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Both HSN and eBay are industry leaders in their own areas, but you must use both of these sites to get the most out of the holiday season. In late October, Liberty Media said third-quarter profits dropped at its QVC home-shopping unit as the credit crunch slowed consumer spending and more customers missed payments on QVC-issued credit cards. The following month—in February 1992—the home shopping industry threatened to consolidate when rival company QVC proposed a merger with HSN. The network will at first broadcast from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. PST, with the plan to expand to daily 12 hour programming. We offer UCC-128 labels free of charge through our Home Shopping Network compliant EDI services. I think that the on-air and online compliment each other quite nicely and, really, the Internet is home shopping’s only hope for remaining a relevant shopping format in the future.

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