Korea Latest News - Inside Retail Asia

Supreme Italia

Samsung in strife over Supreme Italia collaboration

Samsung has found itself in storm over “legally fake” brand collaboration with Supreme Italia.

Online shopping

South Koreans spending more on Chinese online stores

South Koreans are spending more at Chinese online stores, according to credit-card spending data.

Emart buys Good Food holdings

E-mart US buys supermarket operator

E-mart US acquisition intends to stabilise and expand South Korean company’s operations in North America.

Select Shop Shinsegae

Shinsegae launches Select Shop for South Korean designers

Shinsegae’s Select Shop will specialise in South Korean designer brands on its S.I.Village online shopping portal.

Nature Republic

Nature Republic opens pop-up store in Italy

South Korean cosmetics firm Nature Republic has opened four pop-up stores in Italy.

Fortnum & Mason

Hong Kong leads sales surge for Fortnum & Mason Asia

Fortnum & Mason Asia sales are soaring, prompting the UK luxury-food retailer to plan more stores.

Innisfree Philippines

Innisfree Philippines opens first store

South Korean cosmetics brand Innisfree Philippines has opened its first store.

Dog lounges Starfield

Korean mall owner opens dog lounges for shoppers

Shinsegae Group has opened the country’s first ‘dog lounges’ for customers and their pets in a mall.

Tonymoly x Moschino

Cosmetics brand Tonymoly partners with Moschino

Moschino has released a collaboration with South Korean cosmetics brand Tonymoly on a collection of makeup and skincare products.

Lazada online

Lazada commits to removing counterfeit South Korean goods

Lazada has pledged to remove any counterfeit South Korean goods from its platform.

South Korean convenience store operators agree to curb competition

South Korean convenience store operators have agreed not to engage in cut-throat competition.

That Coffee Roasters

That Coffee Roasters carves niche in crowded South Korean cafe sector

Two young entrepreneurs have shared their vision of launching coffee franchise That Coffee Roasters with The Korea Times.


FREE NEWS BRIEFS Get breaking news delivered