Second quarter net sales at HSN Inc. were down mid-single digits as company officials said the retailer remains focused on further developing its proprietary product assortment while preparing for its pending purchase by Liberty Interactive.
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HSN has teamed up with entrepreneur Liliana Gil Valletta to discover new inventors and innovators as part of its American Dreams entrepreneurship platform.
After recently reporting that CEO Mindy Grossman had departed, HSN said it was looking to improve its performance after a drop in net income and sales in the first quarter.
Kim Kimble, a celebrity hair stylist and hair expert, will launch her new product line, Kim Kimble Professional Products, exclusively with HSN on December 29.
HSN is building on its American Dreams initiative by taking its search for the next big tech-driven product to the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
HSN has named Rod Little chief financial officer. Little comes to HSNi with significant public company expertise in the consumer products industry, having served as chief financial officer for Elizabeth Arden as well as a variety of leadership positions with Procter & Gamble.
HSN and Good Housekeeping magazine have selected Michael Stoll of Urban Trend as one of nine finalists in the HSN/Good Housekeeping search to find America’s next great entrepreneur and new consumer product.
For the third quarter ended September 30, HSN, Inc. results included the impact of its divestiture of the Chasing Fireflies and TravelSmith apparel brands in its Cornerstone division.
HSN has named Carmen Bauza as its new executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. She brings more than 30 years of experience to the company having previously worked for Walmart, Five Below and the Walt Disney Company. She officially joins the company November 28 and will report to Bill Brand, HSN president.