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Deli snacks

Swedish gingerbread, granola muesli bars from New York and vegan biscuits from Brandenburg are just some of the surprising food trends from all over the world in Hamburg-based startup Foodist's product range. Founder, Alexander Djordjevic, went on air at QVC for the first time on April 17. Read on to find out how that [...]

Deli snacks 2018-05-04T14:12:36+00:00

Tax and legal issues for startups. An interview with Dr. Nikolaus Paffenholz, Head of the Legal & Tax Department at the Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Tax and legal issues for startups. An interview with Dr. Nikolaus Paffenholz, Head of the Legal & Tax Department at the Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Have I got a marketable idea and will it sell? Does a traditional business plan make sense? And why should I avoid a letterbox company? The Düsseldorf [...]

Tax and legal issues for startups. An interview with Dr. Nikolaus Paffenholz, Head of the Legal & Tax Department at the Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce. 2018-05-04T13:55:14+00:00

Startup founders, start networking!

All the guests who registered to take part in QVC’s Startup Week event and took a seat on one of the deckchairs at the ‘Rhein Studios’ in Düsseldorf’s trendy docklands district had a unique opportunity to hear some great ideas. The evening event’s motto was: ‘Multichannel as a Recipe for Success’. Digital retailer QVC [...]

Startup founders, start networking! 2018-05-04T13:54:59+00:00

Our Startup-Initiative

The QVC NEXT team’s mission is to discover the most creative and innovative ideas in Germany. Our startup initiative was initially the brainchild of QVC Italy – and we launched it here in Germany in 2017. We send our team out into the startup scene to source entrepreneurs with great products who will benefit [...]

Our Startup-Initiative 2018-05-04T13:56:42+00:00

Duesseldorf: Watch out for these startup events

The startup scene is thriving – and not just in startup hotspots like Berlin or Hamburg. Duesseldorf has all kinds of exciting things to offer entrepreneurs and startup founders. It isn’t just one of the most beautiful cities on the banks of the Rhine; it’s also an attractive location for free spirits, innovators and [...]

Duesseldorf: Watch out for these startup events 2018-02-26T09:06:14+00:00

Interview with a startup founder: Algorithm + Heart + Brain = Top Copywriter

Businesses often start out with an idea. If you combine that idea with courage and passion, it can easily turn into more. But whether you are offering a product or a service, the first time potential clients come into contact with your business they are going to take a real close look. That’s why [...]

Interview with a startup founder: Algorithm + Heart + Brain = Top Copywriter 2018-02-26T09:04:21+00:00

Retail 2036: We may not have a crystal ball, but we have got a study!

Will our favorite stores soon be introducing robot sales staff? Or will we be doing all our shopping online with avatars and virtual stores in the future? The retail trade’s digital transformation is an inevitability and, as a result, it is in an almost constant process of change. The QVC trend study “Retail 2036: [...]

Retail 2036: We may not have a crystal ball, but we have got a study! 2018-02-26T09:01:37+00:00

An interview with Kitchennerds founder Sandra Roggow

“I think, if you want to be a successful startup founder, especially as a woman, you need the determination not to give up when the going gets tough.” Germany is at the bottom of the international female entrepreneurship scale with just 15 percent of new businesses being founded by women. Although the number of [...]

An interview with Kitchennerds founder Sandra Roggow 2018-02-26T08:57:44+00:00

QVC sales channels for startups

Startups and QVC – how does that work? Extremely well, if you look at the on-air success stories, online and app sales of products by entrepreneurs who took part in the German version of “Shark Tank”. That’s why we’re so pleased that the successful retailer is launching its new QVC NEXT startup initiative at [...]

QVC sales channels for startups 2018-02-26T08:53:35+00:00

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