Internet Shopping Mall History
1994 The internet was introduced to the general public. This was the final blow to the Network Marketing model. The Independent Business Owner is no longer necessary.
1994 Jeff Bezos of AMAZON told what may be the best startup investment story ever.
1998 MADvoice.com formerly called 1iMALL.COM now called BAMway.net (Better American Movement) ADVERTISING AMAZON FRANCHISE like model was launched. Our domain was purchased: 9/26/98
1999 Amway purchased Quixtar.com for their internet shopping mall model on 2/5/99.
2004 AMAZON is helping customers find something surprising...its retail rivals resembling an internet shopping mall!
2005 FTC shut down 2x2.net a Network Marketing internet shopping mall.
2010 A Settlement was reached with AmWay/Quixtar, Inc., class action lawsuit about the pricing of AmWay's products and the recruitment of Quixtar distributors, whom the company calls “Independent Business Owners” (“IBOs”). Our founder Bryan Franklin was asked to be a Professional Witness on this case by Willie Gary, Esq.
2012 BAMway.net formerly 1iMALL.COM inks a BILLION DOLLAR Internet Shopping Mall ADVERTISING deal with Denny's!
2013 Google.com Note: A company as huge as Google has shut down their independent affiliate linking network.
2017 If you're one of the millions shopping on AMAZON on Black Friday, congratulations: You helped make Jeff Bezos a $100 billion man.