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South Korea retail sales

Retail sales in South Korea rise as consumers urged to spend

South Korea retail sales soared in October despite an absence of tourists.

South Korean department stores are being converted into culture spaces

South Korean department stores are transforming outlets from simple shopping centres into culture spaces.

SK Telecom’s 11Street to let shoppers buy from Amazon

SK Telecom says it will partner with Amazon in South Korea to allow customers of its 11Street to buy products from the U...
LG Launches Eco-friendly Clothing Line in Collaboration with Online Retailer

LG Electronics launches eco-friendly clothing line with Net-A-Porter

LG Electronics has unveiled an eco-friendly clothing line in collaboration with British online fashion retailer Net-A-Po...

AmorePacific opens beauty industry’s first ‘refill station’

South Korean cosmetics giant AmorePacific Corp has opened a so-called ‘refill station’ - a first for the nation’s cosmet...

Online boom sees South Korean retail sales surge in September

South Korean retail sales rose by 8.5 per cent year on year in September as online stores enjoyed brisk sales amid the n...

Hyundai Department Store to open Pet Park complex

A pet park complex that features daycare centres for pets as well as pet swimming pools is coming soon to South Korea.

LG Uplus opens seven-storey product showroom targeting Gen Z

South Korean telecom giant LG Uplus has opened a seven-story product showroom in southern Seoul targeting young customer...
South Korean convenience stores

Convenience stores are emerging as new ‘centres of everyday life’

The variety of services being offered at South Korean convenience stores is growing fast in the wake of the Covid-19 pan...
Korea Retail sales in August 2020

South Korean retail sales surged in August

Retail sales in South Korea moved up 6.6 per cent in August year on year, due to a sharp rise in online sales amid the c...