Shinsegae Archives - Inside Retail Asia
A fast-growing assortment of pop up stores are changing the face of Korea’s department stores, reports Korea Bizwire.
South Korea’s retail and tourism industries are preparing a slew of promotional and cultural events to woo back Chinese tourists during a long-haul holiday season.
Shinsegae Department Store has opened a luxury bike shop.
South Korea’s largest discount supermarket operator E-mart says it is recommitting to the China market and will stop closing stores there.
Korea’s Shinsegae Group is about to open a massive shopping centre northwest of Seoul which it hopes will take the fight to Ikea for homewares shopping.
UK retailer Tesco has reportedly engaged HSBC to manage the sale of its South Korea retail operations.
Korea retail sales – measured in department and discount stores – fell again in March.
Luxury houses establish Korean branches.
French confectionery brand La Cure Gourmande has made its Asian debut in a Lotte department store in Seoul.
Shinsegae Vietnam will launch discount store brand E-mart in Ho Chi Minh City by the end of 2015.
Luxury spending is up, online sales are up, but Korean retail sales remain sluggish.
UK department store John Lewis will open 11 concessions inside SM Retail and Our Home stores in the Philippines.