ValueVision Media, Inc., a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC, announced the appointment of Teresa Harris, a beauty merchandising veteran formerly with Home Shopping Network (HSN), as the company’s new director of beauty.
In her new role, Harris will oversee the merchandising efforts for ShopNBC’s beauty category, which includes a growing line of hair and skin care, cosmetics, fragrances, and bath and spa products. Specifically, she will spearhead the acquisition and development of new beauty brands as well as strengthen and maintain relationships with existing vendors.
Harris brings to ShopNBC 13 years of electronic retail experience with multichannel retailer HSN. As HSN’s director of merchandising for beauty, she was responsible for managing a $100 million cosmetics and skin care business while overseeing more than 360 health, fitness and wellness concepts. While at HSN, she also led product and new business development strategies, successfully acquiring brands Wei East, Clean, Dr. Susan Evans, TruLift and Brazilian Peel, as well as creating the Serious Skincare Instatox line.
“We are delighted to have Teresa join our team as director of beauty,” said Annette Repasch, chief merchandising officer of ShopNBC. “Teresa has a proven track record of success in building signature brands and a beauty pedigree that lends itself to improving and driving the category. We look forward to her contributions.”