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Lotte Shopping to axe 200 stores as losses mount

Lotte Shopping plans to shut down as many as 200 department stores and large-format supermarkets in South Korea, marking a massive cull for the country.

Convenience stores in South Korea outperform supermarkets

The slump in fortunes at large discount stores is continuing and the growth of convenience stores in South Korea is accelerating in line with social changes.

Vietnam retail sales surge, but virus fears set to dull mood

Retail sales in Vietnam’s commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City were estimated at US$4.8 billion last month, up by 11.2 per cent year on year.

Emart to axe Pierrot discount-store chain

Emart is to shut down its Pierrot discount-store chain to focus on luring customers to its mainstay hypermarkets.

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.

Emart to open first Traders store in Seoul

Emart will open the first Traders store in Seoul this month.

Shinsegae South Korea to launch online shopping platform

Shinsegae South Korea and its discount store chain Emart, will integrate their online shopping mall operations into SSG.com from Friday.

Shinsegae’s new upscale SSG Food Market in Seoul

Shinsegae’s Emart hypermarkets has opened a premium fusion supermarket and food hall concept, SSG Food Market.

Pierrot Shopping opens in Seoul’s Coex mall

Korean retail giant Emart opens Pierrot Shopping store inside Seoul’s Coex complex.

No Brand opens by request at Gyeongdong Market

Emart’s new No Brand store in Gyeongdong Market in Seoul’s Dongdaemun district is its first collaboration with a traditional market in the capital.

Emart’s new Howdy store has guys in its sights

Korea’s Emart will launch a new brand, the Howdy discount store, at Starfield mall in Goyang next week.

Vietnam leaps to sixth place on AT Kearney index

Vietnam has jumped to sixth place in the AT Kearney 2017 Global Retail Development Index.