November 13, 2017, Greensboro, NC- 2017 marks the 13th consecutive year that Greensboro-based Market America has been named to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100). The NC100 ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue.
“We take pride in the consistency of our company, both in terms of our growth and our unwavering commitment to conducting business with the very highest ethical standards. The fact that this is the 13th consecutive year to be recognized on the NC 100 is an esteemed honor and privilege as well as a reflection of the core values and mission of our businesses,” said Marc Ashley, President & COO of Market America Worldwide.
Since 1984, the NC100 has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year, based on data provided by the participants. To be considered, companies must be headquartered in North Carolina. Subsidiaries, non-profits, financial services companies, healthcare providers, such as hospitals and doctors’ offices, are excluded.
ABOUT MARKET AMERICA, INC. & SHOP.COM
Currently in its 25th anniversary year, Market America, Inc. is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. Its mission is to provide a robust business system for entrepreneurs, while providing consumers a better way to shop. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, the company was founded in 1992 by Chairman and CEO JR Ridinger and has generated $7.6 billion in accumulated sales. Market America employs nearly 1,000 people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom, Spain, and Malaysia. Through the company’s shopping website, SHOP.COM™, consumers have access to over 60 million products, including Market America exclusive brands and thousands of top retail brands. Market America’s revolutionary Shopping Annuity® program, which helps smart shoppers convert spending into earning, is an extraordinary and financially meaningful benefit of the business. Internet Retailer has ranked SHOP.COM #66 in the 2017 Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide and the 18th fastest growing Internet Mobile Retailer. By combining Market America’s entrepreneurial business model with SHOP.COM’s powerful comparative shopping engine, Cashback program, Hot Deals, ShopBuddy®, Express Pay check out, social shopping integration and countless other features, the company has become the ultimate online shopping destination.
Gillean Smith, Public Relations Manager