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Internet Retailing Giant SHOP.COM and Market America Welcome 25,000 entrepreneurs to its 2016 World Conference at the American Airlines Arena
SHOP.COM hosts 25,000 entrepreneurs and celebrity guests, including Grammy nominated rap mogul Joseph "Fat Joe" Cartagena, entrepreneur/investor and "Shark Tank" star Daymond John, actress and entertainer La La Anthony, Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, and others, as it showcases the company's continued success

MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Market America | SHOP.COM welcomes a sold out crowd of more than 25,000 eager entrepreneurs to its 2016 World Conference in Miami this week, to deliver a powerful message of how to convert everyday spending into earning through the company's revolutionary Shopping Annuity.

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"This is the biggest event in our company's history," said Market America | SHOP.COM President and CEO JR Ridinger. "More and more people are realizing the power of our Shopping Annuity, which allows consumers to earn money on the purchases they make every day," he said. "No one else offers what we have, and this weekend we will unveil new technologies, new products, new methodologies and new opportunities that will make it even easier for consumers all over the world to convert their spending into earning."

Grammy-nominated rap artist and entrepreneur Joseph "Fat Joe" Cartagena, the company's President of Urban and Latino Development, will deliver a powerful message of how a person's own life experiences, combined with the power of SHOP.COM, can fuel entrepreneurial success in urban and Latino communities.

Entrepreneur, investor, "Shark Tank" star and motivational speaker Daymond John will be in attendance to discuss his newly released New York Times bestseller, "The Power of Broke," in which he discusses overcoming challenges to establish massive success. In addition to his own personal life story, John details the stories of other inspiring individuals including Market America | SHOP.COM's own Senior Executive Vice President Loren Ridinger.

Among Loren Ridinger's many successes is the award-winning Motives® cosmetics line — for which she will unveil the latest beauty products at this week's event along with her dear friend and TV star La La Anthony. Motives has long been one of the most successful brands within the company, having amassed an impressive social media following of over 2M followers.  Together Ridinger & Anthony's collaboration on the Motives brand has created beauty in every shade for women around the world.

The company will also announce several enhancements to their mobile platforms.

"Responsive web design is vital to an Internet marketing business," said Steve Ashley, Vice President of Mobile & Social Products. "We're building out our responsive brand as SHOP.COM to offer a seamless experience for our customers and our UnFranchise entrepreneurs across the globe."

Basketball Hall-of-Famer Scottie Pippen will spotlight the impressive results and mega success of his Market America-exclusive product, Prime™ Joint Support by Isotonix®.

One of the most exciting highlights of the event, will include enhancements to SHOP.COM's shopping website that will be discussed in detail by Market America | SHOP.COM Chief Operating Officer Marc Ashley.

"It's an exciting time for Market America | SHOP.COM," Ashley stated. "We're stronger and better than ever, both in terms of our customers and our family of entrepreneurs. We have the technology and the people power in place to really make a difference in how people shop, and the unique opportunity for people to convert their spending into earning and build their own Shopping Annuity. We are excited to be back in Miami to share this opportunity with thousands of people."

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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 President and CEO JR Ridinger and has generated $6.4 billion in accumulated sales. Market America employs nearly 750 people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom, Mexico and Singapore. Through the company's shopping website, SHOP.COM, consumers have access to over 40 million products, including Market America exclusive products and thousands of top retail brands. Internet Retailer has ranked SHOP.COM #64 in the 2015 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 comparison shopping engine, Cashback program, Hot Deals, ShopBuddy®, social shopping integration and countless other features, the company has become the ultimate online shopping destination.

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