QVC Taps Wal-Mart Exec Watts
December 17, 2007,
Interactive retailer QVC has hired Wal-Mart evp merchandising Claire Watts, naming her president of U.S. commerce, effective May 1, 2008; she will join QVC on Jan. 8.
With Wal-Mart 10 years, she previously worked in merchandising and product roles at Paul Harris, The Limited, and Land's End. Watts started her retail career in the May Co. executive training program.
In recent months, QVC has launched its first-ever national ad campaign, redesigned QVC.com, and updated its on-air studio sets.