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Chinese giants dominate Asia’s online grocery market

China’s two e-commerce giants are driving the most growth in Asia’s online grocery market according to a new report from international researcher IGD.

South Korean retail giants expect improved earnings next year

After a tough year, South Korean retail giants are tipped to log a modest improvement in their earnings next year on the back of improved business conditions and cost-cutting efforts, industry sources say.

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.