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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.

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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.


E-Mart calls time on closures

South Korea’s largest discount supermarket operator E-mart says it is recommitting to the China market and will stop closing stores there.

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Shinsegae opens giant mall

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.

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Tesco Korea on the block

UK retailer Tesco has reportedly engaged HSBC to manage the sale of its South Korea retail operations.


Korea retail sales decline continues

Korea retail sales – measured in department and discount stores – fell again in March.

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Luxury brands go solo in Korea

Luxury houses establish Korean branches.

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La Cure Gourmande lands in Asia

French confectionery brand La Cure Gourmande has made its Asian debut in a Lotte department store in Seoul.


Shinsegae Vietnam prepares for launch

Shinsegae Vietnam will launch discount store brand E-mart in Ho Chi Minh City by the end of 2015.

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Korea retail sales slump

Luxury spending is up, online sales are up, but Korean retail sales remain sluggish.

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John Lewis expands into Philippines

UK department store John Lewis will open 11 concessions inside SM Retail and Our Home stores in the Philippines.