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Hyundai Department Store, Amazon Join hands for ‘Next-generation’ Store

Hyundai Department Store, Amazon Join hands for ‘Next-generation’ Store

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Department Store Group said Monday it has joined hands with Amazon to develop the “next-generation” retail model amid local retailers’ push to adopt the latest technology to their online and offline platforms. Under the strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Service (AWS) Korea signed on Friday, Hyundai said [...]

Professor Seo Kyoung-duk: 400 Products Sold on Amazon have “Rising Sun Design”

Professor Seo Kyoung-duk: 400 Products Sold on Amazon have “Rising Sun Design”

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Professor Seo Kyoung-duk from Sungshin Women’s University revealed today that he had asked global e-commerce giant Amazon to stop selling products featuring the Rising Sun Flag, which represents the perils of imperialism for many Koreans. After being alerted by a member of the public, Seo spent the last two [...]

BTS’ Upcoming Album Becomes Amazon Best-seller on First Day of Preorders

BTS’ Upcoming Album Becomes Amazon Best-seller on First Day of Preorders

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop superstars BTS’ upcoming album, “Love Yourself: Answer,” claimed the No. 1 spot in the CD category of the biggest American online retailer Amazon.com in the first day of preorders, its management agency said Thursday. Preorders for the new BTS album, set for release on Aug. 24, began Wednesday, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Center Upgraded with Display Room and Training Area

Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Center Upgraded with Display Room and Training Area

BUSAN, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – In November of last year, the Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Center opened its doors for the first time. Located at Dongseo University’s Centum Campus, the facility is backing a number of startups specializing in areas ranging from artificial intelligence and online gaming to the center’s main field of [...]

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 [...]

AWS Encourages More Companies to Use Cloud-Computing Service

AWS Encourages More Companies to Use Cloud-Computing Service

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The chief of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Korea, the local cloud-computing service affiliate of the U.S. retail giant Amazon Inc., encouraged more businesses Wednesday to successfully make use of the on-demand network to promote their operations.  “There is no need to worry whether to use or not to use [...]