The New Black Friday Returns to QVC
WEST CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — This Thanksgiving, shoppers will have an extra reason to be thankful – the return of QVC’s New Black Friday. This 28-hour event will allow customers to enjoy amazing deals without enduring the craziness associated with traditional Black Friday shopping. The savings kick off not long after the turkey is packed away, enticing customers to get a head start on holiday shopping on Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving evening), at 8 PM (ET) and continuing until Friday, November 26 at 11:59 PM (ET).
“Last year we observed our largest Black Friday ever, confirming that our customers welcomed the chance to escape the mayhem of long lines, traffic headaches and chaotic crowds,” said Claire Watts, QVC’s president of U.S. Commerce. “This year, we’re again providing special gift ideas at exceptional values, while allowing our customers to shop with ease.”
In order to create a shopping experience as joyful as the act of giving itself, QVC is offering the season’s best deals on great gifts with none of the craziness. The broadcast will kick off on Thursday, November 25 at 8 PM (ET) with the unveiling of the Black Friday Today’s Special ValueÃ‚® (an item offered at an exceptionally low price – good for that given day, until 11:59 PM (ET), unless it sells out sooner) and other must-have gifts. Programming will continue with Black Friday prices on select, new gifts and While Supplies Last prices on limited-quantity, in-demand items.
The savings continue at QVC.com, with additional, specially priced products and featured online countdown offers in every hour. Shoppers will also have the opportunity to preview the weekend’s Today’s Special Value offers.
The New Black Friday is the highlight of QVC’s The Joy of Giving Week, which features eight days of great gifts and Event Prices on select gifts each day. The carefully curated offerings will appeal to trendsetters, beauty buffs, foodies and technology fans alike. With coveted items in every gift-giving category, QVC provides the ultimate one-stop holiday shopping destination.
In an effort to alleviate the ultimate gift-giving hassle, QVC has once again extended its return policy. Gifts purchased between now and December 23, 2010, may be returned up until January 31, 2011. For more information about QVC’s Black Friday programming, please visit QVC.com.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq: LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. 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 195 million homes worldwide. The company’s website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Italy, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 24-year history. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
SOURCE QVC, Inc.