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    Description

    SHOP.COM, owned by internet product brokerage company Market America, is an innovative online shopping web site that merchandises to women and utilizes all the functionality of shopping comparison plus leverages the unique benefits of OneCart® patented technology, providing a comprehensive experience for both merchants and customers. Shoppers have a choice of shopping over 2,000 OneCart and Partner Stores.

    Mission

    Our mission is to deliver the most compelling shopping experience for our customers.

    The Ridingers

    JR Ridinger is the founder, President and CEO of Internet retail giant Market America, CEO of price comparison leader Shop.com, and the creator of the UnFranchise® Business Development System.

    With more than 3 million customers worldwide, JR Ridinger has led Market America and its 180,000 Shop Consultants and UnFranchise owners to generating over $3.8 billion in accumulated retail sales. Individuals utilizing his business plan have earned over $2.2 billion in commissions and retail profits (as of December 31, 2010), of which more than 300 have become millionaires.

    Admired worldwide for his leadership abilities, JR Ridinger has leveraged Market America into a recession-proof business by offering exclusively branded products and services, along with deals from more than 3500 of the Internet's top retailers. In late 2010, he made a bold move into the e-commerce space by acquiring existing online shopping platform, Shop.com and is currently focusing the companies efforts on making shopping more social.

    JR Ridinger's passion to help others has also led to his involvement with many charitable causes, including Rally for Kids with Cancer, the American Heart Association, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Jennifer Lopez Foundation, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, and many others.

    In his spare time, JR Ridinger maintains a blog, BeingJRRidinger.com, which he established to teach fellow entrepreneurs about tools and principles they can utilize to help grow and build a successful business. In addition, JR Ridinger provides advice on leadership, business management, and other relevant topics.

    If you would like to learn more from this remarkable CEO, connect with JR Ridinger on Facebook and Twitter.

    Differentiation

    What makes us different from other shopping comparison sites? Multiple options to meet each merchant's needs- the OneCart® CPO (Cost-per-Order) option, or the Partner Store CPA link-off (Cost per acquisition) Affiliate Programs, either of which may be further enhanced with our advertising program. Merchants have multiple ways to connect customers to their product - and customers have access to over 2,000 merchants A demographic that is engaged through targeted merchandising and SHOP.COM mobile apps, SHOPBOX social commerce app, Trend Shop, eGifts and more cutting edge sales tools.

    Technology

    SHOP.COM developed a proprietary Advanced Merchant Operating System (AMOS) which is vastly scaleable and uniquely supports multi-merchant functionality, including a patented Universal Shopping Cart technology called OneCart® that allows a customer to purchase, simultaneously or serially, from any merchant in the SHOP.COM marketplace in a single check-out using a single password-protected account. AMOS allows SHOP.COM to offer consumers easy access to millions of products without the company ever touching a piece of inventory. AMOS is the most robust multi-vendor, multi-lingual, multi-currency e-commerce platform available today.

    Sample Merchant Partners

    Best Buy; Bloomingdales; Bluefly; Buy.com; Cooking.com; drugstore.com; Frontgate; Gap; Horchow; J.Crew; Limited Too; Macy's; Barnes & Noble

    Executive Team

    SHOP.COM is led by Market America's Executive Team: JR Ridinger President/CEO; Loren Ridinger, Senior Vice President; Marc Ashley, Chief Operating Officer; Marty Weissman, Executive Vice President; Dennis Franks, Executive Vice President; Joe Bolyard, Executive Vice President; Kevin Buckman, Vice President; Michael Brady, Chief Technology Officer

    Headquarters

    A subsidiary of Greensboro, North Carolina-based Market America, SHOP.COM has offices in Monterey, California; Miami, Florida; and London, England.

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