Market

Terry Semel

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Semel is a former CEO of Yahoo! Incorporated and Chairman of Warner Bros. He now serves as co-chair of the board of trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as well as on the Board of Directors of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, the Paley Center for Media and the Guggenheim Museum. He has also received accolades from the Yale School of Management and UCLA.

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Elon Musk

Monday, March 25th, 2013

South African entrepreneur Elon Musk is best known for founding SpaceX, PayPal and Tesla Motors, the company that created the first modern-day electric car. He acts at CEO and Chief Designer of SpaceX, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and Chariman of SolarCity. He recently purchased a $17 million mansion in Bel Air.

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Loren and Jr Ridinger

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

In the 90’s, the Ridinger’s birthed a marketing concept that would revolutionize the world of online shopping. Flash forward and Market America is one of the world’s top internet sites. The acquisition of SHOP.COM last year facilitated the company’s 2012 expansion into the UK. Next on the agenda, Mexico, as MA brings its revolutionary business plan to yet another market. Other new initiatives include Yours by Loren, a jewelry collection which debuted to rave reviews on HSN; Motives for La La, a spin-off of the existing Motives Cosmetics brand in collaboration with La La Anthony which provides products for women of every shade; and Meeton.com, a social video streaming concept where subscribers can interact via live-video with A-list celebrities and public figures through multi-platform integration.

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Loren & Jr Ridinger

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Their online shopping site, Market America has generated more than $2.5 billion in accumulated retail sales. They continue to be ahead of the curve, launching programs like their MA CashBack program. The Ridingers most recently made headlines after they acquired shop.com, the Bill Gates-backed online comparison-shopping engine, whose strengths lie in strong technological advances that […]

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Susan Lyne

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

She’s the founder and chairman of the online luxury fashion retailer, Gilt Groupe. Through its exclusive, discounted online sales events, Gilt Groupe single-handedly changed how people shop. The company has seen exponential growth in the past year, branching out from fashion to other luxury goods sectors, and has launched the city-specific deal website, Gilt City.

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