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E-Mart plans to sell stores to reduce debt

South Korean big-box retailer E-mart will sell 13 store buildings and land to improve its financial situation.

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.

Starbucks Korea profit leaps 28 per cent

Starbucks Korea has reported a 28-per-cent year-on-year jump in its operating profit in the first half of the year.

E-Mart posts first-ever loss; plans to sell assets

Korean discount chain operator E-Mart has posted its first-ever net loss, amid growing competition from online shopping rivals and e-commerce giants.

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.

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