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Re: FRI YAY is a bust

I used to like watching AM Style Saturday mornings...this morning the first hour was more beauty products than fashion, so I switched to watch at Marc Bouwer fashion show on Evine...then came back to AM Style and the second hour started off with the beauty ******..
And on AM Style was the same old, same old stuff..bras, shoes by Senco the same as Vionic and high priced.  
There was a long blog on the fashion  menu about the high prices on clothing and it was blamed on the tariff's from China....Wednesday I went into TJ Maxx...they had the nicest most fashionable clothing, I bought a beautiful mid length cardi that would be no less than 60$ on the Q, for 14.99 and yes it was made in China.  So why can Marshall's and TJ Maxx sell their fashions for so much less than the Q?   The China tariff isn't it...the Q is paying big bucks to their hosts and the TV programming I would guess????
I certainly am not buying stuff the way I once did on the Q.

 

 

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I  miss the days when hosts talked about the PRODUCT, without all the so-called entertainment.

 

I watch a lot of JTV now, yes the hosts hype the products & can be a little over enthusiastic but they go into great detail describing the product.    If you buy a gemstone piece, say a ring, for example, they tell you all about the stone, whether it's treated, where mined, the gram weight of the setting, and on & on.

 

Believe it or not,  there was a time when QVC described their products from A-Z

I guess TPTB think a circus atmosphere is better.

And if the sales are up, so be it.   Click

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Re: FRI YAY is a bust

Is that what I watched for a milli second last night??!! Just in time to here Isaac say something about finding cute wait staff for his party  and then I turned it------what a hot mess---bet it gets canned soon-----

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@maxxb1 wrote:

Was hoping that this would be fun new programing. WRONG. Saying FRI YAY 500 times and acting like you are having something to drink while selling the same ole products. AWFUL. Loved the two hrs Kim Gravel was on with new stuff.  Can't you at least do 5 or more easy pays or free shipping. No I don't want a Q Card. Boaring. Please stop yelling Jane. 


 

For you people who enjoy watching ITKWD.....Now is it too much D.V?  And the Happy Dance?

So what do you think?

BTW, why so much host bashing and hating on Jane, and other hosts?    And it is usually the same people that repeatedly hate on the other hosts as well.   I don’t get it.

I can see disliking the programming or products, but it’s unkind to bash and hate on the hosts (and product presenters).

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@kelsey17 wrote:

@SeaMaiden wrote:

Lately everytime I turn on QVC it is either hours of Jane and her shoes....or hours of David eating.


Or NEVERENDING hours of beauty products / beauty gadgets .........................with Beauty IQ  at least we had 

a slight break of constant beauty shows...but these days with BeautyIQ out of commisson it is back to being bombarded!!


@kelsey17 

 

I think they reached a saturation of the same ole beauty products and the sales numbers didn't justify a separate channel for beauty.....how much of the same thing can a customer use

 

And your right, we will now be bombarded with beauty products being presented in other shows....particulary those that are supposed to be devoted to fashion...Also I check the Program Guide and every Saturday/Sunday its numerous It Cosmetics/Argan Oil shows....QVC apparently needs to check out the definition of the word OVERKILL...or just look at their financial reports to see how that's translating...Silly phrases, new show titles and new hosts dont entice me to watch because its the same ole products all you have to do is check out "items recéntly on air"!

 

As @PamfromCT  said so well---not watching, not buying but saving money...$$$$  

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@software wrote:

I  miss the days when hosts talked about the PRODUCT, without all the so-called entertainment.

 

I watch a lot of JTV now, yes the hosts hype the products & can be a little over enthusiastic but they go into great detail describing the product.    If you buy a gemstone piece, say a ring, for example, they tell you all about the stone, whether it's treated, where mined, the gram weight of the setting, and on & on.

 

Believe it or not,  there was a time when QVC described their products from A-Z

I guess TPTB think a circus atmosphere is better.

And if the sales are up, so be it.   Click


@software 

 

But the sales/revenues are not up....there were declines in quarters and now flatline at 3%(without their new calculating method it would have been a 1% decline)...previously you'd see a 9%, 6%, 5% increase per quarter....so things aren't going so hot....that's the reason for all the shuffling of hosts, new show title, music, re-designed sets etc....but QVC forgot to freshen up the products....Woman Frustrated

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@decbabe wrote:

I used to like watching AM Style Saturday mornings...this morning the first hour was more beauty products than fashion, so I switched to watch at Marc Bouwer fashion show on Evine...then came back to AM Style and the second hour started off with the beauty ******..
And on AM Style was the same old, same old stuff..bras, shoes by Senco the same as Vionic and high priced.  
There was a long blog on the fashion  menu about the high prices on clothing and it was blamed on the tariff's from China....Wednesday I went into TJ Maxx...they had the nicest most fashionable clothing, I bought a beautiful mid length cardi that would be no less than 60$ on the Q, for 14.99 and yes it was made in China.  So why can Marshall's and TJ Maxx sell their fashions for so much less than the Q?   The China tariff isn't it...the Q is paying big bucks to their hosts and the TV programming I would guess????
I certainly am not buying stuff the way I once did on the Q.

