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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.

BGF takes control of online food retailer Hello Nature

BGF, owner of Korean c-store chain CU, has boosted its stake in online grocery business Hello Nature.

CU convenience store to open in Mongolia

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

Korean retailers turn to service as wage hike bites

Korean retailers – and consumers – are focusing on value as the effect of the increased minimum wage bites both groups.

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.

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.

Interactive kiosks reshaping Korean service industry

Self-service digital interactive kiosks are reshaping the South Korean service industry, reports Korea Bizwire.

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.

Boom time for Korean convenience store sector

The Korean convenience store sector is experiencing rapid growth as heavyweights battle for market share.

Korea’s first Karaoke Convenience Store launched

Retailer CU has teamed with Su Karaoke to launch what is possibly the world’s first  Karaoke Convenience Store.

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.