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QVC UK is looking to find an undiscovered beauty brand with its new competition Find a Beauty Brand, run in association with Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW).


QVC Beauty Buyers and the CEW team will mentor the winning brand, in which the products will then be sold on QVC’s live channel and QVC Beauty.


The prize also includes one year’s membership to CEW and promotion across the CEW network with the opportunity to hold a mentoring event to help nurture other new beauty brands in the market.


Jo Lee, QVC director of beauty & jewellery buying, said: “It can be such a huge challenge for brands to get established in the market, which is why we are really excited about this competition. With the guidance and expertise of our established beauty buyers and CEW, this is the perfect opportunity for a new brand to launch in the UK and reach our huge audience of savvy beauty customers.


The closing date for entries is October 6, with shortlisted entries notified by October 24.


The winner will be announced on November 14. For more details go to


Lisa Robertson is quitting QVC after 20 years.


Lisa is one of the most popular hosts on the channel, so popular that earlier this year The Daily Mail wrote that she has had to contend with four stalkers.


On Friday, Robertson, 48, who has dominated the fashion shows on QVC, announced that she is quitting the shopping channel on Dec. 12.

GEMPORIA NOMINATED IN INDUSTRY AWARD, the online home of GemsTV and RocksTV have been nominated in this years highly regarded BJA Awards as E-Tailer of the year.


Winers will be determined by a panel of industry experts, alongside customer votes.


So, if you're a happy customer and woukld like to vote for Gemporia just Click Here, voting closes 14th November.



Shh, did you hear that?! Something creepy is in the air.. Ssssppppoooookkkkkyydddddddddddddoooo…. Aaahhh – its Monster Deals at Ideal World!  So “bloody” good they will make your hair stand on end!

This is the time of the year when Ideal World can allow all of their monsterous deals to come out of their dark hiding places.


Tune in this weekend and there will be some spooky shows with screaming deals on. Make sure you don’t take the wrong turn at this time of the year, TomTom  Go60 will be the guide for you in this dark time. Get the best look this season with Genevieve this Friday 31st October in Ideal Worlds Friday Fashion shows at 3pm. There will be monsters knocking on your door, be prepared with the Tower Ceramic Pans show on Friday evening at 8pm. Be fit and in the right shape to fight the tricks that might be played on you this weekend, don’t miss the Vibrapower Belt show on Saturday 1st November at 12pm. You will get to know how to take photos, play games and make notes, at Ideal Worlds Apple iPad show on Saturday at 4pm. On Saturday evening at 6pm you will get to know how to share your weekends images with your relatives and friends using your Smartphone. It will be a real shame if you would miss out the Sunday Kitchen show on Sunday 2nd November at 5pm and send them in your images of pumpkin recipes (this season’s most popular vegetable). Why don’t you finish this spooky weekend with a cosy and quiet evening  by the TV watching some of your summer videos on Ideal World on Sunday 2nd November at 10pm where they will be launching Optoma projectors.


Look out for the additional savings throughout the weekend at Ideal World! Visit their website:

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Tune in from Thursday 30th October 9pm at the home of shopping TV, Ideal World, on Sky 654, Freeview 22, Virgin 747 and Freesat 812 and at




They will form two units, QVC Group and Liberty Ventures Group, which will encompass six e-commerce companies including and Provide Commerce.


Liberty Interactive announced on Friday after the stock market closed that it is transferring its e-commerce companies and its web and television entity QVC into two separate stocks.



One of TV shopping’s most eccentric and entertaining presenters is joining Ideal World TV.  Peter Simon, a former Bid Up TV host, will join Ideal World TV on Wednesday 3rd September.


Simon started his career in show business in children’s television and is perhaps most famous for presenting the Double Dare and Run the Risk segments of the popular BBC1 Saturday morning children's magazine show Going Live.  Moving into light entertainment and stand-up comedy in his later career, Peter has worked alongside some of the UK’s most well-known stars!


Andrew Gabriel, Managing Director of Ideal World TV, commented: “We are delighted that Peter is joining Ideal World. He has a unique style of presenting that will engage new and existing customers and bring an exciting new flair to the channel.”


Peter will be joining Ideal World TV as a Guest Presenter on Wednesday 3rd September at 8pm for a special Bissell Blockbuster show of fantastic cleaning products to shape up your home and at 10pm with a selection of Swiss Eagle Timepieces, perfect gifts if you’re thinking about Christmas time.

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