Market America

Market America is a multi-level marketing company that describes itself as a product brokerage and internet marketing company. The company distributes a variety of products in several countries.

Market America's offerings include household cleaning supplies, jewelry, personal care products, auto care, cosmetics, dietary supplements, custom websites, water purifiers, and weight management products.

Market America was founded in 1992 by  Loren Ridinger & JR Ridinger. The company is headquartered in Greensboro, NC and expanded its operations to Australia (2002), Taiwan (2005), Hong Kong (September 2007), Philippines (October 2010), United Kingdom (February 2012),. Mexico (June 2012), Singapore (2014), and most recently Malaysia (2017).

 Market America's product categories include health and nutrition (Isotonix), home and garden care (Snap), pet care (Pet Health), automotive care (Autoworks), weight management (TLS), personal care (Royal Spa, Fixx, Skintelligence), cosmetics (Motives by Loren Ridinger), jewelry (Loren Jewels, Yours by Loren Ridinger), and water filter systems (Pure H20). Services include personal financial management (maCapital Resources) and Internet marketing services for small to medium-sized businesses (maWebCenters).

Market America uses the web domain for retail sales which it acquired from Microsoft founder, Bill Gates.  A 2017 lawsuit accused the company of being an illegal pyramid scheme.



  • Year founded: 1992
  • Funding Info: Acquired SHOP.COM on Jan 19, 2011
  • Yearly Revenue: 791.1 million USD 2016
  • Employee Size: 1000+
  • Business Valuation: $7.3B as of June 2017
  • City/Town: Greensboro
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
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