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Retailers Cancel Promotions for Japanese Beer as Boycott Intensifies

Retailers Cancel Promotions for Japanese Beer as Boycott Intensifies

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the widespread boycott following export restrictions imposed by Japan, the large discount store and convenience store industry decided to exclude Japanese products from its import beer discount promotions. Three major retailers – E-Mart, Lotte Mart and Homeplus – have effectively suspended new orders for Japanese beer as a [...]

Group of 2000 Foreign Tourists Will Visit Chicken and Beer Festival in Daegu

Group of 2000 Foreign Tourists Will Visit Chicken and Beer Festival in Daegu

DAEGU, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Daegu Metropolitan Government said Monday that about 2,000 foreign tourists will visit Daegu during the city’s famous Chimac Festival, held from Wednesday to Sunday. The word ‘chimac’ is a compound of the words chicken and beer in Korean. The tour groups will hail from various countries, including Australia [...]

Japanese Beer Sales Drop Following Recent Export Restriction

Japanese Beer Sales Drop Following Recent Export Restriction

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans are increasingly boycotting Japanese products following Japan’s recent export restrictions. At convenience stores and shopping malls, sales of Japanese beer have fallen despite the scorching summer heat, leading many to believe that the boycott movement is spreading among South Korean consumers. Emart Inc., South Korea’s largest hypermarket [...]