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South Korean duty-free operators ‘desperate’ amid protracted pandemic

Stung by the protracted new coronavirus outbreak, South Korean duty-free operators are struggling to overcome the indust...

South Korea eased Covid-19 restrictions on cafes and eateries

South Korea will relax Covid-19-related business restrictions on eateries, franchised coffee chains and other facilities...
Sales of in-car accessories are surging in South Korea.

Social distancing sparks flurry of in-car accessory sales

Car accessory sales are increasing in South Korea as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on.
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Seoul cafes face new trading restrictions as Covid-19 returns

South Korea is restricting operations of restaurants, bakeries and franchised coffee chains in the greater Seoul area in...

South Korean retail sales rise in July, boosted by grocery

Retail sales in South Korea advanced 4.4 per cent in July from a year earlier as online platforms enjoyed a spike in dem...

Samsung phone sales slide, but Samsung keeps top spot

Samsung Electronics remained the top smartphone vendor in the second quarter of the year despite suffering a sharp decli...

Apple Korea makes US$84 million offer to ease anti-competitive concerns

Apple's South Korean unit has offered US$84 million worth of programs for consumers and mobile phone carriers, in an eff...

South Korean KOLs banned from promoting products without full disclosure

South Korea will ban social-media influencers from pitching a new product or service on their online platforms without d...
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Craze for Starbucks Korea’s reward items appears unstoppable

Amid the hype for Starbucks Korea’s small suitcases offered under its reward programme, customers’ competition to get ca...

How luxury brands are embracing eco-friendly management

Once criticised for incinerating unsold products, luxury brands are now embracing environment-friendly practices by acti...