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
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
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
Solos Holidays To Offer Exclusive Holiday Deals On Ideal World
Ideal World is delighted to partner with Solos Holidays, the original solo traveller holiday company. Established in 1982 the award winning Solos Holiday was voted best singles Holiday Company in 2017!
Tonight at 8pm on Ideal World Solos will introduced 10 new holiday offers in the UK and overseas.....more
Ideal World Welcomes UK Leading Stairlift Company, Stannah
Ideal World are thrilled to announce that they will be working with the UK’s leading stairlift company, Stannah.
The family business has over 150 years’ experience within the lift industry and 90,000 products in their service portfolio, meaning Stannah are experts.....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
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
Controversial New Lifestyle Book ‘Primal Cure’ Released
Released on 1st May 2018, Primal Cure is a straight-talking lifestyle book, focusing on why you should change the way you think, eat and exercise forever. Available at high street retailers and on Amazon for £24:00 RRP.
Primal Cure is based on the work and life experience of entrepreneur and fitness guru Steve Bennett. Founder of GEMS TV, Steve is evangelical about the three core principles of Primal Cure. By adopting a primal eating regime, fasting intermittently and using his MOMMS (Max Out – Move More – Sprint) exercise approach, results.....more
Shopping Nation has Ceased Trading
Following a pre Christmas statement with the news that Shopping Nation would leave the Sky platform and run it's operation online, however today the channel ceased trading.......more
Price Crash is Back
It has created a stir on social media over the past few weeks and Price Crash has returned to TV after a near 10-year absence......more
Janice Phillips Quits Ideal World
After 10 years, technology presenter Janice Phillips has left Ideal World.....more
Ideal World Meets Primetime TV Show
International inventors and product creators are being given the chance to sell their new wares to potential buyers in Channel 4’s highly anticipated show.....more
Shopping Channel Position Change on Sky
Sky TV is changing the channel numbers where you can find your favourite shopping channels.....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
Katy Perry Is Announced As PSA Ambassador For
25th Anniversary Of FFANY Shoes
Katy Perry, will serve as the 2018 PSA Ambassador for the 25th Anniversary of "FFANY Shoes on Sale.....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
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Create and Craft’s August Bank Holiday Blockbuster Event
Create and Craft are inviting you to the premiere of their smash-hit summer Blockbuster event launching on Wednesday 22nd August and running until Monday 27th August for an extended Bank Holiday Weekend of irresistible offers. This Blockbuster event will be showcasing Create and Craft’s leading brands, and bringing you their star products at their best.....more
Debbi Moore receives six-figure investment to expand across the pond
A six figure investment from NPIF - FW Capital Debt Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), is helping Debbi Moore Designs expand.....more
Celebrate the end of summer with scorching deals!
This Summer Bank Holiday, gather the family for all your summer fun with Ideal World! Starting next week and we’ll be offering exclusive deals and lowest prices on big brands including FREE postage!
With incredible offers across all of our categories including beauty, fitness, garden and more, we’ve got prices that will make you want to make the most out of the end of summer bank holiday!.....more
Fruugo, the rapidy growing global marketplace, appoints Mike Hancox, former CEO of Shop Direct, Otto UK and Ideal Shopping Direct, as Chairman
Fruugo.com, the fast growing global marketplace platform is delighted to announce that Mike Hancox, previously CEO of Ideal Shopping Direct and former CEO of Shop Direct and former CEO of Otto UK (part of the world’s largest home shopping group), has been appointed as Chairman of Fruugo.com Limited.....more