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South Korean telcos developing unmanned stores

Major South Korean telcos are looking to launch unstaffed outlets as they try to provide business services without face-to-face contact amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

11st Korea splits from SK Planet

South Korea’s online mall 11st.com has split from SK Planet Co and become an independent business under SK Telecom.

SK Telecom to invest US$449 million into 11Street Shopping Mall

South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom has announced a US$449 million investment into 11Street Shopping Mall.

Apple Korea flagship near completion

Construction work on Apple Korea’s first flagship store in Seoul is set to be completed just before Christmas.

SK Planet Japan, GatCoin to target tourists

SK Planet Japan and GatCoin plan to issue geo-targeted crypto currencies for Chinese tourists in Japan.

Starbucks Korea to trial voice ordering with AI

Starbucks Korea is to partner with the country’s largest telco in a trial of voice ordering using AI.

11street Thailand launched by SK Planet

SK Planet says 11street Thailand is the first Korean-owned eCommerce marketplace to open in the Southeast Asian nation.

7-Eleven Smart Convenience Store

Customers of a new 7-Eleven Smart Convenience Store in Seoul can literally go dancing in the aisles…

Korean mobile carriers open unified app store

South Korean mobile carriers have opened a unified app store for their smartphone users.

New technology promises shopping revolution

New technology on display in Korea this week demonstrates how consumers can go shopping in a supermarket, scan the barcodes of the products they want to buy and have them delivered at home.

Google Play Korea faces telco challenge

South Korea’s three largest mobile network operators – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – are to merge their individual app stores to take on the Google Play Korea app store.