April 29, 2011
Dr. Douglas Goodwin
QVC, Inc. (QVC), a multimedia retailer, is engaged in home shopping business. The
company also operates through its four stores and website, namely, www.qvc.com, in the US,
Japan and Germany. The company offers a wide range of products, including beauty, fashion
and accessories, jewelry, craft and leisure, home electronics, garden and do-it-yourself (DIY)
and clearance goods. QVC sells its products of major brands which include Bose, Joan
Rivers, Lola Rose, Tova, Indigo Moon, Kim & Co, Kipling, Michele Hope, Quacker Factory and
others. The company has store operations in Delaware and Pennsylvania, the US. QVC, Inc.
is headquartered at Pennsylvania, United States
Since it was launched in 1986, QVC has rapidly grown to become the largest television
shopping network. John Segal founded QVC in West Chester, Pennsylvania in June of 1986,
two years behind the launch of its predecessor, the Home Shopping Network.