After completing a spin off from GCI Liberty and changing its name from Liberty Interactive, Qurate Retail, parent of QVC and HSN among other retail operations, posted first quarter net income of $142 million, or 30 cents per share, versus $91 million, or 20 cents per share, in the year-before period.
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HSN has partnered with chef Michael and Liz Symon to launch Symon Home, their first collection of cooking and entertaining products.
HSN and the University of Tampa’s John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, Sykes College of Business, are hosting the second American Dreams Academy— an interactive, educational and hands-on two-day experience for emerging entrepreneurs.
HSN has formed a new partnership with an investment company as the retailer continues to expand its American Dreams entrepreneur program.
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.
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.