David Rawlinson II Named CEO Of QVC, HSN Parent

Local Now Introduces New Channels

QVC, HSN, Demand Africa and Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV bring more content to Allen Media’s free streaming platform.

KAPP-KVEW Adds Shopping Subchannels

KAPP-KVEW Television, two full-power ABC affiliates serving south-central Washington and North Central Oregon, today added two television services to its lineup, for a total of seven broadcast streams each on ch. 35 in Yakima and ch. 42 in the Tri-Cities. The new services are QVC Network, on chs. 35.6 and 42.6, and HSN, on chs. […]

QVC: Quarantine, Value, Convenience

TV shopping remains an essential American service. In some respects, no network is better suited to see viewers through the unraveling global catastrophe. Even under normal conditions, the shopping channel’s hypnotic, sales pitch-style programming soothes like a balm.

Joseph Segel, QVC, Franklin Mint Founder, Dies

He was remembered as an innovator for creating QVC, short for “Quality Value Convenience.” It launched in 1986 and was available on nearly 60 cable channels. It now reaches 380 million homes around the world.

Can QVC Compete With Instagram, YouTube?

Selling items through television instead of inside a mall was radical when West Chester, Pa.-based QVC started doing it in 1986, but now television is declining. Online is now the place for sales, and QVC faces a crowded field.

QVC Is Buying Rival HSN For $2.1 Billion

Operators had better be standing by to handle this one: The nation’s two best known home-shopping TV operations, QVC and Home Shopping Network, are set to come together under an all-stock deal valued at approximately $2.1 billion put together by John Malone’s Liberty Interactive Corp.

QVC Launching Channel For Beauty Products

QVC Cashing In On The Second Screen

A focus on real-time data is one reason why the 24/7 pageant of panini makers, flameless candles, anti-aging creams and ankle boots has, despite QVC’s fusty reputation, quietly outmaneuvered other retailers in remaking itself for the digital era. QVC has seen online sales soar to 45% of its total U.S. sales by trailblazing on one of the most vexing challenges in retail today: getting people to buy, not just browse, on their phones and tablets.

Inside QVC, TV’s Mecca Of Selling

QVC’s David Venable Helps America Cook


QVC Selects Grass Valley Kayenne K-Frame

QVC Ahead Of The Curve On Retailing Trends

Claire Watts Gone As QVC Boss

As of Friday, Claire Watts is out of her job as U.S. CEO at Liberty Interactive Group’s QVC tv/online shopping group, citing plans “to pursue other opportunities,” the company said last night.

QVC Launches toGather Social Media Network

QVC Considering Dropping Paula Deen

QVC Forming TV Retailing Joint Venture In China

Jane Fonda: QVC Axed Me Over Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Fonda says she’s been banished from QVC amid concerns about her political past. The network says it was a routine programming change. Fonda was set to appear on the home-shopping channel on Saturday to promote her new book on aging, “Prime Time.” But the day before, she learned her segment […]

QVC Mainstay Jeanne Bice Dies At 71

The Golden Age of TV Shopping

TV shopping is thriving at a time when, by many accounts, it should have died under a crush of new online competition. High-end fashion designers are flocking to sell their first mass collections on the air, entering a space once dominated by obscure exercise equipment and dowdy tchotchkes.


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