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Re: QVC's Rejuvenate Electric Fabric Renewer Pill and Fuzz Shaver, 21.97+ $5.50 S&H.

Bed Bath and Beyond has four of them (various brands) for anywhere from $6.50 to $19.99. I bought the Woolite brand one, using one of the ever-ubiquitous BBB coupons for $15.99+ 5.99 S&H. Some of the other brands were in store inventory.

I think the items and instances where QVC will be competitive on price will become fewer and farther between.

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14 hours ago, AuntCarol said:

Has anyone purchased that metal shelving you can put in your shelves?  I saw an add on FB for them from the Q. You can then pull the shelf out like a drawer so you can reach your pots and pans or whatever easier. I used to have built-ins at the old house and boy do I miss them. Helped my back too!😀

Hi Aunt Carol! THat's interesting about the clothing and shoes. I should put mine away too, cuz no room, so everything is in neat piles.. YES I bought the metal pull out shelf rack over 10 years ago but from Bed Bath Beyond.  QVC sells it too I think but with convenient glue stickers on the base.  It's great, I loved it for years, but for me it is now annoying as I use it for cereal boxes, so when u move it in and out, they all fall all around - but if pots were on it, it's great because you don't have to dig around inside to the back of the cabinet..  

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23 minutes ago, selhars said:

Re: QVC's Rejuvenate Electric Fabric Renewer Pill and Fuzz Shaver, 21.97+ $5.50 S&H.

those things are a good size

but I found one at TJs or Marshalls for $10 so there Q

 

and it works great 

hey listen they have an audience who according to Angel doesn't know "where to find a lingerie bag" for laundry so they are golden unless intelligence pills are handed out 

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Friyay morning with Leah?

I don't think anyone uses this phrase Friyay anymore in social media or speech

#donetodeath

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watching now 

selling healthier food is a good idea but all that pre-packed stuff can't be better for you, and bars for food , not buying it,  

guess I am not the customer for any of it.  

soy free, gluten free, sugar free,  what is in there?

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Just now, hummingbird said:

watching now 

selling healthier food is a good idea but all that pre-packed stuff can't be better for you, and bars for food , not buying it,  

guess I am not the customer for any of it.  

soy free, gluten free, sugar free,  what is in there?

Where. Are. My. F'ing. Honeybells. 

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Just now, lovemesomejoolery said:

@Drogo I bet we see THIS this weekend........when David gets back from his well deserved vacation!

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That's it, I'm coming down with a case of the vapors tenor.gif?itemid=5050703

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16 minutes ago, hummingbird said:

watching now 

selling healthier food is a good idea but all that pre-packed stuff can't be better for you, and bars for food , not buying it,  

guess I am not the customer for any of it.  

soy free, gluten free, sugar free,  what is in there?

Sawdust for fiber? 🙂 

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On 12/31/2019 at 7:07 PM, Somebody Stop Me said:

They should have offered their version of Amazon Prime but of course could NEVER keep the promise to get stuff to customers in two days.

Actually, the Q version of Amazon Prime would be brilliant.  

On 12/31/2019 at 7:16 PM, caminlaca said:

Free Shipping can make or break a sale.

Agreed.  Easy pays don’t entice me to buy.   Free shipping will. 

The Q should take a page from the Ho, offer a flat rate shipping for the day like they do for their craft days.   Spend X dollars on certain items that day and everything ships for $5. 

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I’m sick in bed and enjoying the Isaac and Jen Coffey show.  They have their own fun vibe going.

 

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52 minutes ago, Thumper said:

I’m sick in bed and enjoying the Isaac and Jen Coffey show.  They have their own fun vibe going.

 

feel better soon!

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23 hours ago, Thumper said:

I’m sick in bed and enjoying the Isaac and Jen Coffey show.  They have their own fun vibe going.

 

Sorry you’re ill. I’m not a Jen fan but Isaac seems more relaxed with her than with that other thing. 

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Can someone PLEASE tell me WHY I would want to wear a snow boot (not a fashion boot) without socks?????  (Elise, Sketchers show, Q2.)

At some point, I am going to need to take those boots off.  Assuming I am in a cold climate (hence SNOW boots), it is going to be cold wherever I take them off.  WHY  would I want bare feet???  Ack!!

