Shinsegae Archives - Inside Retail Asia

Happy smiling Asian shopping women in the modern mall.

Korean d-stores offer instant tax refunds to tourist

South Korean department stores will start offering instant tax refund services to foreign customers from this month as part of an effort to boost sales.  

Shinsegae Korea department store

Shinsegae Group in massive expansion plan

Shinsegae Group says it will invest 4.1 trillion won ($3.4 billion) this year and hire 14,400 new staff to expand its retail business and revitalise the “sagging domestic economy”.

Unidentified People Walking In Myeongdong, South Korea

Korea retail sales slide

Korea retail sales took a surprise turn for the worst in December after three consecutive months of solid growth.

Travelers In Front Of The Duty Free Shops.

Korea duty free operations offered

Two international airports in South Korea are set to review operational licenses for Korea duty free shops

E-mart Vietnam

Korea’s E-Mart Vietnam launches

After four years’ planning, discounter E-Mart Vietnam opens, marking the Korean retailer’s Southeast Asian debut.

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K-Day promotion kickstarts Korean retail sales

The K-Sale Day discount event that kicked off last month contributed to the revival of consumer demand, according to Korean retail sales data.


Korean luxury watch sales defy market

Even through this period of slow economic growth, Korean luxury watch sales are strengthening.

Korea retail sale

South Korea retail sales rise

Preliminary data from leading department and discount stores reveals South Korea retail sales are recovering post-Mers.

Smoothie King

Smoothie King Vietnam expansion plan

Smoothie King Vietnam will be rolled out by South Korea’s Shinsegae Group.


Pop up stores change Korea retail face

A fast-growing assortment of pop up stores are changing the face of Korea’s department stores, reports Korea Bizwire.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14, 2013: Myeong-Dong district at night. The location is the premiere

Korea set to woo back Chinese tourists

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.

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Shinsegae opens luxury bike shop

Shinsegae Department Store has opened a luxury bike shop.