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Lotte department store Archives

South Korean perfume sales surge despite shrinking cosmetics market

“Consumers are replacing cosmetics with perfumes as a way of expressing themselves in the pandemic era."
Adidas at Hyundai DS Jungdong

South Korean department stores refurbished to attract cashed-up MZ shoppers

Department stores are undergoing renovations to attract the so-called MZ generation – encompassing the Millennials...

Korean retailer launches do-not-disturb shopping service

Lotte Department Store, one of South Korea's country’s major department-store chain operators, will introduce a do-not-d...

Sale week boost for South Korean retailers – but for how long?

South Korean retailers experienced a burst in consumption during the so-called ‘golden holiday’ spanning six days from t...

‘Revenge spending’ fuels luxury goods rebound

Revenge spending has been credited with a significant upturn in sales of high-priced retail goods in South Korea, which ...

South Korean department stores look to VIPs as sales slide

South Korea's department-store industry has launched an all-out effort to secure VIP customers who spend more than ordin...

South Korean department stores targeting high-end customers

South Korean department stores are elevating their VIP shopping experience by refurbishing their outlets, expanding serv...

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-yea...

Shortened South Korea Sale Festa launches

The annual Korea Sale Festa offers reduced prices on items ranging from electronics and apparel to automobiles and furni...

Lotte store robot a Korean first

A new Lotte store robot marks a first for South Korea’s retail industry.