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South Korea

South Korea Archives

Emart opens fully-automated smart store in Seoul

Customers can type in a cellphone number at the kiosk and insert a credit or debit card to receive a QR code.

Airlines sell in-flight blankets and pyjamas for ‘first-class’ experience

Top flag carrier Korean Air Lines released a blanket for first-class seats last month priced at 48,000 won (US$41.50).

Amorepacific refocuses on offline experiences to re-engage online shoppers

Amorepacific sees that to attract new customers while strengthening brand loyalty, the group needs to create synergy bet...

Japanese cosmetics firm DHC quits South Korea after 20 years

DHC entered South Korea in 2002, but has suffered in the country due to tensions between its leadership and native Korea...

Amazon launches in South Korea on local platform 11st

Amazon’s offering spans more than 30 categories, including PC, toys, fashion, consumer electronics and kitchen.