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Industry News UK: Teleshopping channel Shopping Nation ceases trading

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Launched in summer 2017, Shopping Nation was a brand new micro TV home shopping channel which  offered products from home, beauty, tech, garden and craft, shown on Sky 681 or online via the live stream on our website.

On December 24th they announced that 80% of their sales were online and that they will no longer air on Sky and will now stream on the web, Facebook and Youtube.

On January 3rd 2018, they announced that they had ceased trading and that the channel is for sale.

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Head of Broadcasting and Senior Presenter was Debbie Greenwood who is a well known presenter seen on a variety of UK-based satellite and cable shopping channels, including TV Travel Shop, Bid TV, QVC and The Craft Channel.

It has been reported that Shopping Nation was available on Sky until the week before Christmas and continued with an online-only service between Christmas and New Year. Only recently, it had announced it would start accepting payments via Amazon Pay. The channel confirmed on Twitter that it had ceased trading, with customer orders either being fulfilled or refunded. The channel's assets are for sale.