Olive Young has affixed footprint stickers to the floor by checkout counters, to encourage shoppers to follow recommended social-distancing directives.
Many South Koreans are becoming depressed as they suffer from the ‘corona blues,’ a phenomenon caused by a lack of outdoor activities due to the coronavirus.
Starbucks Korea will expand social-distancing measures across its branches nationwide from Thursday, after a successful trial at some stores.
Panic buying is spreading like wildfire among a number of countries as fear of the coronavirus deepens – but not in South Korea.
The use of disposable cups is on the rise as consumers are prioritising safety from the coronavirus – but a new use for them has been discovered in Korea.
US online shopping giant eBay is struggling to offload its South Korean unit. Sources within the e-commerce industry believe there are a few large retail companies that could potentially buy the Ebay South Korea business due to its large size. They estimate the business could potentially be worth 5 trillion won (US$4.18 billion), based on about one third of the company’s 16 trillio…
South Koreans will soon be able to place liquor orders online, using the internet or smartphone apps, before picking up their orders at retail establishments such as restaurants and convenience stores. The National Tax Service (NTS) said Monday it had voted to allow liquor retailers to make sales using telecommunications services, enabling so-called “smart orders.” Accordingly, s…
The number of South Korean cafes continues to grow at a brisk pace, according to a government recent study.
Citizens of South Korean city Daegu are working together on social media to prop up local businesses hit hard by the rapidly growing coronavirus outbreak.
The South Korean retail industry may suffer larger losses from the coronavirus than during the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in 2015, analysts say.
Competition among South Korean convenience stores over delivery services is heating up.
An singing, talking LG robotic waiter has made its debut at CJ Foodville’s Cheiljemyunso restaurant in Seoul Station in South Korea.