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Department Stores Transform Outlets from Shopping Centers to Culture Spaces

Department Stores Transform Outlets from Shopping Centers to Culture Spaces

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean department stores are on track to transform their outlets from simple shopping centers into culture spaces. Lotte Department Store, for example, started setting up experience-focused cultural facilities within its outlets across the country last year. The company’s flagship store in Jamsil, southern Seoul, is running a cultural [...]

Kolon Industries FnC Develops Biodegradable Mannequins

Kolon Industries FnC Develops Biodegradable Mannequins

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fashion company Kolon Industries FnC announced Tuesday its outdoor sportswear brand Kolon Sports has developed an eco-friendly, biodegradable mannequin. The mannequin, unlike other models made of fiber-reinforced plastic, is made of sawdust and eco-friendly adhesive. No harmful substances are emitted during the course of manufacturing since no [...]

GS The Fresh to Give Out Upcycled Bags to Support Firefighters

GS The Fresh to Give Out Upcycled Bags to Support Firefighters

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — GS The Fresh, a hypermarket franchise, and 119Reo, a social startup, announced Thursday that they will hold a collaboration event to give out bags made from old firefighter uniforms. 119Reo is a social startup dedicated to recycling firefighter uniforms to produce bags, backpacks and accessories, and donate a certain [...]

Cosmetics Companies Introduce Mask-proof Products to Win Over Consumers

Cosmetics Companies Introduce Mask-proof Products to Win Over Consumers

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — As protective masks have become the new social norm following the coronavirus outbreak, the cosmetics industry is introducing products that are ‘mask-friendly’. Able C&C, the operator of South Korean budget cosmetics brand Missha, introduced the new Dare Tint Mirror Slick, a lip gloss that doesn’t smear the mask while [...]