This drives me crazy.  The shopping channels do this all the time.

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9 hours ago, hummingbird said:

watching now 

selling healthier food is a good idea but all that pre-packed stuff can't be better for you, and bars for food , not buying it,  

guess I am not the customer for any of it.  

soy free, gluten free, sugar free,  what is in there?

Love. And Health.

Q says so. I believe them.

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL 🤣

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29 minutes ago, 7EasyPayments said:

Love. And Health.

Q says so. I believe them.

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL 🤣

And money.

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3 hours ago, 7EasyPayments said:

Love. And Health.

Q says so. I believe them.

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL 🤣

 

2 hours ago, Thumper said:

And money.

And Easy Pay. But NOT free shipping.

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I don't understand why the Q isn't having real clearance pricing.  Way back in the retail days, day after Christmas (this is for women's clothing), prices on a lot of stuff would go to 50% off right away.  The idea was to move that stuff out ASAP.

We'd have some selected tops that were basics;; the winter colors would go on sale, then we'd start getting transition/spring colors in stock.  Starting price points weren't as high as the Q's (but this is in the 80's), and we still did deep discounts.  Every store would then consolidate their clearance until it'd be shipped out to a designated store. 

I had to go to one such store where they had found in a basement storage room clothing from several years earlier.  We all looked the stuff over, and it was in good shape.  Some maybe out of style, but it was divvied up and sent out to all stores in our district.  Clearance prices were I think $5 per piece.   We sold out of most items within 1 to 2 days.  But it had just taken up storage room, which ultimately cost money.  With the sale we got a ton of foot traffic and additional sales.  I just don't understand why the Q hangs onto old merch as there are storage costs involved (even if they own the storage facilities).

Christmas stuff was even discounted 50% at the dollar store last weekend.  Are the Q's margins that thin that they can't really do decent discounts?

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@hoosier

totally agree with you 

unless they think the ezpcustomer is there and in the pipeline forever, and if you are buying using ezp that is what you use to buy, 

but I don't get it either 

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I agree with hoosier and hummingbird regarding how clearance should work.

I think part of the issue with Q (and possibly with retail in general nowadays but definitely with Q) is that the merchandise does not really change all so much with the seasons.... or even the years. I guess since they have the warehouse space, it's not as imperative for them to actually clear it out.   How many times will they mention that there will be no more orders of the year, or no more until May or something. They sell the same stuff and very little is really new and fresh to the point where one needs to act on it.

I agree their sale prices are weak. A top that is normally $81 (and who pays that for a top?) is on sale for 65.  For me to have another look and consider it would have to be like $40 (you know. 39.98 or as the hosts say, UNDER $40 or $39 AND CHANGE.

Drives me up a wall.

Editing to add, I was up before 6 and when I turned on the tV, there was Shawnie on the live Q channel. What? Saturday early morning??

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1 hour ago, mayvenne said:

I agree their sale prices are weak. A top that is normally $81 (and who pays that for a top?) is on sale for 65. 

I wonder about that too. But clearly people do pay those prices.

What I find fascinating is -- and it must be the way the rules for business revenue write-offs. losses, and taxes work for retail -- that QVC won't mark prices down....yet they'll have merchandise left over that they're getting rid of it at pallet auctions for PENNIES on the dollar.

Wouldn't it have been better to sell an items at 70% off, than let the remainders go to pallet auctions?

I usually shop for clothing at Marshalls, TJ Maxx,, etc. even Walmart depending on the item. Dress Barn is going out of business. (Their clothes are NOT as stodgy as people might think. They had ver nice things. As a business professional who dress casual on the weekends -- Dress Barn had things for my work and weekend life...anway....) I hit a Dress Barn that was closing and got dress pants (for the office) at 70% off. Other things were 90% off!! 

Pay $60 for a Logo or Graver, Gravel -- or ANY top from QVC? I don't think so.

Like others here a discount or sale doesn't even get my attention until it's at least 40% off. And that just gets me to look at the item. MAYBE I''d buy it at that price.

I don't know what the execs in QVC's tower are thinking. Do they not understand how and why their competitors are being successful ? Do they not understand the changing dynamics of retail and shopping and buyer options in general?

