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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...

L’Occitane sales recover quickly, especially in Asia

Beauty products brand L’Occitane saw sales momentum improve significantly in the September quarter as consumers resumed ...
Retail-Sales-Up-in-Sept.-on-Strong-Performance-of-Online-Shops

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...
Uniqlo entrance

Fast Retailing bullish about recovery as Asian expansion pays off

Uniqlo parent Fast Retailing may have reported a decline in sales in its full-year results, but that drop was far less t...

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...
CU store

MyNews to open 500 CU convenience stores across Malaysia

MyNews has won a 10-year licensing agreement to operate South Korea’s CU convenience stores in Malaysia.
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...
How Covid-19 boosted South Korea’s e-commerce sector

How Covid-19 boosted South Korea’s e-commerce sector

South Korea’s e-commerce market has recorded significant growth amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Shinsegae and Taubman Asia open Starfield Anseong

Shinsegae group and Taubman Asia have opened the new shopping mall Starfield Anseong in South Korea's Gyeonggi Province.