The 2019 Korea Grand Sale, a shopping festival for foreign tourists is underway and will run until February 28.
South Korea is to ban big-time supermarkets and retailers nationwide from giving out single-use plastic bags in an attempt to conserve natural resources and reduce recyclable waste.
Demand for party supplies from South Korean retailers is soaring as a growing number of people prefer to host end-of-year celebrations at home.
South Koreans are spending more at Chinese online stores, according to credit-card spending data.
South Korean convenience store operators have agreed not to engage in cut-throat competition.
South Korean fashion label Handsome says it will release the country’s first clothes designed with AI.
7-Eleven South Korea has launched an unmanned locker service called Seven Locker at two stores in Seoul.
Mobile payments at South Korean convenience stores have more than doubled this year thanks to the greater use of smartphones.
Blue Bottle Coffee Co an upscale US coffee chain operator, says it will open its first South Korean shop in Seoul in the second quarter of next year.
LG Electronics will work with E-mart to develop what they call a smart-cart robot for supermarkets.
Starbucks Coffee Korea Co. is adding 300 more ‘cashless shops’ in addition to the 103 stores currently in operation, starting on Monday.
7-Eleven South Korea has run up the greatest number of formal disputes between head office and franchisees of any franchise business in the country.