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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-disturb shopping service.

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 the end of April to early May.

‘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 has emerged from lockdown.

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 ordinary customers.

South Korean department stores targeting high-end customers

South Korean department stores are elevating their VIP shopping experience by refurbishing their outlets, expanding services to shore up profitability.

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.

Shortened South Korea Sale Festa launches

The annual Korea Sale Festa offers reduced prices on items ranging from electronics and apparel to automobiles and furniture for 10 days.

Lotte store robot a Korean first

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

Shinsegae Department Store uses AI in marketing push

Shinsegae is the first Korean retailer to deploy a marketing strategy using AI technology.

Lotte Department Stores take in online retailers

Online retailers are set to open 13 outlets at Lotte Department Store branches in the next three months.

Korean food companies move into direct retail

Korean food companies are reaching out to consumers through face-to-face encounters at their own branded cafes and restaurants.

Lotte China to buy and build malls

Lotte Group has forged a partnership with a Chinese developer to acquire and build malls in the mainland.