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Company Overview of QVC, Inc.

Company Overview

QVC, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of various consumer products through merchandise-focused televised shopping programs, the Internet, and mobile applications. It provides home, beauty, apparel, jewelry, accessory, and electronics products. The company also broadcasts pre-recorded shows on various channels, including QVC Plus and Beauty iQ in the United States; QVC Beauty & Style and QVC Plus in Germany; Q-plus in Japan; and QVC Beauty, QVC Extra, QVC Style, and QVC +1 in the United Kingdom, which allow viewers access to a range of programming options. In addition, it operates QVC.com, a Website that allows consumers to purchase various goods offered on its tele...

1200 Wilson Drive

West Chester, PA 19380

United States

Founded in 1986

17,700 Employees



Key Executives for QVC, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President of Strategy
Age: 54
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of QVC UK
Chief Executive Officer of QVC Germany
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

QVC, Inc. Key Developments

QVC, Inc. Appoints Todd Sprinkle to Chief Information Officer

QVC, Inc. announced the appointment of Todd Sprinkle to Chief Information Officer. In this role, Todd will oversee QVC's global IT organization spanning the US, UK, Germany, Japan, Italy, France, China and at QVC's global business service operation in Poland. Under his leadership, the QVC IT organization will continue to raise the bar in delivering a seamless and engaging multiplatform experience for customers and team members around the world. Todd reports to Mike George, President and CEO of QVC. Todd held various leadership roles with QVC since joining in 2007. Key advancements under his leadership include the development of the QVC for iPad App and QVC's responsive design implementation. In addition, he has led the development QVC's global content management strategy and key initiatives in IT strategy, planning and effectiveness. Todd is based at QVC's global headquarters in West Chester, Pa.

QVC Appoints Bob Spieth to Executive Vice President of Customer and Business Services

QVC announced the appointment of Bob Spieth to Executive Vice President of QVC's Customer and Business Services. In that role, Bob will lead the Customer and Business Services operations for both QVC and zulily. This appointment is part of the QVC Group's vision to leverage best practices from both unique businesses to best position each brand for growth and enhance the customer experience. Bob will oversee Supply Chain, Customer Service and Experience, Operations Strategy, and Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Services for both businesses, with the exception of zulily's corporate facilities. He will also continue overseeing Vendor Operations and the Partner Services businesses for zulily. Bob will report to Mike George, President and CEO of QVC. Bob joined zulily in February 2013 as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Bob expanded zulily's Supply Chain, Customer Service and Studio Operations capabilities, and built a strong leadership team and innovative technology to drive service improvements and efficiencies. Bob will be based at QVC's global headquarters in West Chester, Pa., and will also spend time at zulily's Seattle headquarters.

QVC, Inc. Announces the Launch of Beauty iQ Network

QVC, Inc. announced plans to launch the Beauty iQ network, the first multiplatform beauty shopping experience, to engage beauty lovers everywhere. Within a month of going live on October 31, Beauty iQ will be viewable in over 40 million homes in the U.S. via distributors including DirecTV, U-verse, Dish and Roku. Through Beauty iQ, beauty lovers will be able to enjoy beauty programming 24/7, including live programming five nights a week, Wednesday through Sunday, 8:00 p.m. to midnight ET, and repeated immediately after for the West Coast audience. The new beauty destination further bolsters QVC's position as an innovative global, retail leader across digital and emerging platforms, at a dynamic time in the industry. Beauty iQ will be a shoppable community for beauty lovers, experts and brands to discover their own true beauty, be inspired, and share their ideas and tips whenever they want, wherever they are. It will deliver the content they crave in one place that's accessible everywhere – via the Beauty iQ network, BeautyiQ.com, QVC.com, on the QVC mobile app and via social channels including Facebook and Instagram. Beauty iQ is expected to feature more than 50 prestige beauty brands including Givenchy, IT® Cosmetics, Edward Bess, Tarte, tatcha, Becca, Peter Thomas Roth, Josie Maran, and Nest and the experts behind them. This new shopping experience will highlight how-to tutorials, tips and experiences with products ranging from color cosmetics to fragrances and skin care.

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