JR Ridinger is Market America/SHOP.com’s founder, chairman and CEO. The New Jersey native founded the company in 1992. The company now has operations in 9 countries and annual sales of over $1 billion. The Market America CEO always believed in putting people first. His fells by building their own company, changing the economic paradigm and the way people shop, anyone can attain financial independence.
As early as the mid-1980s, when computers were still rarely used in business, Ridinger predicted everyone would eventually own a computer and be able to shop for the things they need without leaving their homes. He also foresaw a world in which consumers’ collective buying power would drive the market.
Ridinger’s the goal was to create a business model that was lucrative, realistic and rewards both entrepreneurs and consumers for turning their spending into earning using SHOP.COM’s 80 million products and the company’s exclusive brands. That model is now driven by the company’s revolutionary Shopping Annuity® system. With each entrepreneur having their own SHOP.COM website, they are now connected to consumers economically.
Market America/SHOP.COM is using their referral tracking system to change the way people shop. The company has generated more than $3.5 billion in profits and commissions and in excess of $6.4 billion in retail sales and created hundreds of millionaires. The company has indeed changed the world.
Today, the Market America CEO, Ridinger lives in Miami Beach and spends time with his wife, daughters and grandchildren in New York during the summer.