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South Korea

South Korea Archives

Asia retail ambition wanes

Germany remains at the top of major retailers’ global expansion priorities.

Mothercare enters Korea

Babywear retailer Mothercare is to launch in South Korea. The UK-based company has entered into a franchise agreement wi...

Hotel Shilla in Korea duty free bid

By Lina Jang of Korea Bizwire Hotel Shilla is aiming to take over DFASS, the world’s largest in-flight duty-free special...

Chinese tax free spending leaps

Chinese travellers boosted tax free spending by 30 per cent year-on-year in the last quarter of 2014. And for the first ...

Malaysian cable TV enters retail JV

Malaysian cable TV operator Astro has entered a joint venture with South Korean multimedia retailer GS Home Shopping. An...

Singapore online discounter launches

Singapore’s newest eCommerce player SavingMart.sg believes it will complement existing online merchants. SavingMart.sg w...

Michael Kors to open Ginza monster

Michael Kors will open its largest Japanese flagship store this fall, on Chuo St in Tokyo’s Ginza district. The store wi...

Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association launches seminars

A new schedule of Responsible Retail Training seminars, enhancements to the Duty Free & Travel Retail Database, topi...

C-store chain offers unique convenience

Convenience stores are all about acquiring essentials and treats quickly and efficiently. But Korea’s largest chain CU i...

Korean d-store sales slide

South Korea’s department store industry is still struggling to arrest falling sales as consumers tighten spending and tu...