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Coex Mall Seoul

Coex Mall Seoul management goes to tender

Outside management will be introduced for Coex Mall Seoul, which has been struggling to attract shoppers since reopening a year ago after a full-scale renovation.


Food drives Korean department stores

Cooking is big in Korea – proving a welcome boost for Korean department stores.

People Consumer Shopping Commuter Consumerism Crowded Concept

GIC and Shinsegae sign $197m Incheon mall deal

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and Korean department store Shinsegae are partnering to develop a new Incheon mall.

Myeongdong Market Shopping Street

South Korean retail sales rebound

South Korean retail sales showed distinct signs of recovery in March.


Smoothie King Singapore stores close

All seven stores of Smoothie King Singapore have closed over the past month.

Lotte El Cube

Lotte El Cube – Korea’s new compact mall

South Korean department store retailer Lotte is launching a new type of shopping mall in Seoul – the Lotte El Cube.

Emart has announced that it will launch private brand products created in collaboration with SM Entertainment. The products will be sold at Emart Mall and 140 Emart stores nationwide from March 3. (Image : Yonhap)

Emart teams with SM Entertainment

Emart has launched private brand products created in collaboration with SM Entertainment.

Korean department store

Korean department stores struggle

Chinese travellers have emerged as one of the few bright spots for Korean department stores suffering from dull domestic consumption.

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


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