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Ashley Song

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GS Retail recruits local residents to deliver products

Convenience-store franchise GS Retail plans to hire local residents with ample knowledge about their neighborhoods to sp...

South Korean discount warehouses prosper during pandemic

Unlike shopping malls struggling in the aftermath of the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, discount warehouses are seei...

South Korean department stores look to VIPs as sales slide

South Korea's department-store industry has launched an all-out effort to secure VIP customers who spend more than ordin...

Convenience stores in South Korea outperform supermarkets

The slump in fortunes at large discount stores is continuing and the growth of convenience stores in South Korea is acce...

The ‘Flex’ consumption trend: spend and boast

One in two South Koreans in their 20s and 30s positively perceice the “flex” consumption trend, in which people boast w...

South Korea’s GS25 launches parcel service

GS25 has launched a new “half-priced” delivery service, promising discounts of up to 65 per cent.

Shinsegae launches Select Shop for South Korean designers

Shinsegae’s Select Shop will specialise in South Korean designer brands on its S.I.Village online shopping portal.

Korean mall owner opens dog lounges for shoppers

Shinsegae Group has opened the country’s first ‘dog lounges’ for customers and their pets in a mall.

Amazon Global Selling to take Korean products everywhere

Amazon has revealed plans to help South Korean sellers make international sales via its Amazon Global Selling program.