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Rivals in race for Ministop South Korea chain

Shinsegae and Lotte are competing to take full ownership of Ministop South Korea.

South Korean convenience store chains prosper

South Korea convenience store operators GS25 and CU recorded strong earnings in the second quarter of this year.

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 pr...

SK Telecom to invest US$449 million into 11Street Shopping Mall

South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom has announced a US$449 million investment into 11Street Shopping Mall.

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 ...

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.