Products sold through QVC include electronics, toys, clothing, shoes and jewelry. Other main products are beauty supplies, furniture, kitchenware, food, holiday decorations and football merchandise. Examples of specific products sold through QVC include Razor scooters, Total Gym workout equipment, La-Z-Boy recliners, NFL jackets and Magnovox televisions. Dell computers and the Xbox One are offerd as well. Products are mostly from major brands such as Apple, Cole Haan, Mattel, Hasbro and Disney, but some lesser known brands are also available.
QVC is a home shopping television network and a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation. The name is an acronym for quality, value and convenience, which are the company's guiding principles. It was founded by Joseph Segel in 1986 and is based in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The corporate headquarters is called "Studio Park."
QVC is broadcast in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Japan and China. The network's format consists of live broadcasts in which on-air personalities showcase QVC's products to viewers, who can order the products via telephone or the Internet. Approximately 195 million people worldwide view the programs, as of 2015. About 173 millions products were sold by QVC in 2014, generating around $8.8 billion in revenue. The company employs about 17,000 people around the world.