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South Korean retailers call off events following the Itaewon tragedy

Retailers have cancelled Halloween-themed and large events after the tragedy during Halloween festivities in Seoul’s fam...

Retail sales surged in Japan and South Korea in May

Japan’s retail sales increased 3.6 per cent for a third consecutive month in May, South Korea saw double-digit growth du...

South Korea’s retail sales recorded double-digit growth last year

The combined sales of local offline retailers climbed 7.5 percent on-year from the previous year.

Online boom sees South Korean retail sales surge in September

South Korean retail sales rose by 8.5 per cent year on year in September as online stores enjoyed brisk sales amid the n...
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Deciem CEO reveals Korean expansion plans

Since Canadian beauty giant Deciem, parent company of cult brand The Ordinary, opened its first standalone store in Gang...

Converse teams with Kasina in capsule collection

Popular footwear label Converse has partnered with South Korean streetwear brand Kasina to release a collaborative capsu...

China’s cosmeceuticals market lagging

Yet to reach its full impact, China’s cosmeceuticals market has had a low retail uptake compared to other regions.

Takeover whispers surround SMCP

French fashion brand owner SMCP has attracted takeover bids from Lion Capital and Chinese textile producer Shandong Ruyi...

How Chinese shop in Korea

Japanese and South Korean retailers are smiling… but these scenes are enough to make a Hong Kong retailer weep: Watch ho...

Korea on sale

Largest ever Korea Grand Sale set for launch.