HomeShop18 is an Indian online and on-air shopping channel owned by the Network 18 Group division of Reliance Industries.
GS Home Shopping of Korea, the third-largest home shopping company in the world, has a 1.89% stake in the company. Skyblue Buildwell Pvt. Ltd. has a controlling stake of 82.64%.
The HomeShop18 television channel was launched on 9 April 2008. The television network can be currently seen on cable, satellite and some terrestrial channels in India.
It also became the country’s first-ever 24/7 home shopping channel to be available on DD Free Dish reach, a free-to-air direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasting platform of Prasar Bharati. The channel has been made available from 1 November 2015.
HomeShop18 has acquired two companies, namely, Coinjoos.com and Shop CJ Network. Coinjoos was acquired in 2011 and Shop CJ Network was acquired in 2017. Coinjoos was an online music and books retailer and Shop CJ Network was a home shopping channel. The Shop CJ acquisition deal was worth around $27.4 million.
HomeShop18 TV channel is available to all cable operators & leading DTH players: Tata Sky-151, Dish TV- 118, Reliance- 219, Videocon- 124, Airtel- 112, DD Free Dish-45.