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Hyundai Merchant to Launch Unit Train Service to Europe Through China

Hyundai Merchant to Launch Unit Train Service to Europe Through China

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. said Tuesday it will soon launch a block train service to Europe via the Trans China Railway (TCR) from South Korea. The unit train service to Europe by way of China will be the first of its kind, although South Korean firms have already launched [...]

Samsung, Amazon to Start Streaming Premium Video Content

Samsung, Amazon to Start Streaming Premium Video Content

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will start the streaming of videos that utilize the latest High Dynamic Range (HDR) 10 Plus technology via its premium TVs with the U.S.-based Amazon.com. Under the agreement, users of Samsung’s high-end QLED and UHD TVs can enjoy quality content through the Amazon [...]

Hotel Shilla Opens Duty-free Store in Hong Kong Airport

Hotel Shilla Opens Duty-free Store in Hong Kong Airport

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hotel Shilla Co. partially began operating its duty-free chain at the Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday, expanding its overseas foothold in the business, the company said. The operator of Shilla Duty Free secured the business license for the fragrance, cosmetics and fashion accessories zone at the airport earlier [...]

Samsung Pay Expanding into Mobile Banking Service

Samsung Pay Expanding into Mobile Banking Service

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s mobile payment system is moving to expand into the banking sector to offer more diverse services to users, the South Korean tech giant said Sunday. The company said that starting Thursday, the payment system installed on some of its newer smartphones can be used to carry [...]

Companies Aim to Boost Sales via Olympics Marketing

Companies Aim to Boost Sales via Olympics Marketing

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Companies in South Korea are stepping up efforts to promote consumption through the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games, with the quadrennial event just two months away, industry sources said Wednesday. Corporate sponsors of the Winter Games, which can officially use the images or phrases related to the Olympics, are [...]

Samsung to Promote QuickDrive Washers Through Film

Samsung to Promote QuickDrive Washers Through Film

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it plans to showcase a film on its QuickDrive washers under cooperation with a popular music composer, highlighting how its products can save users time compared with rivals. The company said the 66-minute film, “Washing Machine” will be showcased in London on Tuesday, with [...]

Samsung to Open First LED Theater in Europe

Samsung to Open First LED Theater in Europe

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will introduce the first LED theater solution in Europe that does not need projectors and improves resolution compared with traditional movie screens. The announcement comes some four months after the South Korean tech giant installed the first cinema LED screen at a major [...]