In fact, though it would seem that Amazon and other online wholesale retailers would have eaten into the network's sales, domestic revenue went from billion to billion between 20; international channels add another billion.
Now she's charged with bringing more interactivity to one of the network’s biggest primetime shows, .
As David Venable, a 19-year veteran of the network, demonstrates various cooking supplies and kitchen goods, De Angelis sits at a computer on the kitchen set.
It is the biggest of the home shopping channels, reporting $8 billion in yearly revenue, with its closest competitor, Home Shopping Network, claiming to be a $3 billion enterprise.
That behemoth sits on an 84-acre park in the woods of southeastern Pennsylvania, minutes away from a downtown settled in the 1700s.
He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business.
John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children."The QVC host, they’re the unique personalities that have the relationship with the audience.They have that trust and relationship," Scott Crossin, the network’s vp production and an 18-year veteran of the company, told during a studio visit.QVC's executives say inviting on a product’s designer or creator -- from the small entrepreneur to the major CEO -- allows the network to sell by telling a story, something big-box or online retailers can't reproduce.There are 60 or so nonstaff vendors on-air per day, pitching to an audience that is 85 percent-90 percent female and predominantly 35-plus years old.It might seem like an anachronism in the digital age.