Official Press Release - Burn Pit BBQ On QVC & HSN
BURN PIT BBQ CHOSEN TO SHARE ITS BRAND STORY WITH MILLIONS ON QVC, HSN DURING NATIONAL MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH
Burn Pit BBQ Joins Qurate Retail Group’s Small Business Spotlight, Focused on Supporting 100 Diverse Small Businesses Throughout the U.S. in 2022
Milwaukee, WI - May 1, 2022 - Burn Pit BBQ has been selected for Qurate Retail Group’s Small Business Spotlight, an initiative to strengthen diverse small businesses through increased exposure and various other pro bono in-kind services. The program, which launched in 2020 and is now in its third year, builds on Qurate Retail Group’s longstanding foundation of supporting small businesses and reflects the company’s commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups.
Qurate Retail Group, a vCommerce leader that includes QVC, HSN, Zulily and several other brands, is using its production resources, television broadcasts and digital platforms to help Burn Pit BBQ share its story with millions of consumers nationwide. Burn Pit BBQ’s story began appearing on QVC’s and HSN’s websites and social pages in May 2022, and the company will be highlighted on air on May 25, 2022 at 1:00pm and 7:00pm ET on QVC and at 2:55pm and 8:55pm ET on HSN.
In addition, Burn Pit BBQ will debut its products through online retailer Zulily for the first time. In celebration of each featured heritage and recognition month, Zulily will be curating a shoppable event that includes products from qualifying Small Business Spotlight businesses. You can shop this month’s featured event, in honor of National Military Appreciation Month here through May 31st.
Burn Pit BBQ can also tap Qurate Retail Group team members for advice on a business issue through a virtual mentoring initiative.
“We are very excited to be chosen for this opportunity,” said Greg Fischer, founder of Burn Pit BBQ. “This spotlight will help share our Burn Pit BBQ brand and our original sauces, rubs, and seasonings with at-home grill masters across the country.”
Originally founded to make grilling less intimidating, this hobby turned passion turned business started out as a blog to connect grill enthusiasts across the country and provide a community among them. Launched in 2020, Marine Corps veteran Greg Fischer realized that all the tips, tricks, and recipes out there focused on sauces and rubs that used a ton of artificial ingredients. Wanting something more wholesome without a lack of flavor, Greg set out to make the kind of products that barbecue enthusiasts everywhere would feel good about reaching for and be even more excited to chow down on. Burn Pit BBQ sauces, rubs, and seasonings are made without any cholesterol, MSG or corn syrup. The chefs and grill masters behind the recipes painstakingly selected every ingredient not only for better quality but also for the way it helps achieve the ultimate juicy grilled-to-perfection creations.
“Our 2022 Small Business Spotlight shares the extraordinary stories of diverse entrepreneurs as they inspire and support their customers and communities,” said Suzanne Quigley, Director of Global Corporate Responsibility at Qurate Retail Group. “We’re proud to be part of their success by introducing these small businesses to our national audiences across our retail platforms.”
The current chapter of the Small Business Spotlight runs through May and highlights Veteran-owned businesses in celebration of National Military Appreciation Month. Throughout 2022, QVC US, HSN, and Zulily will also be promoting selected small businesses during Black History Month (took place in February), Women’s History Month (took place in March), Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (also in May), Pride Month (in June), National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), and National Disability Employment Awareness Month (in October).
For additional information on Burn Pit BBQ, contact Greg Fischer at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit burnpitbbq.com.. To learn more about Qurate Retail Group’s Small Business Spotlight, search ‘Spotlight’ on QVC.com and HSN.com. To shop this month’s featured event on Zulily, click here.
Applications for the program are open on a rolling basis throughout 2022. More details on eligibility and criteria, as well as the application link through RangeMe (a leading product discovery and sourcing platform for retailers and suppliers), are available at https://www.rangeme.com/quratesmallbusinessspotlight.
About Burn Pit BBQ
A veteran-owned company based in Wisconsin, Burn Pit BBQ is committed to using only high-quality ingredients to provide flavorful products all while giving back to the veteran community one barbecued-goodness bite at a time. Turn your backyard into THE spot for amazing barbecue using Burn Pit BBQ sauces, rubs and seasonings! Follow them on Instagram and TikTok.
About Qurate Retail GroupSM
Qurate Retail Group comprises seven leading retail brands – QVC®, HSN®, Zulily®, Ballard Designs®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill® and Grandin Road® – all dedicated to providing a more human way to shop. Qurate Retail Group is the largest player in video commerce (vCommerce), which includes video-driven shopping across linear TV, ecommerce sites, digital streaming and social platforms. The retailer reaches more than 200 million homes worldwide via 14 television networks and reaches millions more via multiple streaming services, social pages, mobile apps, websites, print catalogs and in-store destinations. Qurate Retail Group combines shopping and entertainment to curate products, experiences, conversations and communities for millions of highly discerning shoppers. Headquartered in West Chester, Pa., Qurate Retail Group has 26,400 team members in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Japan, Italy, Poland and China. For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com, follow @QurateRetailGrp on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or follow Qurate Retail Group on YouTube or LinkedIn.
Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB, QRTEP) includes the Qurate Retail Group portfolio of brands as well as other minority interests and green energy investments.
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