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Lotte to Unify Its Fashion Businesses Under Apparel Arm

Lotte to Unify Its Fashion Businesses Under Apparel Arm

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail giant Lotte said Wednesday it will unify the management of its scattered fashion businesses under the group’s apparel affiliate to improve its competitiveness in the local market. Lotte Shopping Co., the operator of the conglomerate’s department store chain, has decided to transfer its global fashion business [...]

AmorePacific Taps Australia with Popular Brand Laneige

AmorePacific Taps Australia with Popular Brand Laneige

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — AmorePacific Group, a major cosmetics maker here, said it entered the Australian market Wednesday with one of its most popular brands, as the company accelerates its overseas push in the face of a sharp decline in the number of Chinese tourists. Products of AmorePacific’s mid-end Laneige are now available [...]

K-Beauty Turns to Africa, Latin America, Russia

K-Beauty Turns to Africa, Latin America, Russia

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — “K-beauty” products are gaining a foothold in new markets outside of China and Southeast Asia. While shipments to China comprises around 40 percent of all South Korean cosmetics exports, the geopolitical standoff over U.S. missile defense installations last year has spurred on companies to establish a presence in Africa, [...]

“Garlic Girls” Glasses Sold Out

“Garlic Girls” Glasses Sold Out

DAEGU, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Demand for the glasses worn by skip Kim Eun-jung and Kim Seon-young of the South Korean women’s curling team has soared as the popularity of the so-called “Garlic Girls” is reaching ever greater heights thanks to their unexpected success at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Both women wear glasses produced [...]

More Couples Seek Small, Practical Wedding Ceremonies

More Couples Seek Small, Practical Wedding Ceremonies

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The word “su-du-mae” — an acronym of studio, dress and makeup — is the “customary way” that couples getting ready to tie the knot prepare for their big day in South Korea, which is part of the colossus domestic wedding industry, often criticized for extravagant and pretentious ceremonies. An [...]

S. Korean Gov’t to Help Cosmetics Companies Expand Presence in ASEAN Market

S. Korean Gov’t to Help Cosmetics Companies Expand Presence in ASEAN Market

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government will assist local cosmetics makers in expanding their presence in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) market, the government said Wednesday. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety will expand education programs for local manufacturers, covering topics such as customs procedures and product registration, [...]