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Baby supplies chains land in Korea

Two Global SPA brands for baby supplies have entered the Korean market.

US PE cos take control of Ticket Monster Korea

Anchor Equity Partners, KKR buy controlling stake in Ticket Monster Korea from Groupon.

Luxury brands go solo in Korea

Luxury houses establish Korean branches.

Korean cosmetics exports boom

Cosmetics exports riding Korean wave.

JD.com opens world to Chinese shoppers

JD.com, China’s online direct sales company, has unveiled JD Worldwide, its new cross-border eCommerce platform.

Menya Sandaime makes Australian debut

South Korean restaurant chain Menya Sandaime is to open its first restaurant in Australia.

La Cure Gourmande lands in Asia

French confectionery brand La Cure Gourmande has made its Asian debut in a Lotte department store in Seoul.

Korean c-store swaps old for new

Convenience Store to Replace Worn-out Batteries with Charged Ones.

Korea’s CJ seals Vera Wang Asia deal

New York designer’s partnership with Korea’s CJ Group effectively creates a new Vera Wang Asia network.

Lotte sends goats to Africa

Lotte Depart. Store Holds Campaign to Send 1000 Goats to Africa.

Shinsegae Vietnam prepares for launch

Shinsegae Vietnam will launch discount store brand E-mart in Ho Chi Minh City by the end of 2015.

Stagnant Korean economy widens retail gap

The stagnant Korean economy is seeing the middle and lower classes spending less – but the well off spending more.