QVC is a multinational corporation that specializes in televised home shopping. The company was founded in 1986 by Joseph Segel and is headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania. QVC broadcasts live 24 hours a day, 364 days a year, and reaches approximately 380 million households worldwide. The company offers a wide range of products, including fashion, beauty, electronics, home goods, and jewelry. QVC is known for its interactive shopping experience, which allows viewers to call in and purchase products while watching the live broadcast. In 2018, QVC merged with the Home Shopping Network to form Qurate Retail Group, which is now one of the largest home shopping companies in the world.