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Tous les Jours’ operator to open a bread factory in the US

The food arm of CJ Group launched its first bakery store in Los Angeles in 2004, and has since operated some 80 stores a...

South Korea’s retail sales up 7.3 per cent on growing outdoor activities

Online platforms accounted for 48.2 per cent of the total sales in October, up from 47.7 per cent a year ago, according ...

Korea’s ban on disposable items to be expanded to convenience stores

The environment ministry said it will provide a one-year grace period for compliance with the expanded measure, citing t...

Lotte opens first inner city duty-free store in Vietnam

The company plans to accelerate its global expansion in the coming years by adding new locations abroad, including the C...

E-commerce Giant Coupang Swings to Profit in Q3, the First Since 2014

Coupang’s adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) came to $195 million, compared ...

South Korean retail sales show growth as outdoor activities return

Sales from offline stores rose 6 per cent in September on solid demand for luxury goods, fashion items and sporting good...

Local retailer of Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo fined over misleading ads

The watchdog added such measures were necessary as customers are prone to choose products with antibacterial features th...

South Korea to hand out coupons for foodstuffs

The country will also release another 156.3 billion won worth of energy vouchers by April 2023, the ministry added.

Seoul Fashion Week to showcase 33 Korean labels this week

Seoul Fashion Week, South Korea’s biggest biannual fashion show, will kick off a five-day run this week to showcase 33 K...

US burger chain Five Guys to enter South Korea

The first store is set to open in the early half of next year, but the actual date and location has not been confirmed y...