Mr. McNulty is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 35 years of significant experience in specialty retail, eCommerce, branded consumer products, retail start-ups and developing new concepts and technology platforms for utilization in the retail industry. Mr. McNulty founded Shopping.com and served as its President and CEO. Shopping.com was the world’s first online retailer selling a comprehensive range of consumer brand name products on the Internet in 25 major categories, and offering 2,000,000 SKUs while utilizing comparison shopping engines to drive sales. Shopping.com was able to ramp up sales to $55 million in its first 12 months and was ultimately acquired for $220 million in an all cash transaction by Compaq Computers.
Mr. McNulty is a founder of Home Club and served as its Chairman and CEO. Home Club was a fast-growing chain of home improvement warehouse stores for contractor-trade and do-it-yourself customers, servicing U.S. western states with 38 stores and 14,000 employees, and delivering 1 billion dollars in revenue. Mr. McNulty was the first to institute and implement the “everyday low price strategy” in the U.S. Home Improvement industry. Mr. McNulty is a founding board member of the Home Center Industry Council for the City of Hope Cancer Research Center.