WEST CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, is the ultimate gift destination this holiday season, offering a curated assortment of new and unique gift ideas, based on the season's must-have trends and classic finds. With expanded holiday programming, special events and video content providing entertainment and decor inspiration and tips, customers can celebrate the spirit of the holidays with QVC all season long.
Shoppers will find gift inspiration in hot categories like health and fitness, beauty devices, kitchen electrics and gadgets, cold weather apparel and accessories, holiday desserts and treats, and practical items with flair. With easily "giftable" items like pre-boxed, ready-to-give products, break-apart gift sets and bundles, QVC enables stress-free gift giving for everyone on a shopper's list. To add extra joy to holiday activities, customers can tune in for home decorating, entertaining and cooking ideas, and how-tos from QVC hosts and personalities on air, online and across social platforms throughout the season.
"This season, we're excited to bring you inspiring ways to make your holiday entertaining and festivities easy and fun, along with gift ideas from great brands, all at great values," said Ken O'Brien, senior vice president of merchandising, QVC. "With more gift programming, special events, curated gift lists and holiday content than any year prior, come visit QVC to be delighted and discover what's new all season long!"
The Best Black Friday Yet!
The season's biggest shopping day just got bigger, with a full month of programming dedicated to making holiday shopping more fun and affordable. Customers can shop for the brands topping their lists, and keep checking back on air and online for special surprises they won't want to miss! Black Friday programming will include:
- Our Best Black Friday™ – A Month of Holiday Deals – Throughout the month of November, QVC will have special offers on all gifts featured on-air during select shows. Customers can also visit QVC.com and QVC apps to access all Best Black Friday special offers.
- Countdown to Christmas® – On November 6, 13, and 20, QVC will have some of the best in beauty, jewelry, fashion and accessories, food, decor and more on air, online and on the QVC apps.
- Our Best Black Friday™ Sale – From midnight ET on Thanksgiving Day to 11:59 p.m. ET on Cyber Monday, QVC's Today's Special Value® items can be purchased with free standard shipping and handling, offering shoppers added savings.
Exciting Launches and New Collections!
Just in time for the holidays, iconic women's wear brand Halston debuted its H by Halston collection of sophisticated and stylish designs for today's modern woman exclusively on QVC. The collection features chic apparel, including luxurious knits, pants, dresses and jumpsuits. Accessories and footwear complete the look, with leather bucket bags, sophisticated pumps and classic boots. Ranging in price from approximately $30 to $330, these items are perfect for the fashionista on a holiday shopping list.
Also new this holiday season, Internet teen sensation Bethany Mota debuted her signature collection of laid-back, effortlessly cool fashion clothing, Bethany Mota, on QVC on October 5. Designed in partnership with Aeropostale, the apparel and accessories line includes stylish holiday-themed sweaters, leggings, pajamas, hats and scarves, perfect for gifting at just under $50.
Ahead of its big-screen debut, QVC celebrated The Peanuts Movie with special programming on October 30. An assortment of Peanuts collectibles, officially licensed toys, and more of Charles Schulz's beloved characters, are available on QVC.com, while supplies last.
Ellen DeGeneres is back for her second holiday season, bringing along her unique style and design sense with ED On Air, her seasonal collection created especially for QVC. Customers can tune in on November 13 at 9 p.m. ET to watch Ellen be "AnimatED. UnscriptED. UnexpectED" and shop from her festive selection of decorative accents, gift ideas, holiday trim and entertaining items.
Festive Events and Inspiration All Season Long!
To keep customers inspired throughout the season, QVC's one-of-a-kind holiday programming will feature our celebrated hosts and special celebrity partners sharing their favorite gift ideas and holiday entertaining tips:
- David Venable of In the Kitchen with David® will help fellow foodies prep for the best of holiday cooking with slow cooker recipes, ideas for make-ahead meals and inspiration for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast.
- Jill Bauer of Holidays with Jill Bauer® will share simple yet elegant ideas and inspiration for decorating this season as well as thoughtful gifts for every budget.
QVC.com will feature an interactive Gift Guide™ showcasing gifting recommendations, do-it-yourself projects, ideas for entertaining and last minute holiday "hacks." Within the guide, customers can watch videos with quick and helpful how-tos, such as how to make the perfect gingerbread house or ideas for hosting a holiday brunch.
Expanded Variety of New Must-Haves and Classic Favorites!
Customers will discover a greater assortment of new items sure to be on everyone's wish lists, like Star Wars collectibles, personal care and fitness gadgets, gaming bundles and more. Products from favorite QVC brands will also be featured, like Isaac Mizrahi's ultra-luxe cashmere sweaters, Cuddlduds' fashionable loungewear, premium leather goods from Dooney & Bourke, and beauty bundles from popular brands like bareMinerals®, Josie Maran and tarte.
Customers can shop with confidence with QVC's extended return policy. Gifts purchased between now and December 23, 2015 at noon ET may be returned for a refund of the purchase price, minus the original shipping and handling and return label fee, until January 31, 2016.
New Digital Features!
New for 2015, QVC customers can find gift inspiration directly through the QVC for Apple TV® app, where they can make purchases with just a click of their remote, and the QVC for Apple Watch® app, where they can browse items, see the item currently on air and view QVC's daily deal – the Today's Special Value® – with a glance at their wrist. QVC has also introduced new mobile features, including a more easy-to-navigate design, offering a streamlined experience across platforms, and a "buy button" that allows for effortless shopping with the tap of a finger.
In addition to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, customers can now engage with QVC on Snapchat for a more interactive experience. Users can follow QVCSnaps for the latest deals and holiday promotions.
For more information about QVC's specials and inspired gift ideas, please visit QVC.com and QVC apps throughout the holiday season.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB), is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 340 million homes worldwide through operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France and a joint venture in China. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has evolved from a TV shopping company to a leading ecommerce and mobile commerce retailer. The company's website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
SOURCE QVC, Inc.