Investor FAQs

What are HSNi's principal businesses?

HSNi is an interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores. HSN, a leading interactive multichannel retailer which offers a curated assortment of exclusive products combined with top brand names, reaches 95 million homes (24 hours a day, seven days a week, live 364 days a year). offers a differentiated digital experience by leveraging content, community and commerce. Cornerstone comprises leading home and family lifestyle brands including Ballard Designs®, Chasing Fireflies®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill®, Grandin Road®, Improvements® and TravelSmith®. Cornerstone operates separate e-commerce sites for all the brands, distributes more than 325 million catalogs annually, and has 11 retail and outlet stores.

Where are HSNi headquarters located?

Our principal offices are located at 1 HSN Drive, St. Petersburg, Florida 33729 and our main telephone number is 727-872-1000.

When and where was HSNi founded?

HSNi's predecessor company began broadcasting from its studios in St. Petersburg in 1981, and by 1985, was broadcasted nationally through a network of cable and local television stations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The company has continued to broaden its national distribution network through a combination of cable, satellite and broadcast systems, and as of December 31, 2013, the HSN television network reached approximately 95 million homes in the United States.  The company has also expanded its presence through its digital platforms, including online, via mobile devices and social mediums and has evolved into a leading interactive multichannel retailer.  In 2005, the company further expanded its reach through the acquisition of Cornerstone Brands, a portfolio of aspirational home and family lifestyle brands, including Ballard Designs®, Chasing Fireflies®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill®, Grandin Road®, Improvements® and TravelSmith®.

How many people are employed by HSNi and its subsidiaries?

HSNi has approximately 6,900 employees as of January  2015.

When did HSNi become public?

In August 2008, HSNi was spun-off from its former parent company IAC/InterActiveCorp, and became a separately traded public company.

At what price did HSNi go public?

The first official trading day occurred on August 21, 2008 at an opening price of $11.00.

Where is HSNi common stock traded and what is its ticker symbol?

HSNi common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HSNI.

What accounting firm audits your financial statements?

Ernst & Young LLP is HSNi's independent accountant.

Who is HSNi's transfer agent and how can I contact them?

Computershare Shareowner Services LLC
P.O. Box 358015
Pittsburg, PA 15252-8015

I am a shareholder and have a change of address. How can I get this updated?

All personal shareholder information for shareholders holding shares in their own name (as opposed to through a broker or other representative) is handled by our transfer agent, Computershare Shareowner Services (877-296-3711). If your shares are held in a brokerage account, you should contact your broker about a change of address.

Where can I find more information about HSNi?

Please click here for HSNi's SEC filings.

How can I obtain recent research reports on HSNi?

Research reports should be obtained through your stockbroker or through a financial institution that provides brokerage services.

Does HSNi have a Direct Stock Purchase Plan?

HSNi does not offer a direct purchase plan for investors at this time. Shares of HSNi stock can be purchased through a broker.

How can I obtain information about my HSNi common stock account or transfer ownership of my HSNi common stock?

If your shares of HSNi common stock are held through your broker, you should contact him or her directly. If your shares are held in your own name (i.e., not through a broker), all account information, as well as assistance with transactions such as stock transfers, is available through our transfer agent, Computershare Shareowner Services (877-296-3711).

How can I receive an Investor Packet?

You can either fill out the Information Request form and one will be sent to you, or you can download the items directly from the Information Request page.

What if I have additional questions?

You may contact Investor Relations via email at or via phone by calling 212-223-6559.

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