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Here are addresses and other information about the distribution centers of HSN, QVC, and ShopNBC.

HSN:

HSN

12003 28TH Street North

St. Petersburg, FL 33729

(Sample warehouse for the showroom)

 

HSN

One Avery Row

Roanoke,VA 24012

(208,000 square feet)

(900 employees)

(Processes ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, jewelry, and health / beauty items.)

(Source: Roanoke County Department of Economic Development. http://www.yesroanoke.org/docs/majemply.htm)

 

HSN

13423 Santa Ana Ave

Fontana, CA. 92337

(Processes approximately 20% of HSN’s purchase orders, most import products, and West Coast destined hardgoods.)

(817,750 square feet)

(300 employees)

Picture of facility can be found here: http://www.oltmans.com/jobsdistribution.htm

 

HSN

857 Mountain View Drive

Piney Flats,TN

(350 employees)

(Processes hardlines, softlines, health and beauty items for East Coast customer base.)

(1 million square feet; 100 acre site)

(Former Fingerhut facility)

 

 

--(In 2004, the Salem, Virginia HSN fulfillment center was closed and moved the fulfillment function to Piney Flats, TN. )

--There are approximately 1,500 employees who work in a fulfillment role at HSN. (Source: HSN Web site.)

 

Sources:

--HSN Vendor Requirements Manual. April 25, 2006.https://view.hsn.net/documents/Manuals/VendorReqManual.doc;

--HOME SHOPPING NETWORK INC.10-K405.  Filing Date:4/2/2001;

--Piney Flats has historic heritage.(http://www.gotricities.com/content/lharticle.dna?idNumber=050606154008).

--2005 Anual Report for IAC/Interactive.

--Sullivan Partnership Networks. http://www.networkstn.com/industrialdir.php

 

QVC:

QVC Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount, NC 27801

Phone:  (252) 467-6600

Year opened: 2000 (Source: http://www.qvc.com/mainprs0009nc.html)

Employees: 1800 (Source: http://www.wral.com/news/5445955/detail.html)

Square feet: 1.1 million (Source: http://www.qvc.com/mainprs0009nc.html)

Acres: 293 (Source: http://www.qvc.com/mainprs0009nc.html)

Shipping capacity: 240,000 packages per day (Source: http://www.qvc.com/mainprs0009nc.html)

(QVC's largest distribution center)

 

QVC Network Inc

1 QVC Dr

Suffolk, VA 23434-2152

Phone:  (757) 538-9700

Employees: 1,100 (Source: http://www.yessuffolk.com/laborforce.html)

(1 million square feet--Source: QVC job ad noted this.)

 

QVC Inc Warehouse

1000 Stony Battery Rd

Lancaster, PA 17601-1146

Phone:  (717) 285-7501

Employees: 1,190 (Source: http://www.doleta.gov/usworkforce/communityaudits/docs/Files%20for%20CA%20Website/PA-Lancaster/PA-Lancaster-Other-Cluster%20Profile.ppt#450,80,Wholesale Trade)

(38.77 acres)

(570,400 square feet)

(138 tractor trailer loading spaces)

(Image of facility can be found here: http://www.dmai.com/PDFs/QVC.pdf#search=%22qvc%20lancaster%22)

Source: David Miller Associates.http://www.dmai.com/PDFs/QVC.pdf#search=%22qvc%20lancaster%22

 

A future distribution center is being built in Florence County, South Carolina.  The anticipated date of opening is mid-2007. (Source: QVC Selects Florence as Location for New Distribution Center. Florence County Economic Development Partnership. Dec. 21, 2005).

 

ShopNBC:

Eden Prairie, MN

(handles jewelry and watches)

(25,000 square feet)

 

Bowling Green, KY

(handles hardlines and softlines)

(262,000 square feet)

Throughput: 4,000 to 6,000 orders a day

Pictures of the interior of the facility can be found here: http://www.hytrol.com/casestudy.cfm?id=42

(packages for Polo.com, NBC.com, and FanBuzz are also processed at this facility)

 

Sources:

--Deck the Hauls: Getting the Holiday Rush. Inboundlogistics.com. November, 2003.

--Valuevision Media. 10K Filing.

--Hytrol. Case Studies. ValueVision International, Inc. 2006 http://www.hytrol.com/casestudy.cfm?id=42

--VALUEVISION MEDIA INC 10-K  :4/15/2005 (http://sec.edgar-online.com/2005/04/15/0000950134-05-007546/Section2.asp)

 

 

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