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GS25 Archives

Locals rebuff invaders: Inside Vietnam’s convenience stores war

A decade ago, convenience stores were a rare sight in Vietnam, where the vast majority of the population was used to sho...

GS25 to open first Malaysian store as Southeast Asia competition heats up

KK Group operates 610 KK Mart convenience stores in Malaysia and owns other businesses, such as hotels and resorts.

Convenience Stores Release Luxury Gifts for Chuseok Holiday

Stores expect that consumers will replace gifts with luxury goods as many are bound to spend the Korean Thanksgiving hol...

Korean retailers drop ads after allegations of prejudice against men

Early this month, convenience store chain GS25 created a poster to promote a special give-away for all customers buying ...

GS25 enters Mongolia, plans 500 stores by 2025

GS25 will directly compete with its South Korean rival CU, which launched in Mongolia in 2018 and now operates more than...

GS Retail recruits local residents to deliver products

Convenience-store franchise GS Retail plans to hire local residents with ample knowledge about their neighborhoods to sp...

Meal kits drive strong sales and profit growth for GS Retail

GS Retail, which operates the South Korean convenience-store chain GS25, has reported a huge profit increase for this ye...

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 acce...

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 pe...

South Korean convenience stores in delivery-service battle

Competition among South Korean convenience stores over delivery services is heating up.