Investor FAQs

What are HSNi's principal businesses?

HSNi owns and operates HSN, a leading interactive multichannel retailer offering a broad assortment of products through television home shopping programming on the HSN television network and ("HSN"). HSN strives to transform the shopping experience by incorporating experts, entertainment, inspiration, solutions, tips and ideas in connection with the sale of products through the HSN television network and HSNi also owns and operates the Cornerstone Brands portfolio of catalogs and related websites, including Frontgate, Ballard Designs, Garnet Hill, The Territory Ahead, TravelSmith, Improvements and Chasing Fireflies as well as a limited number of retail stores. HSNi has two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone.

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 television home shopping programming from its studios in St. Petersburg in 1981, and by 1985, was broadcasting this programming through a national network of cable and local television stations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The company continued to broaden its national distribution network through a combination of cable, satellite and broadcast systems, and as of December 31, 2012, the HSN television network reached approximately 95 million homes in the United States. The company expanded its reach through the acquisition of Cornerstone on April 1, 2005.

How many people are employed by HSNi and its subsidiaries?

HSNi has approximately 6,700 employees as of February  2013.

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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