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Kakao Archives

Kakao’s aggressive expansion worries many

Kakao’s strategy is to enter the taxi and banking industries, as well as other sectors lacking mobile services.

Kakao Friends expands to Europe with IMG

Korean mobile lifestyle platform company Kakao has associated with IMG to exclusively license its iconic character brand...

Kakao spins off e-commerce unit

South Korean mobile messaging platform Kakao is spinning off its e-commerce unit for further expansion.

Net profit dives 92 per cent for GS Retail

GS Retail, which runs Korea’s GS25 convenience store chain, is facing questions over its profitability.

Kakao food-delivery service planned

Korean internet company Kakao, known for its chat app KakaoTalk, plans to launch a Kakao food-delivery service.

Kakao launches Hair Shop O2O

Kakao, the Korean internet pioneer, has  selected ‘Hair Shop’ as its first O2O (online to offline) business in the beaut...

Burberry launches on Kakao

Burberry is the first British luxury brand to launch on Korea’s largest social platform, Kakao.