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Home-shopping channel QVC claims it enjoyed a record fourth quarter in 1994 with sales up 80 per cent on July to September and 400 per cent up year on year. It credits changes to the service, which have made it more like the US original.

The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising is in discussion with Capital Radio and the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers to draft a code of practice on radio airtime sales.

Sky Television has appointed Mercury Communications commercial group manager Chris Morris marketing manager, telephony.

IPC has bought out GE Publishing’s interest in Essentials magazine, which will relocate to IPC HQ…

…IPC has promoted former Prima editor Jayne Marsden to editor-in-chief of Our Baby and Practical Parenting.

Anglia Television Entertainment has appointed independent producer Sarah Lawson managing director of the films and drama subsidiary.

Meridian Broadcasting has appointed Kay Poole head of programme planning. She joins from Central TV, where she held the same post.

Carlton Broadcasting head of programme support Hardeep Kalsi has been appointed head of regional affairs to develop further Carlton’s profile in London and the South-East.

The Daily Telegraph is adding motoring and personal finance sections to its Saturday paper from this week, creating a nine-section package.

Metrobus, the bus advertising contractor, has published a media planners’ guide to the market, which it claims will alleviate confusion caused by recent controversies.

Talk Radio UK will not comment on reports that Radio 1 disc jockey Steve Wright is quitting to join the new station, although Wright is understood to be in the final stage of negotiations.

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis, who syndicates a programme to 26 commercial radio stations, has struck a sponsorship deal with Thomson Directories.

National Magazines has promoted Country Living ad director Liz Barr to director of ad sales in Manchester.

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