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QVC at a Glance

How many distribution centers does QVC® have? What number of U.S. homes does QVC reach? Find the answers to these questions and more in QVC at a Glance – which includes important information and fun facts about the Q.

Corporate Facts

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Business

  • QVC was founded by Joseph Segel in June 1986.
  • QVC U.S. broadcasts live 24 hours a day, 364 days of the year.
  • QVC reaches 362 million homes worldwide.
  • QVC is an $8.7 billion business.

U.S. Sites

  • QVC corporate headquarters is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The West Chester campus is comprised of Studio Park and Founder's Park.
  • QVC has two domestic call centers in Texas and Virginia.
  • QVC has five domestic distribution centers in California, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Global Reach

  • QVC U.S. launched November 1986, and reaches more than 100 million homes.
  • QVC U.K. launched October 1993, and reaches more than 27 million homes.
  • QVC Germany launched December 1996, and reaches more than 41 million homes.
  • QVC Japan launched April 2001, and reaches more than 26 million homes.
  • QVC Italy launched October 2010, and reaches more than 25 million homes.
  • QVC/CNR Mall China first broadcast as a joint venture July 2012, and reaches more than 117 million homes.
  • QVC France launched August 2015, and reaches more than 18 million homes.

Employees

  • QVC employs more than 10,000 people in the U.S.; 17,000 worldwide.

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Fun Facts

  • QVC's first broadcast went live at 7:30pm ET on November 24, 1986 to 7 million U.S. homes.
  • QVC presents on average 775 products every week. There are 18 permanent sets and more than 100 portable scenic elements.
  • On November 10, 2007 QVC set a record for the most orders taken in a 24 hour period with more than 850,000 orders.
  • QVC's U.S. distribution centers can pack up to 300,000 packages daily, and had a single-day shipping record of approximately 800,000 units.
  • QVC achieved its best sales day ever on December 2, 2001 with over $80 million in orders taken; the Intel Pentium IV Dell™ Computer was the most popular item sold on that day.
  • QVC.com attracts more than 6 million unique visitors each month. To date, over 60 million people worldwide have shopped with QVC.
  • Over the past 30 years, QVC has shipped more than 1.8 billion packages in the U.S. alone.


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The Buzz on Q

  • QVC2: on 4.1.17 QVC relaunched its 2nd channel. QVC Plus® is now QVC2™, and that means you’ll get more of what you already love about the Q! It's familiar. It's new. It's QVC2.
  • Beauty iQ: on 10.31.16 QVC launched Beauty iQ®, its 3rd channel in the U.S. A premier multiplatform experience devoted to all things beautiful.
  • QVC Ontario Distribution Center: on 8.29.16 QVC ushered in a new era in its customer experience with the opening of the Ontario Distribution Center. The new California facility is the first on the West Coast.


QVC Everywhere

  • TV: customer representative 800.345.1515 or automated ordering 800.345.1212
  • Online: visit QVC.com to shop online or watch our three channels
  • Smartphones: download the QVC app for iPhone® or Android™
  • iPad: download the QVC app for iPad®
  • Apple Watch: download the QVC app for Apple Watch®
  • Streaming Devices: download the QVC app for Apple TV® or Roku®
  • Social Media: connect with QVC on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and more
  • Text Ordering: text the QVC item number to QVCGO (78246)
  • En Español: para llamadas en español 800.328.0890
  • TTY: for the hearing impaired 800.544.3316

Visit QVC.com/QVCEverywhere for even more ways to shop and stay in-the-know with hosts, brands, and designers.

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Come Visit Us

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Studio Tour and Store

  • Plan a visit to QVC Studio Park in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Our Studio Tour gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest continuously live broadcast.
  • You can shop for great QVC products in the Studio Store and maybe even experience live TV as a member of a QVC studio audience.
  • For more information, call 800.600.9900 or visit QVCtours.com.

QVC Outlet Stores

  • Lincoln Court Shopping Center in Frazer, Pennsylvania
  • Rockvale Square in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Not near one of the QVC Outlet Stores? Visit QVC.com/clearance for our virtual online outlet.


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