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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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  • 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 370 million homes worldwide.
  • QVC is an $8.8 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.


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


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 800 products on-air each 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.
  • 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

  • QVC US placed in the top 15 on the 2017 Forrester US Customer Experience Index.
  • QVC US's customer experience ranked #1 among retailers (tied with two other companies) and #8 overall in the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings.
  • QVC2: on 4.1.17 QVC relaunched its 2nd channel. QVC Plus® is now QVC2™, offering 66 hours of live content per week.

QVC Everywhere

  • TV: customer representative 800.345.1515 or automated ordering 800.345.1212
  • Online: visit 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 for even more ways to shop and stay in-the-know with hosts, brands, and designers.

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Come Visit Us


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

QVC Outlet Stores

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

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

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