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South Korea’s largest retailers forced to embrace delivery services

South Korea’s largest retailers are having to invest in logistics to cope with rising online spending and personalised delivery services.

Uniqlo, Coupang, Daiso weigh cost as Japan boycott grows

Uniqlo will close a store in central Seoul as a Japan boycott by South Korean consumers gains pace.

South Korean e-commerce industry feeling the heat

Mounting losses in the South Korean e-commerce industry are calling local business models into question.

Coupang to host Thai products in online mall

South Korean e-commerce firm Coupang is planning to launch a flagship store in Thailand to boost the online sales of Thai-sourced products.

South Korea’s Coupang secures $2 billion funding

South Korea’s Coupan, the fast-growing e-commerce firm, will receive an investment of US$2 billion from the SoftBank Vision Fund.

Coupang opens massive Korean online toy store

Ecommerce platform Coupang has opened what it says is the largest Korean online toy store specialising in Steam products.

Coupang takes traditional dress online

Coupang has opened an online store specialising in hanbok, Korean traditional clothing.

Coupang opens Korea’s largest toy store

E-commerce platform Coupang has opened what it claims is Korea’s largest toy store.

11st rakes in record $3.7 billion for half-year

E-commerce platform 11st in South Korea has posted a transaction record of US$3.7 billion for its first half.

Amazon Korea could crash, say experts

As Amazon Korea gears up, analysts tip it will take the same path as Wal-Mart: failure and withdrawal.

Korean online marketplace Coupang slashes staff

Korean online marketplace Coupang has reportedly sacked nearly a tenth of its delivery staff.

Boundaries blur for Korean retailers

The lines between types of Korean retailers are blurring, with open markets and social commerce businesses broadening their horizons.