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S. Korea’s Top Food Delivery Service Under Fire for Monopolistic Pricing

S. Korea’s Top Food Delivery Service Under Fire for Monopolistic Pricing

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The pending merger between the nation’s number one food delivery app Baedal Minjok (Baemin), and Yogiyo, the industry’s second largest player, has led to a growing negative public sentiment with widespread concerns about monopolistic behavior. In particular, recent changes to Baemin’s fee system from a flat rate to a [...]

Delivery Hero Buys Food Delivery App Baemin in US$4 bln Deal

Delivery Hero Buys Food Delivery App Baemin in US$4 bln Deal

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Germany-based company Delivery Hero has agreed to buy South Korea’s top food delivery app operator, Woowa Brothers Corp., for US$4 billion, industry officials said Friday. The German firm, which also has second-biggest delivery player Yogiyo under its wing, will acquire an 87 percent stake in Woowa Borthers, operators of [...]

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean service provider for a major food delivery app, Baedal Minjok, will open a next generation restaurant, Merry-Go Kitchen, in Seoul’s Songpa District. The restaurant will be run with ‘smart orders,’ autonomous driving robots, and other cutting-edge technology. At the restaurant, each table will [...]

No. 1 Food Delivery App Begins Services for Single-person Households

No. 1 Food Delivery App Begins Services for Single-person Households

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading food delivery app Baedal Minjok, or Baemin for short, said Sunday it began services for single-member households to meet their growing demands. If they order food through Baemin services, consumers now can order food worth less than 10,000 won (US$8.80) for one person, the company said [...]

“Delivery Fee” Option Added to Food Delivery Service App

“Delivery Fee” Option Added to Food Delivery Service App

SEOUL, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — All eyes are on the nation’s most popular food delivery service app after its developers decided to add a new category to the interface that allows restaurants and customers to decide who will be paying for delivery. The app is known as WoowaBrothers in English and “Baedal Minjok” locally. [...]

Startup Develops Food Delivery Robot

Startup Develops Food Delivery Robot

SEOUL, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean startup that operates the country’s most popular food dlivery app, “Baedal Minjok,” said Thursday that it is currently developing an autonomous delivery robot. The self-driving robot – named “Dilly” — is being co-built by a team of researchers from Korea University and is expected to be commercialized [...]