"We are committed to expanding our one-of-a-kind opportunity to people around the world and we couldn't be more excited about the future in the UK," JR said. "Loren and I look forward to sharing not only our success, but the success of others who have found financial and personal freedom using our business model. We are excited to teach people how to capitalize on the social shopping phenomenon that is currently driving of millions of pounds of revenue in the marketplace."

Launched 1 March, Market United Kingdom is the latest international expansion of the U.S.-based product brokerage and internet marketing business. Through its consumer site, UK.SHOP.COM, Market United Kingdom provides users with millions of products and exclusive deals from name-brand retailers, a lucrative Cashback programme offering up to 25% cash back on qualifying purchases, and specialised Market United Kingdom-branded products, including health & nutrition supplements, cosmetics and skincare products.

JR and Loren will be making three appearances during their London visit, with one specifically focused on opportunities presented through the award-winning Motives by Loren Ridinger brand of cosmetics:

Thursday 15 March, and Monday 19 March Saturday 17 March
Business and Entrepreneurs Cosmetics - Brand & Business
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 3 to 5 p.m.
Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel Claridge's
5 More London Place Brook Street
Tooley Street Mayfair
London SE1 2BY London W1K 4HR

For more information about Market United Kingdom, or to attend one of these three events, visit http://blog.marketamerica.com/rsvp. Space is limited.

Quick Facts

Market United Kingdom Ltd. is the UK arm of Market America, a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specialises in One-to-One Marketing and one of the largest online retailers for consumers worldwide. Headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, the company employs over 600 people globally with international operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United Kingdom. Through its revolutionary One-to-One Marketing concept, Market America combines the Internet with the power of people, creating the ultimate online shopping destination. As a result, we have revolutionised a new industry, setting a standard by which all other businesses are measured: Built on Product. Powered by People. Our proprietary business model combines the power and scope of the Internet with the personalization of One-to-One Marketing to sell products and services. Market America utilizes comparison shopping, customer reviews, live chat assistance and a state-of-the-art search engine powered by Microsoft®.

• Over $3.8 billion in accumulated retail sales

• Since the company's inception, individuals have earned over $2.2 billion in retail profit and commissions following our business plan

• Annualizing at approximately $500 million in sales per year on the way to $1 billion annually

• 2,500 exclusive Market America-branded products/services

• Over 35 million additional products/services through affiliates and direct partners

• 180,000 UnFranchise® Owners in six countries, spreading across three continents

• Over 6 million registered Preferred Customers worldwide

• 30 million page views per month average (2010 total per average worldwide)

• 30,000 sq. ft. Technology Research & Development Centre; 200,000 total sq. ft. headquarters and fulfillment centre in Greensboro, NC; Localized Business Centres in Australia, California, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan and the United Kingdom

• 250 IT developers and a partnership with Microsoft, for enterprise search on our Portal

• Acquired human resources and technology of SHOP.COM

SHOP.COM is a global comparison shopping engine with a European HQ in London, UK.SHOP.COM acts as a personal shopping assistant for anyone looking for products that cater for all aspects of their lifestyle at the best prices, whether it be fashion, beauty products or home accessories. Leveraging the features of its patented OneCart® technology with extensive partner store integration, SHOP.COM offers products from well-known merchants as well as specialty retailers. For more information, visit the UK website at http://uk.shop.com.

SHOP.COM UK has over 500 retail partners, and over a million top name brands and niche products.

• The SHOP.COM UK website provides convenience, ease of use, amazing choice, great prices, safety and security.

SHOP.COM UK provides customer ratings and feedback on all retail partners allowing consumers to make an informed decision prior to purchase.

SHOP.COM UK has over 1 million unique users per month in the UK alone.

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