Founded in 1962, Pier1 has delighted customers for years with an extensive catalogue of furniture, lighting, tableware, décor, essence, rugs, and art, all handpicked from the world's finest artisans. At its peak, Pier1 had around 973 locations all over the United States. REV has brought back this much beloved brand as an online store, where it will continue to offer new and exciting ways of experiencing one's home.
Founded in 1962, Dressbarn is the one stop shop for the modern woman. This retail giant had over 650 brick and mortar locations before closing in 2019. Acquired by REV in 2020, the iconic brand has been relaunched as an exciting new ecommerce experience, offering an affordable variety of clothing, shoes, and accessories. The same select brands loyal customers have come to know and love, all under one (virtual) roof.
Founded in 2016, MentorBox is the most powerful self-education system in the world. MentorBox members believe in expanding their knowledge, but they don't have the time to read the right books. MentorBox offers a variety of powerful educational videos, audios, cheat sheets, and workbooks that teach business, mindset, investing, health, history, literature, and more¦ summing up the essence of essential reads, designed for book lovers and entrepreneurs of all skill levels.
Imagine being able to purchase the most ethically-sourced, highest quality produce and have it delivered right to your very doorstep? No longer a fantasy, FarmersCart is an online shop that sources from the most symbiotic, carbon-positive farming systems in the world. FarmersCart provides everyday consumers the opportunity to eat prime, delicious poultry, drygoods, seafood, and meat no matter the constraints of their location.
Co-founded in 2007 by Alex Mehr (and not currently under the ownership of REV), Zoosk is a leading online dating company that utilizes signature Behavioral Matchmaking™ technology to learn as you click in order to pair you with singles with whom you're likely to discover mutual attraction. Zoosk is a market leader in mobile dating, and it is available in over 80 countries and translated into 25 languages.
Founded in 1975, Linens 'n Things is synonymous with high quality home textiles, housewares and decorative accessories. The brand had over 570 locations across the United States and Canada before shutting down. Enter REV. Using REV's unique expertise in converting distressed retail brands into online successes, Linen n' Things will soon be found online. New home, same strong commitment to growth and innovation.
Founded in 1988, The Book People is a bookstore, stationary store, and gift shop all rolled into one. It started off by delivering affordable books directly to people's workplaces with just one van around the Guildford area in the UK. In need of a pivot, REV purchased the company and is breathing new life into this beloved brand, bringing it back as an online retail experience.
Founded in 1964 in Wawa, Pennsylvania, the brand name Franklin Mint evokes history, timelessness, and unmatched quality with its collection of commemorative collectibles, dolls, knives, LP record sets, and die-cast vehicles. Seeking to preserve and revive this illustrious brand, REV acquired the Franklin Mint and will soon be operating it as an online store, restoring both the hopes and faith of its loyal customers.
Founded in 1889, Modell's is the oldest name in the sporting goods retail market. It is also one the most trusted brands in the USA, and boasts a fiercely loyal customer base and a name that is synonymous with high quality products. Rescued from the clutches of its recent financial difficulties, REV has given Modell's a second shot at life. The brand will be resurrected as an online store. Same trusted, iconic brand, new e-commerce experience.
Founded in 2016, Knowledge Society connects business owners, students, and budding entrepreneurs with business professionals who have done millions in sales. Knowledge Society offers affordable certified programs by Tail Lopez and other entrepreneurial and digital marketing experts on marketable digital skills, step-by-step guides on how to monetize new skills, and turn-key training for how to start low-cost businesses. Other Tai Lopez educational products and services include the 67 Steps program, the SMMA® program, and the Tai Lopez podcast.
Founded in 2019, Ecommerce Supporting Real Estate (ESR) is REV's foundation. As the ecommerce industry continues to boom, a demand for storage and warehouse space increases. At REV, we believe that in certain circumstances it is important to vertical integrate our supply chain, in controlling every aspect of the business, instead of outsourcing to other companies. The warehouses REV buys also facilitate the acquiring of iconic brands, which are then transformed into ecommerce success stories.
Tai Lopez acquires and operates large brands that have a customer base of well over 20 million consumers including Pier1, Linens N Things, Dressbarn, The Franklin Mint, MentorBox, The Book People, FarmersCart, and other ecommerce brands and real estate holdings. He has over 10 million social media followers and his Youtube business videos have been watched for over 2 billion total minutes. Forbes.com and Entrepreneur.com have both named him one of the top global business influencers.
Alex Mehr Ph.D. is an investor and former NASA Scientist, who acquires and operates well-known brands. Since co-founding and selling Zoosk for $298 Million, he and business partner Tai Lopez have acquired several brands including: Pier 1 Imports, the women's fashion retailer Dressbarn, Linens n' Things, The Franklin Mint, and The Book People. Alex and Tai acquire and operate these brands under their holding company, Retail E-commerce Ventures. In addition, Alex's education platform MentorBox boasts 60,000 paid subscribers, and his health food online store FarmersCart is disrupting food delivery.
Maya Burkenroad has over 10 years of experience managing multi-million dollar companies, with a deep understanding of business relationships and psychology.
Having built and copywritten multiple 10-figure ecommerce funnels, Jonathon Kendall is an internet marketing and copywriting expert. After helping scale MentorBox to 60,000+ recurring paid subscribers via predominantly virtual talent, he is presently using his skills as an outsourced operations management specialist to build one of the largest online angel investor clubs in the world.
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