Create and Craft announce launch of Thirsty Brush & Co

 

Create and Craft, the UK’s leading multi-channel craft home shopping retailer, are pleased to announce the launch of new craft company Thirsty Brush & Co. Their launch show is today, Monday 6th August 2018 at 12pm. This brand new stamping and crafting brand, based in Birmingham, is the brain child of crafting expert Claire Manning.....more

Create and Craft sees record success from their new Maker Rewards Loyalty Programme

 

Peterborough's Create and Craft, the award winning multi – channel craft retailer which are part of the Ideal Shopping Direct group, are delighted to report the success of their new Maker Rewards loyalty programme which launched in March 2018.......more

Former QVC executive gets 2.5 years in prison

for embezzlement, fraud scheme

 

A former QVC executive was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in federal prison for perpetuating a $1 million fraud scheme that enabled him to live a luxury lifestyle.

 

James D. Falkowski, 42, of Buffalo, N.Y., worked as a director for QVC, where he was tasked.....more

Liberty Media CEO Says QVC, HSN Ready to Battle Amazon in Shopping Telly Arena

 

"They can do whatever they want and if they decide to enter video shopping, they would be a formidable competitor," Greg Maffei told a stockholders meeting.....more

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Aurelius Acquires Ideal Shopping Direct

 

AURELIUS Alpha Limited, a subsidiary of Europe-wide AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, announces the acquisition of Ideal Shopping Direct, a UK-leading multi-channel home shopping provider Blackstone known. Silence has been agreed on financial details.....more

Janice Phillips Quits Ideal World

 

After 10 years, technology presenter Janice Phillips has left Ideal World.....more

A Home Shopping Network for Millennials Is Coming

From the Founder of ComplexCon

 

ComplexCon and Agenda trade show founder Aaron Levant has been appointed as CEO of a new venture dubbed NTWRK, a new content, commerce and experience company that’s centered on e-commerce sales, hosted by celebrities, musicians and pop culture figures, along with a secondary division dedicated to experiences including pop-up theme parks.......more

Create and Craft welcome  new presenter

 

Craft retailer and shopping TV channel, Create and Craft, is pleased to announce that Joe Remblance will be joining.....more

Relax And Untwine, Nbc’s New Competition Series ‘Making It’ Crafts Its Debut With Tuesday, July 31 Premiere

 

Making It,” the six-episode series from executive producers, hosts and pop-culture’s favorite comedic best friends, Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, will make its premiere on NBC Tuesday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

 

The series brings together eight of the country’s most talented Makers to tackle a variety of handmade projects with the hopes of impressing Poehler and Offerman as well as judges Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador for Barneys New York, and Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy trend expert.....more

Create and Craft see strong 2018 results so far from Anna Marie Designs

 

Create and Craft are excited to report another successful 2018 supplier partnership, with Anna Marie Designs seeing a huge 108% sales growth YTD.  Commenting on the brands success, Create and Craft buyer Rebecca Huxtable said; “We are extremely excited to see Anna Marie Designs grow and develop on the channel over the past year.....more

Blackstone’s half-price Ideal World channel sale

 

Blackstone is poised to sell off the Ideal World home shopping channel for less than half the price it paid for the business.

 

The world’s largest private equity firm has appointed advisers from Deloitte to find a buyer quickly.....more