 

 


@decbabe 

 

 

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So true about AM STYLE.....same ole stuff...and when they do get something new in actual fashion they rush through it so fast if you blink you'll miss it, but they do bore us with lengthy presentations on beauty items....and these items aren't even the TSV!

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Re: FRI YAY is a bust


@SPURT wrote:

@software wrote:

I  miss the days when hosts talked about the PRODUCT, without all the so-called entertainment.

 

I watch a lot of JTV now, yes the hosts hype the products & can be a little over enthusiastic but they go into great detail describing the product.    If you buy a gemstone piece, say a ring, for example, they tell you all about the stone, whether it's treated, where mined, the gram weight of the setting, and on & on.

 

Believe it or not,  there was a time when QVC described their products from A-Z

I guess TPTB think a circus atmosphere is better.

And if the sales are up, so be it.   Click


@software 

 

But the sales/revenues are not up....there were declines in quarters and now flatline at 3%(without their new calculating method it would have been a 1% decline)...previously you'd see a 9%, 6%, 5% increase per quarter....so things aren't going so hot....that's the reason for all the shuffling of hosts, new show title, music, re-designed sets etc....but QVC forgot to freshen up the products....Woman Frustrated


I've said this before, QVC doesn't know what it wants to be when it grows up.

Am I alone in only wanting the facts?   I do have favorite hosts, or I should say I DID, but what I really like are accurate descriptions & demonstrations.    

 

And if their website is in competition with Amazon, Q gets an F.

 

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@Hung wrote:

 


@maxxb1 wrote:

Was hoping that this would be fun new programing. WRONG. Saying FRI YAY 500 times and acting like you are having something to drink while selling the same ole products. AWFUL. Loved the two hrs Kim Gravel was on with new stuff.  Can't you at least do 5 or more easy pays or free shipping. No I don't want a Q Card. Boaring. Please stop yelling Jane. 


 

For you people who enjoy watching ITKWD.....Too much D.V?  And the Happy Dance?

So what do you think?

BTW, why so much host bashing and hating on Jane?   I don’t get it.

 


I rarely watch QVC but last night I turned on "In the Kitchen with David Fri-YAY!" and he was doing the "happy dance" over a banana machine. He said it was his third of the show. I was out after that. I like Jane.
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Re: FRI YAY is a bust


@software wrote:

@SPURT wrote:

@software wrote:

I  miss the days when hosts talked about the PRODUCT, without all the so-called entertainment.

 

I watch a lot of JTV now, yes the hosts hype the products & can be a little over enthusiastic but they go into great detail describing the product.    If you buy a gemstone piece, say a ring, for example, they tell you all about the stone, whether it's treated, where mined, the gram weight of the setting, and on & on.

 

Believe it or not,  there was a time when QVC described their products from A-Z

I guess TPTB think a circus atmosphere is better.

And if the sales are up, so be it.   Click


@software 

 

But the sales/revenues are not up....there were declines in quarters and now flatline at 3%(without their new calculating method it would have been a 1% decline)...previously you'd see a 9%, 6%, 5% increase per quarter....so things aren't going so hot....that's the reason for all the shuffling of hosts, new show title, music, re-designed sets etc....but QVC forgot to freshen up the products....Woman Frustrated


I've said this before, QVC doesn't know what it wants to be when it grows up.

Am I alone in only wanting the facts?   I do have favorite hosts, or I should say I DID, but what I really like are accurate descriptions & demonstrations.    

 

And if their website is in competition with Amazon, Q gets an F.

 


@software 

 

Its not only the websites competing ---everything about these two companies --Amazon vs Qurate(QVC/HSN)  are in competion with one another....

 

 

 

From the headlines

 

Jul 14, 2017 - The deal, announced July 6, has Liberty Interactive-owned QVC using ... HSN and QVC needed to come together to compete with Amazon.".

 

 

"Consolidating efforts will make QVC a stronger player enabling it to more effectively compete against Amazon and Walmart, but it will need to evolve to meet the needs of a changing market," said Mark Ryski, CEO of HeadCount Corporation. "Younger consumers are cutting ties to TV and so the base of TV shoppers is declining. Ultimately, QVC will need to find ways to attract new customers and this will require significant changes to the way they have historically done business." "The challenge for both firms is that neither is very successful at acquiring new shoppers," said Jason Goldberg, SVP of commerce and content practice at SapientRazorfish. "So this acquisition helps in the short term by aggregating audiences but doesn’t do much for the longer term. Millennials and Gen Z are pulling content they are interested in rather than letting TV networks push content to them."

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