HSN to Host First-Ever ‘American Dreams Inventor Search’ With Randi Zuckerberg at Palo Alto Xfinity Store

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer, HSN (Nasdaq:HSNI), announced today that it will host an exclusive experience at the Palo Alto Xfinity Store with angel investor, bestselling author & host of Dot Complicated on SiriusXM, Randi Zuckerberg, to discover entrepreneurs as part of HSN’s American Dreams – an initiative designed to introduce innovative products to the marketplace.

“We are excited to extend the reach of the HSN American Dreams initiative, while creating brand awareness for HSN by leveraging our longstanding partnership with Xfinity,” said Peter Ruben, executive vice president, Affiliate Relations, HSN. “Xfinity has been instrumental in driving consumer engagement and we are thrilled to collaborate with them and Randi Zuckerberg for this exciting event.”

Passionate entrepreneurs from across the nation are invited to visit the Palo Alto Xfinity Store on September 10 to pitch their products to a panel of judges including: Dara Trujillo, vice president, New Business Development, HSN; and Randi Zuckerberg. Each entrepreneur will have three minutes to present their products for the opportunity to be invited to launch on HSN. The event will be open to the first 140 people who register online.

“HSN has a deep history of fostering entrepreneurial success and I am thrilled to bring that search to Palo Alto, the center of tech innovation and a place I was lucky enough to call home for many years,” said American Dreams investor Randi Zuckerberg. “I can’t wait to see the innovative products and meet the aspiring entrepreneurs who are following their passion.”

The event will occur on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Palo Alto Xfinity retail store located at 2825 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA. Interested dreamers can visit HSN.com, keyword: American Dreams, now through August 31 to register.

For more information about HSN and American Dreams please visit http://www.hsn.com/ and follow our social channels Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HSN Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hsn/ and Twitter: https://twitter.com/hsn

About HSN:
HSN is a leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Home/Lifestyle, fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. HSN broadcasts live to approximately 94 million households in the US 24/7 and its website - hsn.com features more than 50,000 product videos. Mobile applications include HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. HSN, founded 39 years ago as the first shopping network, is an operating segment of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSNI). For more information, please visit www.HSN.com, or follow @HSN on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact: HSN Meliz Andiroglu 727.872.4580 Meliz.Andiroglu@hsn.net Randi Zuckerberg JONESWORKS 212.839.0111 zm@jonesworks.com

Source:HSN, Inc.