4/7, 12:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

NORWALK, Conn., April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ranger Ready Repellents® won judges over during QVC and HSN’s The Big Find® product search and is scheduled to appear on HSN on Friday, April 16, 2021. Through the second annual international search, which kicked off in July 2020, QVC and HSN discovered some of the most unique and innovative products in apparel, jewelry, accessories, footwear, beauty, and new categories for this year including home décor, home innovations, electronics and culinary including food. Now, these brands will introduce their products to an audience of millions across QVC and HSN’s multiple platforms.

“We invented an insect repellent to apply to skin every day, that is enjoyable to wear, and that will repel mosquitos, ticks, gnats, and other biting insects,” said Chris L. Fuentes, Founder and CEO of Ranger Ready Repellents. “To be featured on HSN for a growing company like Ranger Ready is an ideal opportunity to highlight the benefits of wearing repellents properly. We’re excited to introduce our family-owned business to the HSN audience and encourage them to wear our repellent during all of their outdoor activities,” he said.

Ranger Ready was founded by Chris L. Fuentes and Ted Kesten, who set out to create a better bug spray that will repel mosquitos, ticks and biting insects after their own personal experiences with insect-borne illnesses. The repellent, which uses the active ingredient Picaridin 20%, will be available at an exclusive price point in three of the brand's premium scents: Ranger Orange, which has a light citrus scent; Night Sky, which smells like a classic men's cologne; and Scent Zero, which is completely odorless. The products will be available during the show in April, as well as on

QVC and HSN form one of the world’s largest video commerce platforms, reaching more than 90 million homes in the U.S. (218 million worldwide) via broadcast channels and millions more via streaming, web, mobile, and social platforms. As the pioneers of video storytelling, QVC and HSN offer vendors the platforms and tools to build relationships with an engaged community of digitally savvy shoppers. The Big Find builds on QVC and HSN’s foundation of launching and fostering the growth of some of today’s most successful brands through the power of live video storytelling, discovery-driven shopping experiences, and loyal customer community-building.

 “The Big Find offers entrepreneurs a platform to share their stories and bring their products to life,” said Mary Campbell, Chief Merchandising Officer, Qurate Retail Group, and Chief Commerce Officer, QVC US. “We were amazed and inspired by all of the unique and innovative brands we had the privilege of meeting with during our product search and now we are excited to start introducing them to our customers across all of our platforms. We are committed to always bringing our customers new discoveries and a differentiated product assortment.” 

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 About Ranger Ready Inc.

Ranger Ready Inc. is a privately held company based in Norwalk, CT where it proudly designs, manufactures and distributes Ranger Ready Repellents®.  The company’s premium products include Ranger Ready Picaridin 20%, a body-worn repellent, Ranger Ready Permethrin 0.5%, a clothing-worn repellent that provides dual level protection from bites, and Ranger Ready Hand Sanitizer with Alcohol 80%. Visit for more information.

About QVC® and HSN®

 QVC delivers the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics, and jewelry. Along the way, QVC connects shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award-winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa., and founded in 1986, QVC has retail operations in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Japan, Italy, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 13 broadcast networks reaching approximately 380 million homes and on multiple websites, mobile apps, and social pages. To learn more, visit, follow @QVC on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, or follow QVC on Pinterest, YouTube, or LinkedIn

HSN delivers the thrill of discovery through inspiring her passions. HSN is a leading interactive and lifestyle retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, personalities, and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in health and beauty, jewelry, home/lifestyle, fashion/accessories, and electronics. HSN engages customers on two broadcast networks reaching approximately 92 million homes, and on a website, mobile apps, and social pages. HSN was founded over 40 years ago as the first shopping network and is based in St. Petersburg, Fla. To learn more, visit, follow @HSN on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, or follow HSN on Pinterest, YouTube, or LinkedIn.

Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB) includes QVC®, HSN®, Zulily® and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, “Qurate Retail GroupSM”), as well as other minority interests and green energy investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a Third Way to Shop® – beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores. In addition to being a world leader in video commerce, Qurate Retail Group is among the top 10 ecommerce retailers in North America (according to Digital Commerce 360) and is a leader in mobile commerce and social commerce. For more information, visit, follow @QurateRetailGrp on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or follow Qurate Retail Group on YouTube or LinkedIn.



Teddy DeRosa
Ranger Ready Repellents
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