BGF Retail Archives - Inside Retail Asia

Japan and South Korea battle it out in Vietnam retail market

South Korean companies are engaged in a fierce battle with Japanese rivals in the Vietnam retail market, which has emerged as a “post-China.”

South Korean convenience-store chain CU to accept cryptocurrency

Major South Korean convenience-store chain CU is preparing to accept payments in cryptocurrency.

South Korea’s CU convenience store chain to open in Vietnam

South Korea’s CU convenience store chain will expand its footprint to Vietnam, its second international market after Mongolia.

CU convenience stores parent records sales leap

The parent of South Korea’s CU convenience stores has reported a 600 per cent leap in operating profit.

South Korean convenience store openings drop

South Korean convenience store openings in South Korea fell last year, according to industry data.

South Korean c-stores boost private-label ranges

More South Korean c-stores are set to launch in-house products as local retailers move to attract more consumers with price competitiveness.

South Korean convenience stores thrive through World Cup

South Korean convenience stores saw their sales soar as their national football team played its first game of the World Cup.

CU convenience store to open in Mongolia

Korea’s CU convenience store expands into Mongolia via a franchisee.

Korea’s BGF Retail signs CU Iran franchise deal

South Korea’s BGF Retail Co is to open CU Iran outlets in a new joint venture.

CU chain sets up BGF Post for deliveries

Korean convenience store chain CU, run by BGF Retail, has set up its own parcel delivery service unit, BGF Post.

South Korean convenience stores in coffee war

South Korean convenience stores are engaging in a bitter coffee war.

Korean c-store swaps old for new

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