They certainly do NOT seem to get that their usual buyers are aging and dying off. AND that the younger buyers they have (middle age, say 40-60) may not have the same buying habits as the Q's current older buyers.

And the VERY young "influencers they're trying to appeal to -- with all their social media crap -- already don't shop or buy in the same way the 40-60 age group does.

As I said, I don't know what the folks at the Qurate are thinking.

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The only piece of clothing I have on my wish list is a Dennis Basso Jacket that debuted after Christmas last year at $124.  It finally got marked down to a clearance price of $93 in November.  It hasn't moved, price-wise and we're now going on a year that they have had to house this thing in their warehouse.

I have numerous pairs of shoes on the wish list - a couple have been on the wish list for a good year and a half and have not had any sort of price reduction and are still at original price!  A few have had clearance pricing for over a year - sandal type shoes - but the clearance pricing is just $6 or $7 off.

I have taken shoes off the wish list that I've been able to purchase elsewhere for way less money (usually at department stores) because there was a real sale, something QVC doesn't know how to do.

It's comical.  I can wait as long as they want.  I have options.  QVC is running out of options here, though!

 

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55 minutes ago, lovemesomejoolery said:

It finally got marked down to a clearance price of $93 in November. 

Soooo😀, what's the price point you're waiting for? 

I admit I have seen a couple of Graver tops I thought were gorgeous. But I just can't spend $50 on a top. I can't. The discount shopper in me won't let me.

I did see something can't recall what..maybe a top on HSN clearance -- but they didn't have my size. Oh, well.

I can satisfy my shopping jones at Marshalls, Ross, TJM, Walmart and elsewhere  and not break the bank. I don't need QVC.

Maybe that it. Maybe that's why execs at QVC can't get their act together. They may honestly think their buyers/viewers need QVC as the place to shop, and so they think the buyers will always be there. Maybe they don't know that's not the case. They're making decision through the entirely wrong prism to start with.

And we all know if you do that, all decisions you make based on that erroneous prism, will also be the wrong decisions.

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14 hours ago, 7EasyPayments said:

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Can't watch. The juice running down the old guy's arm and under his sweater sshkeeves me BIG TIME !!! 😲

Ditto. Good thing these presentations only last a few weeks. Wonder how long the healthy food shows will last?? Maybe this week and next?? Because soon I am guessing they will be back to regular Gourmet Holiday shows in time for the “big game”.

I will no longer pay full price for a item no matter how much I like it. It goes to my wish list and I will wait for free shipping or a price reduction..LOL! Well my wish list is getting rather long and some items have been there a long time with absolutely zero change in the price.

I like AM Style but didn’t even bother to turn it on today when I saw what the TSV was. Bet there were multiple long and drawn out presentations...yawn!

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Free Shipping on everything at HSN.

If Q did it, there are several LocknLock clearance sets I would buy, the prices are good, but I'm not spending  $5.50 per set.

HSN has storage boxes called OrganizeMe which are exactly like Q's Periea boxes. I buy sets when HSN does FS.

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I am always blown away by the prices of Graver and even LOGO tops! The prices seemed to have gone up recently. $59 and up is the average. For liquid sh*t.

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I have a theory about QRate's habit of hanging onto inventory.  I am NOT an inventory or accounting specialist, but I wonder if their finance line of credit is based on a covenant with lenders, a formula including the value of inventory. 

Any product that they own vs consignment (and who really knows which is which) will be depreciated to nil.  That is the point at which it seems crazy not to slash the prices.  These pallets of clearance spoken about seem inexplicable to me.  Wouldn't they get a bigger bang against their tax liability if they donated it, valued at full cost, then to discount down to single digit percentages, and handle it for the umpteenth time?

To beat the dead horse, it's all very confuzzling.

Perhaps someone with some finance chops can elucidate.

 

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37 minutes ago, SuprSuprElevated said:

I have a theory about QRate's habit of hanging onto inventory.  I am NOT an inventory or accounting specialist, but I wonder if their finance line of credit is based on a covenant with lenders, a formula including the value of inventory. 

Any product that they own vs consignment (and who really knows which is which) will be depreciated to nil.  That is the point at which it seems crazy not to slash the prices.  These pallets of clearance spoken about seem inexplicable to me.  Wouldn't they get a bigger bang against their tax liability if they donated it, valued at full cost, then to discount down to single digit percentages, and handle it for the umpteenth time?

