TV Shopping Giants HSN And QVC Merge02:55

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QVC and Home Shopping Network have announced they will merge. The $2 billion deal makes the new entity the third largest e-commerce company in North America, behind Amazon and Walmart.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd is joined by Lindsey Rupp (@lcrupp), retail reporter for Bloomberg, to look at the impact of the announcement on a retail sector that is increasingly under pressure from online competition.

This segment aired on July 7, 2017.


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