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Fashion powerhouse Handsome launches high-end beauty brand Oera

High-end skin care brand oera will open its first store at the department store’s Apgujeong outlet in southern Seoul.

Convenience Stores Release Luxury Gifts for Chuseok Holiday

Stores expect that consumers will replace gifts with luxury goods as many are bound to spend the Korean Thanksgiving hol...

7-Eleven Korea tests next-gen digital technology in new DT Lab Store

This store also features an artificial intelligence (AI) system that detects inventory level in real time.

Famous Seoul retail strip Myeongdong’s vacancy rate exceeds 40 per cent

The surging vacancy rate in the prime shopping districts is attributed to an increasing number of store closings followi...
Covid test Korea

Seoul orders Covid tests for 128,000 department-store employees

Department stores in Seoul have recently become hotbeds of infection, with a total of 160 cases being reported as of Wed...

Anime craze drawing huge footfall at South Korean malls

Animate was visited by some 140,000 people over the past two months, up threefold from the same period last year (45,000...

Retailers Speed Up Competition over Quicker Delivery Services

Limited to areas in proximity of a local GS Supermarket, products ordered from the ‘U-dong Mart’ category listed in the ...

K-pop powerhouse JYP opens Tokyo pop-up store

The venue set up in the Ginza neighbourhood of the Japanese capital opened Saturday and is set to run until August 31.

South Korean retailers prepare final bids for eBay

The eBay Korea deal has drawn keen attention from the retail industry ever since the company first announced the M&A dea...

Starbucks Korea sees first-quarter earnings rise 78 per cent

Starbucks Korea on Thursday reported a 78 percent on-year jump in its first-quarter net profit, citing strong demand ami...