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Korean convenience stores start selling Covid-19 self-testing kits

Coronavirus self-test kits became available in supermarkets and convenience stores across the country Thursday as South ...

‘Revenge consumption’ boosts South Korean luxury sales

As the prolonged pandemic has constrained the everyday lives of people for more than a year, more South Koreans, strippe...

CU’s first Malaysian store attracts 1000s during first 10 days

More than one third of total sales at CU Centrepoint consisted of instant food products from South Korea.

South Korea’s beauty store network shrinks for first-ever time

The number of big-name retailers’ beauty stores in South Korea declined for the first time in 2020 as more customers tur...

CU retakes top spot in Korean discount-store rankings

CU, operated by BGF Retail, had 14,923 outlets across the nation as of end of last year, up 1046 from the previous year....

South Korea to invest US$267 million to fuel e-commerce growth

Under the plan, the country will not only pave the way for online retailers to tap deeper into the overseas markets but ...

South Korea’s online food market booms due to pandemic

The value of online food transactions soared by 62.4 per cent.

South Korean online platforms face scrutiny over unfair business practices

The KFTC plans to submit a bill designed to prevent unfair business activity by online platform operators to the Nationa...

Online shopping surges 20 per cent in South Korea amid pandemic

Covid-19 pushed South Korean consumers online in October, boosting e-commerce sales up 20 per cent.

Apple to open second South Korean store

Eager to build on its single-digit South Korean market share, Apple is to open a second official store in the country.