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Party supplies sales surge in South Korea

Demand for party supplies from South Korean retailers is soaring as a growing number of people prefer to host end-of-year celebrations at home.

E-mart US buys supermarket operator

E-mart US acquisition intends to stabilise and expand South Korean company’s operations in North America.

Fifty E-Mart Philippines stores planned under private labels

Robinsons Retail to open 50 E-Mart Philippines stores under two brands.

LG develops smart-cart robot for E-mart

LG Electronics will work with E-mart to develop what they call a smart-cart robot for supermarkets.

E-Mart Vietnam to build first Hanoi store at StarLake

South Korea’s E-mart plans to build its first Hanoi store, in the StarLake development.

E-Mart to launch PK Market, premium grocer in Los Angeles

E-Mart has signed a 10-year lease for a the site of its first PK Market store in the US.

Hyundai and Amazon plan next-gen retail model

Hyundai and Amazon plan to develop a “next-generation” retail model for South Korea.

Scentence to launch in Saudi Arabia

E-Mart, South Korea’s largest discount-chain operator, is set to open a Scentence beauty store in Saudi Arabia.

E-Mart to install electric car charging stations at all stores

Korean hypermarket giant E-Mart plans to install electric car charging stations at all of its outlets nationwide by 2021.

E-Mart promotes Korean brands in Singapore

Retail chain E-Mart starts selling products of 16 Korean SME companies in Singapore from June to August.

Pets big business for Korean retail conglomerates

Korean retail conglomerates CJ, Lotte and Shinsegae are catering more and more for pet owners as market demand grows.

E-Mart testing robot concierge

E-Mart Inc says it has started testing a robot to provide an automated concierge service for shoppers.

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