by Jordan Green

Monitoring the economic pulse of the Triad

Market America jumps the pond

Market America, the Greensboro-based internet retailing giant, announced the launch of Market United Kingdom on March 1. Specializing in one-to-one marketing, Market America employs more than 600 people around the world and operates in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines. The company operates worldwide through 180,000 “independent distributors and UnFranchise business owners.” The new British operation will offer popular American brands, including a cosmetic line, nutritional supplements, luxury body treatments and anti-aging skincare, aloe vera juice, and internet products and services, according to a company press release.