To beat the dead horse, it's all very confuzzling.

Perhaps someone with some finance chops can elucidate.

Below are the links to the auction websites where the "pallets" references come from.  Retail prices for the lots can range from a few thousand dollars to over 100 grand.

https://qvc.bstock.com/

https://hsn.bstock.com/

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Ok I am not super up on the tax codes but I do have a finance/accounting background.

As far  as why they are selling by pallet, I am not sure BUT donating, they would not get the benefit of the retail price. Whatever charitable deduction they could claim would be quite limited (when it's a non -cash donation one needs to assign a reasonable value and I don't think retail value really matters-- for example I think  a sweater is a sweater in the IRS view so there's that).

I do wonder if it's even psychological in their minds that if they show the item which was originally priced at 80 being clearanced to 20, the customer base would become more an dmore skeptical about pricing. Kind of like what has happened with department stores. The retail or suggested price is rarely the selling price. Like day to day offering 30% on this, $15 off 50 and so on.

I think originally back in the day of Quality, Value and Convenience, there really were many areas and people that did not have access to brick and mortar stores. If you ordered from a catalogue although it had good info, it was not the same as someone pulling on the elastic band or demonstrating on a live (Q) model. So, it really was innovative and served a purpose. LEt's not forget all the folks who called in that were alone, and happy to have someone to talk to let alone shop with. Times have changed and amazon and all the stores now will ship anything to you so the convenience aspect is no longer their strong suit.

I really don't know the answer for them but it is puzzling..

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2 minutes ago, mayvenne said:

am not sure BUT donating, they would not get the benefit of the retail price. Whatever charitable deduction they could claim would be quite limited (when it's a non -cash donation one needs to assign a reasonable value and I don't think retail value really matters-- for example I think  a sweater is a sweater in the IRS view so there's that).

Thanks!  

You know, I hadn't thought about the possible ire that a customer would have if seeing an item they purchased for $X, being marked down to $10%X.  It could be a sort of brand protection.  Good point.

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Agree with all the comments on the Q's poor performance re sales reductions. Usually if I buy anything it's at a TSV/free shipping price, or markdown/clearance price (preferably with free shipping as well). But I'm here to confess there are times when I ignore my own guidelines because I just have to have it. Like yesterday. A new cardigan on Isaac's show, debuting at $71, a price I would normally pass and wait for markdown/clearance. But we're traveling next month and I saw this cardigan and it was the perfect top for some pants I'm planning to take and the next thing I knew, I bought it. Which makes TPTB at the Q so happy, as that is just what they're hoping viewers will do. 😔 

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I just purchased a great sweater from Belk. It was 14.00, and the tag said 57.00, there is no way that sweater was ever sold for 57.00, they are now selling it for 27.00. I will never understand pricing.

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33 minutes ago, mayvenne said:

I do wonder if it's even psychological in their minds that if they show the item which was originally priced at 80 being clearanced to 20, the customer base would become more an dmore skeptical about pricing. Kind of like what has happened with department stores. The retail or suggested price is rarely the selling price. Like day to day offering 30% on this, $15 off 50 and so on.

I'd agree with that.

Remember the actual clearance they had back in August (if I remember the month correctly)?  They did it for clothes over a few weekends on Q2.  As in a serious clearance that made people here sit up in shock.  I posted a screenshot of an item being sold on 6-EZ pays of 67 cents each.  They said it was because of the warehouse move.  Most of the merchandise was years old, which often meant limited selection; they were even selling a year 2000 shirt. 

They're capable of doing it, just under very special circumstances apparently.

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1 hour ago, mayvenne said:

Ok I am not super up on the tax codes but I do have a finance/accounting background.

As far  as why they are selling by pallet, I am not sure BUT donating, they would not get the benefit of the retail price. Whatever charitable deduction they could claim would be quite limited (when it's a non -cash donation one needs to assign a reasonable value and I don't think retail value really matters-- for example I think  a sweater is a sweater in the IRS view so there's that).

You are spot on. Also, non-cash contributions over $5,000 require a qualified appraisal. How do you appraise something that no one wants to buy. 

