QVC.com Sees Value of Alliance4 Feb, 2002 By: Hive News
QVC and Alliance Entertainment Corp. have struck a deal that will see Alliance the primary provider of CDs, cassettes, VHS and DVDs for QVC.com.
QVC uses CommerceHub's ProductMaster, which will now include Alliance's product database, to support QVC.com's music and video retail categories. In addition, CommerceHub, a provider of hosted supplier integration and order management services for multi channel retailers, will provide QVC with supplier management tools and manage order communication with Alliance.
"We are extremely pleased to work with QVC.com, a brand whose name is widely recognized in most American homes today," said Eric Weisman, president and CEO of Alliance Entertainment. "We look forward to helping with the enhancement of the QVC.com shopping experience."
Alliance Entertainment Corp. (aent.com) provides business-to-business infrastructure services to facilitate commerce in the home entertainment product marketplace. Through its Information Services Group, the company offers product inventory including CDs, cassettes, DVDs, videos, video games and related merchandise; e-commerce fulfillment capabilities; and technology and support services.
"QVC.com is dedicated to providing the best online shopping experience for its customers,'' said Steve Hamlin, VP of operations, QVC.com. "Online consumers enjoy a fun, safe and easy shopping environment at QVC.com, and now, with Alliance's assistance, we will also be able to offer them a greater selection of product."
QVC, Inc. is a $3.8 billion company and reaches more than 80 million homes in the United States. Other divisions/subsidiaries include QVC.com, Q Direct, QVC Publishing, Q Records and Video, QVC @, QVC Local, QVC ProductWorks and Pioneer Studios.