boycott Archives | Page 2 of 6 | Be Korea-savvy
Uniqlo Begins Marketing Offensive in S. Korea

Uniqlo Begins Marketing Offensive in S. Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo is coming back to strengthen its presence in the South Korean market after a setback caused by the boycott movement against Japanese products that began last July. Uniqlo’s new commercial, however, has rekindled controversy following complaints that the ad made fun of Japanese sex slaves. [...]

Boycott of Japanese Products Largest in S. Korean History

Boycott of Japanese Products Largest in S. Korean History

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The ongoing boycott movement against Japanese products is the largest of its kind in South Korean history, led by highly motivated groups of voluntary participants. eMFORCE, a South Korean digital marketing firm, reported on Sunday that the word ‘boycott’ appeared 1.18 million times on social networks this year, which [...]

Japanese Advertising in S. Korea Shrinks by 76 pct Following Boycott

Japanese Advertising in S. Korea Shrinks by 76 pct Following Boycott

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Advertisements of Japanese products in South Korea have plummeted following Japan’s export restrictions imposed against South Korea. Media Audit Korea, a South Korean media management firm, reported that Japanese advertisements in the country’s top four media platforms including television, radio, newspaper, and magazines turned out to have spent 7.2 [...]

Japan Boycott Passes 100-day Milestone

Japan Boycott Passes 100-day Milestone

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean boycott of Japanese products, popularized by its slogan ‘I Will Not Buy, I Will Not Go, and I Will Not Wear”, marked 100 days on Tuesday. Some South Koreans are now purchasing Japanese products, but the voluntary participation of the public still leaves little room for [...]

Japanese Perception of Korea Differs by Age: Study

Japanese Perception of Korea Differs by Age: Study

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Many Japanese people are concerned over the possibility that the deteriorating Korea-Japan relations may even hurt non-governmental exchanges between the two countries. The Asahi Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, recently conducted a public survey that revealed that 56 percent of Japanese voters are concerned that Korea-Japan relations may affect economic [...]

No. of S. Korean Travelers to Japan Sharply Falls During Chuseok Holiday

No. of S. Korean Travelers to Japan Sharply Falls During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Koreans who travelled to Japan during this year’s fall harvest holiday sharply declined from last year, due to the response to Tokyo’s export curbs on Seoul, data showed Monday. The number of Koreans who traveled to or from Japan via Incheon International Airport came to [...]

No. of S. Koreans Traveling to Japan Dives amid Boycott Campaign

No. of S. Koreans Traveling to Japan Dives amid Boycott Campaign

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan plunged more than 19 percent on-year last month due to a widening voluntary “Japan tour boycott” campaign against Tokyo’s recent implementation of strict trade regulations on Seoul, the country’s main airport operator said Wednesday. According to the Incheon International Airport Corp., [...]