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South Korean duty-free operator Lotte’s profit soars

South Korean duty-free operator Lotte has reported soaring profit following its decision to partially withdraw from Incheon airport.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - CIRCA MAY, 2017: a CU convenience store in Seoul. CU is a convenience store fra

South Korean convenience store chains prosper

South Korea convenience store operators GS25 and CU recorded strong earnings in the second quarter of this year.

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Lancome Travel Retail holds launch event at Shinsegae Duty Free

Lancome Travel Retail Asia Pacific has taken over a high-profile space in Seoul’s Shinsegae Duty Free store.

Cafe24 and Shibuya109

Cafe24 and Shibuya109 partner in O2O concept

Cafe24 and Shibuya109 have created a twin-country O2O concept.

MILAN MALPENSA, ITALY - CIRCA NOVEMBER, 2017: inside Milan-Malpensa airport.

‘Boomtime’ in Asia for travel retailer Dufry

Asia “continued to boom” for travel retailer Dufry in the first half of this year.

Faure Le Page

Hanwha to bring Faure Le Page to Seoul

The Parisian luxury accessories retailer Faure Le Page will open its first store in South Korea next month.

Coffee Bean and tea leaf

E-Land surrenders Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf China licence

South Korean fashion and retail group E-Land is surrendering its Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf China franchise licence.

Gentle Monster London

Gentle Monster opens London store

South Korean luxury eyewear brand Gentle Monster has opened an eye-catching new store in London.

A Land USA - Brooklyn

A Land makes US debut in Brooklyn

South Korean fashion retailer A Land has opened its first store in the west, in Brooklyn, New York, US.

Starfield Hanam - Taubman

Taubman continues Asian expansion

Shopping centre operator Taubman Centres has reported positive financial results for the second quarter of this year.

Ikea Korea

Ikea South Korea set to open third store

Swedish furniture manufacturer Ikea South Korea is set to launch a third store.

Online shopping with credit card

South Korean retail sales post solid first-half rise

South Korean retail sales rose 7.4 per cent in the first half of this year based on solid performance in e-commerce.


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