Market America, Inc. and SHOP MA, Inc. Launched New Marketplace at the 2011 Internet Retailer Conference

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New business model focus and merchant sales tools main focus at conference

Market America, Inc. ( & SHOP MA, Inc.(http://www.SHOP.COM), the internet marketing and product brokerage companies, were participants in the 2011 Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition, showcasing the latest innovations in their businesses, the biggest of which include a brand new marketplace. In addition, the shopping powerhouse shared their latest contributions to social shopping trends, and debuted fresh, new products from the luxurious and extensive Market America branded product line. The award-winning cosmetics line, Motives® by Loren Ridinger (, top-selling nutraceutical, Isotonix® ( and Fixx™ by Loren Ridinger (, the solution-oriented product line, are just a few of the product lines that were highlighted at the conference.

The dynamic companies also highlighted:

•Ma Network— manetwork is a social bridge between social networks and and SHOP.COM’s shopping platforms. This network gives Market America UnFranchise® owners a way of sharing and promoting millions of products, hot deals, news and events, product recommendations and ideas to customers, directly from Facebook.

•Mobile Developments—With over 3,000 partner stores and tens of thousands of special offers and coupons on the application, Market America now makes the process of finding a specific deal relative to customer’s wants and needs simpler than ever through its mobile app. The latest application offers customers the ability to opt into specific store deals and coupons. Pick the stores you want to receive special offers from (you can modify your selections at any time) and twice a day Market America will check its database and send you a notification when new deals are available for the stores you chose, in addition to the mobile barcode scanner feature which has also been added.

“Market America and SHOP MA together are shaping the future of a rapidly evolving marketplace through our innovative, rewarding, and highly personal shopping experience and revolutionary incentives like Cash Back, relevant market-driven products and high-tech, high-touch shopping tools,” said JR Ridinger, President & CEO. “Participating in the largest e-Commerce conference in the country allowed us to not only share our vision of a truly powerful experience through our latest contributions to social shopping, but gave us the opportunity to learn from and engage with the best retailers in the industry,” said Ridinger.

“The 2011 show has been the busiest Market America & SHOP MA have ever experienced in terms of new business opportunities and strategic partner discussions,” said Roger Ritchie, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development. “The booth experienced heavy attendance and there was tremendous interest in our new business model focus and merchant sales tools,” said Ritchie.

Market America is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. With more than three million customers and 180,000 Independent Distributors worldwide, the company has generated over $3.4 billion in accumulated retail sales. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC – the company was founded in 1992 by president and CEO JR Ridinger and employs over 600 people globally with international operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and the Philippines. Through its revolutionary One-to-One Marketing concept, Market America combines the Internet with the power of people – creating the ultimate online shopping destination. More information is available at, (

SHOP MA, Inc. runs the comparison shopping engine, SHOP.COM, designed to meet the shopping needs of the consumer and the business needs of merchants. Leveraging the features of our patented OneCart® along with extensive partner marketplace integration, and thousands of pages of unique shopping-centric editorial, SHOP.COM helps customers "Shop Smart, Save Big" across thousands of online stores. SHOP.COM also powers ShopCompanion, a comprehensive directory of online and brick-and-mortar stores, and The Shopping Vine (, a shopping blog network. For more information, please visit (


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