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1 hour ago, Suzee2 said:

Agree with all the comments on the Q's poor performance re sales reductions. Usually if I buy anything it's at a TSV/free shipping price, or markdown/clearance price (preferably with free shipping as well). But I'm here to confess there are times when I ignore my own guidelines because I just have to have it. Like yesterday. A new cardigan on Isaac's show, debuting at $71, a price I would normally pass and wait for markdown/clearance. But we're traveling next month and I saw this cardigan and it was the perfect top for some pants I'm planning to take and the next thing I knew, I bought it. Which makes TPTB at the Q so happy, as that is just what they're hoping viewers will do. 😔 

I had that sweater in my basket too!  I knew it was a lot of money, but it seems very versatile in the black print and I could get a lot of use out of it.  Plus, no peplum!

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3 hours ago, JohnnyStar5 said:

Free Shipping on everything at HSN.

If Q did it, there are several LocknLock clearance sets I would buy, the prices are good, but I'm not spending  $5.50 per set.

HSN has storage boxes called OrganizeMe which are exactly like Q's Periea boxes. I buy sets when HSN does FS.

I just bought a set of the OrganizeMe boxes to try......only because HSN sent me a 20% off coupon.  And then, guess what happened?  This week, they sent me another 20% off coupon! 

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3 hours ago, SuprSuprElevated said:

I have a theory about QRate's habit of hanging onto inventory.  I am NOT an inventory or accounting specialist, but I wonder if their finance line of credit is based on a covenant with lenders, a formula including the value of inventory. 

Any product that they own vs consignment (and who really knows which is which) will be depreciated to nil.  That is the point at which it seems crazy not to slash the prices.  These pallets of clearance spoken about seem inexplicable to me.  Wouldn't they get a bigger bang against their tax liability if they donated it, valued at full cost, then to discount down to single digit percentages, and handle it for the umpteenth time?

To beat the dead horse, it's all very confuzzling.

Perhaps someone with some finance chops can elucidate.

 

You raise some good points.  I'm not a tax or accounting person, but I have worked in operations for a company that had $18M - $20M in inventory, sold business to business and was a Fortune 500 company.  I now work for a privately held organization with the exact same footprint in their warehouse.

If you are a privately held organization, it absolutely is important to have your warehouse full.  It shows lenders that you are "open for business".  Where I work now, I complain every inventory, which coincides with our fiscal year end, because we bring in massive amounts of product, only to have to count it for a week!  When I worked for the publicly held company, we dwindled our inventory down, for two reasons:  1) we wouldn't have to count it and 2) you pay a tax on the inventory you show.  I don't know if that's a state tax law or a federal tax law. 

What both companies looked at in terms of their inventory is "turns"......the time from which you received a product from a manufacturer into your warehouse, how long it sits on the shelf before it was sold and got out the door to a customer and - this is key - before you had to pay for it.  This is one of the largest and most important components in the accounting of it all, from what I understand.   If that is good - which means you have reliable manufacturers, a good purchasing team who can forecast and anticipate demand, a willing customer base to buy and a healthy sales force to sell it all, the rest takes care of itself. 

This is why I see no benefit to QVC holding on to anything as long as they do - whether it's cosmetics, clothing, shoes, doo-dads or knick-knacks.  HSN, apparently, doesn't do this.  Why is QVC?

 

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51 minutes ago, lovemesomejoolery said:

This is why I see no benefit to QVC holding on to anything as long as they do - whether it's cosmetics, clothing, shoes, doo-dads or knick-knacks.  HSN, apparently, doesn't do this.  Why is QVC?

Yet QVC is the company that bought HSN. And on paper I guess it's doing better financially which I don't get either.

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I do wonder if it's even psychological in their minds that if they show the item which was originally priced at 80 being clearanced to 20, the customer base would become more an dmore skeptical about pricing.

Could those of us here even get any more skeptical? We're already on the verge of not believing a host who says the sun comes up in the east.😀😀 But I suppose I have to remind myself that those of us here are more "into" QVC/HSN machinations than the average old, chain-smoking, sick and shut-in viewer/buyer who has hoarded up her house with QVC boxes. 

