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Samsung Engages in Aggressive Marketing against LG OLED TVs

Samsung Engages in Aggressive Marketing against LG OLED TVs

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s latest aggressive marketing tactic against rival LG Electronics Co. in the high-end TV field appears to be part of its efforts to get ahead in the consumer electronics sector. Samsung Electronics has been at the forefront of liquid crystal display (LCD) TV technology that has helped [...]

IKEA Korea to Launch Mobile App Ahead of 2nd Store Opening

IKEA Korea to Launch Mobile App Ahead of 2nd Store Opening

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The local unit of global furniture giant IKEA said Friday it will launch an augmented reality (AR) technology-based mobile application next week to provide a better chance for customers to shop for its products, with its second outlet set to open in October. IKEA Place, where people can virtually [...]

Int’l Slow Movement Fest Successfully Settling In

Int’l Slow Movement Fest Successfully Settling In

NAMYANGJU, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — An international festival for healthy eating and eco-friendly lifestyles in the South Korean city of Namyangju is successfully being conducted since its opening late last week, organizers said Tuesday. The accumulated number of visitors stood at about 260,000 as of Sunday, the third day of the Namyangju Slow Life [...]

Galaxy Note 8 to Land in China Later This Month

Galaxy Note 8 to Land in China Later This Month

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea’s tech behemoth, said Thursday that its latest high-end smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, will be launched in China later this month to tide over a slump in one of the world’s largest smartphone markets. The phablet will hit Chinese shelves on Sept. 29, according [...]