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Online Shoppers More Attracted to U.S. Black Friday than Local Sales Event

Online Shoppers More Attracted to U.S. Black Friday than Local Sales Event

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Online shoppers are showing growing interest in Black Friday in the United States while losing interest in the local version of the sales extravaganza, an analysis of big data showed Monday. According to Daumsoft, which sorted through blogs, tweets and news on Black Friday from 2015 to this year, [...]

Samsung SDS’s Makes Foray into Chinese Distribution Industry

Samsung SDS’s Makes Foray into Chinese Distribution Industry

SEOUL, NOV. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung SDS is branching out into the Chinese distribution industry after signing a business agreement with the Guangzhou Post Office. The latest move by Samsung’s information technology affiliate will see the company work with Chinese shopping websites to deliver products around the globe. According to industry statistics, China’s e-commerce market [...]

SK Planet’s Turkish Unit Sets Record Daily Transactions

SK Planet’s Turkish Unit Sets Record Daily Transactions

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Planet Co., the operator of local e-commerce platform 11st, said Tuesday its Turkish unit posted 42 billion won (US$37.5 million) in transactions during an online shopping event held last week, marking the highest daily ever record. The new peak was set during a shopping promotion held by n11, [...]

Southeast Asia’s Largest Online Shopping Mall Seeks Sellers from S. Korea

Southeast Asia’s Largest Online Shopping Mall Seeks Sellers from S. Korea

Will Ross, CEO of Lazada Crossborder, speaks during a press conference in Seoul on Nov. 7, 2017. (image: Lazada Group) SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Lazada Group, which runs the largest online shopping platform in Southeast Asia, said Tuesday it is looking for South Korean companies who will sell their products in the growing [...]

Amazon to Help South Korean Online Sellers with International Sales

Amazon to Help South Korean Online Sellers with International Sales

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – International online shopping giant Amazon has announced plans to help South Korean sellers with international sales. Amazon set out plans during its first press conference in South Korea dubbed the ‘Global Selling Conference’, which was held at COEX on Thursday. The international shopping giant discussed its global selling service, ‘Amazon [...]

S. Koreans’ Awareness of Mobile Payment High: Poll

S. Koreans’ Awareness of Mobile Payment High: Poll

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans’ awareness of mobile payment services ranks high among major advanced and emerging countries, a poll showed Tuesday, as many tech-savvy consumers turn to their smartphones for settlements. According to the survey of 18,180 consumers in 23 countries by global opinion research firm Ipsos, 64 percent of South [...]

Ratio of Mobile Shopping to Retail Sales Hits New High in Q2

Ratio of Mobile Shopping to Retail Sales Hits New High in Q2

SEJONG, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The ratio of mobile shopping to South Korea’s retail sales reached an all-time high in the second quarter of the year, government data showed Thursday, as more consumers are turning to smartphones and other mobile devices to buy goods. Purchases made through smartphones and tablets surged 41.5 percent on-year [...]

Search Giant Naver Accused of Tweaking Website to Favor Business Affiliates

Search Giant Naver Accused of Tweaking Website to Favor Business Affiliates

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean search engine giant Naver has retracted plans to update its website layout after facing criticism for blatantly favoring its online shopping affiliates, which many called an unethical business practice. Most of the criticism is surrounding Naver’s newly proposed website layout, in which online shopping malls listed as the [...]