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I'm here to confess there are times when I ignore my own guidelines because I just have to have it. Like yesterday. A new cardigan on Isaac's show, debuting at $71, a price I would normally pass and wait for markdown/clearance. But we're traveling next month and I saw this cardigan and it was the perfect top for some pants I'm planning to take and the next thing I knew, I bought it.

I'm sure that's happened with most of us at one time or another. But QVC can't count on, and survive on that.

Which leads me to wonder again if we are not a self-selecting audience. Let's answer this: How many of us here really are in terms of spending QVS/HSN (Qurate's) bread and butter customer. I know I'm not.

I spend $200 a year with them.....all together....maybe.

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1 hour ago, Thumper said:

I had that sweater in my basket too!  I knew it was a lot of money, but it seems very versatile in the black print and I could get a lot of use out of it.  Plus, no peplum!

Yes, I got the black print too and you're right, no peplum is always a good thing!

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Which leads me to wonder again if we are not a self-selecting audience. Let's answer this: How many of us here really are in terms of spending QVS/HSN (Qurate's) bread and butter customer. I know I'm not.

Although I'm bombarded by emails from the Q, I don't think $-wise I'd be considered one of their bread and butter customers. Amazon Prime, on the other hand, is a different story... 😁

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2 hours ago, lovemesomejoolery said:

This is why I see no benefit to QVC holding on to anything as long as they do - whether it's cosmetics, clothing, shoes, doo-dads or knick-knacks.  HSN, apparently, doesn't do this.  Why is QVC?

Does QVC maintain inventory in an actual warehouse or do they just order from the supplier and then ship it out after they receive it? Considering the delays I've seen in orders being fulfilled it doesn't seem like they are shipping from a warehouse themselves.

PS: What I've been seeing in actual brick and mortar stores is a trend away from maintaining a lot of inventory - just stocking on demand. The local Targets and Homegoods near me had almost nothing on sale after Christmas - most were almost entirely out of Christmas stock by the 23rd.

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2 minutes ago, Haddock Branzini said:

Does QVC maintain inventory in an actual warehouse or do they just order from the supplier and then ship it out after they receive it? Considering the delays I've seen in orders being fulfilled it doesn't seem like they are shipping from a warehouse themselves.

I feel like the Philosophy products I've ordered come from Philosophy itself. The food products probably come from the supplier. I would guess things like Serta and Lazy Boy do too. 

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1 hour ago, selhars said:

Which leads me to wonder again if we are not a self-selecting audience. Let's answer this: How many of us here really are in terms of spending QVS/HSN (Qurate's) bread and butter customer. I know I'm not.

I spend $200 a year with them.....all together....maybe.

I've only purchased a few things in the years I've watched. But I don't think I am alone in that. My wife jokes about me even watching the channel, but I enjoy the background banter while I work (from home) or if I am just on my laptop sipping a coffee. Over the years I've talked to several other people who feel the same way. Its amazing how many people watch if you ask about it.

The things I've bought are because they can some times do a good demonstration. The Vitamix demonstration with David of all people convinced me to buy one. And as someone who enjoys cooking, I've been suckered into other kitchen gadgets as well. I have to change the channel if my wife comes in and they are selling D&B bags because she tends to get all sucked into those as well.

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8 minutes ago, Haddock Branzini said:

Homegoods near me had almost nothing on sale after Christmas

from what I have read on the internetz TJX companies don't want anything in their stores for more than 2 months (3) at most.  it comes in out.  which to me is why they sell at the prices they do 

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the only thing I have ordered is the supersize of the Josie body butter stuff because I like the product and the price is great, 

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1 hour ago, Suzee2 said:

Yes, I got the black print too and you're right, no peplum is always a good thing!

Although I'm bombarded by emails from the Q, I don't think $-wise I'd be considered one of their bread and butter customers. Amazon Prime, on the other hand, is a different story... 😁

I am in internet marketing and the cost to send emails is practically nothing. Actually, less than fractions of pennies. The biggest cost is in getting addresses to mail to. Once they have your email address it doesn't really matter if you buy something or not. Someone on that list of thousands and thousands will, and that will be pure profit.

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4 minutes ago, Haddock Branzini said:

but I enjoy the background banter while I work (from home) or if I am just on my laptop sipping a coffee.

me too and the Mr and I turn on the Happy dancer on sunday to see what he is noshing on 

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