|Launched||December 1, 1996|
|Owned by||QVC Deutschland Inc. & Co. KG; QVC Handel GmbH; QVC eDistribution Inc.; QVC Studio GmbH; eQVC GmbH; QVC Call Center GmbH & Co KG; QVC eService Inc. & Co KG|
|Slogan||"Ideen für mich!" (formerly: "Die neue Art einzukaufen")|
The United States channel was formed in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It is a multinational corporation, specialising in televised home shopping. It was founded in 1986 by Joseph Segel. QVC broadcasts in four major countries to 141 million consumers. The name is an initialism—standing for "Quality, Value, Convenience".
Moreover QVC spread over four locations: Düsseldorf in Hafen, with the administration, purchasing and studio; Hückelhoven with the distribution center, Kassel and Bochum with the QVC call center.
In Germany, QVC began its program with a daily eight-hour live broadcasts and since 1 October 2003 24 hours live. Only to Christmas Eve from 14:00 until 1 Christmas Day 9:00 clock instead of live broadcasts repeats aired.
In October 2005, QVC received from Federation of German mail e. V. the "consignor of the year."
Via cable and satellite, the program is received in 37.5 million households in Germany and Austria. In addition, QVC's product range since 2002, has been available via the Internet across Europe.
Since March 1, 2010 QVC Germany broadcast in the ratio 16:9. Starting with September 1, 2010 QVC uses the "Q Logo" which is used for few years in the United States and has an additional channel "QVC Plus". Since March 16, 2012 starting QVC Germany, Channel two "QVC Beauty & Style".