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Korean Companies Target Growing “Kids’ Market”

Korean Companies Target Growing “Kids’ Market”

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Telecommunications platforms and portal websites are competing for the sizeable market catering to services for children. Experts say that businesses are implementing strategies that target parents willing to invest big bucks for their kids. In the process, businesses are also able to secure a new generation of customers. According [...]

Children Aged Between 3 and 8 Spend About 3 Hours per Day on Smartphones, TVs, PCs: Survey

Children Aged Between 3 and 8 Spend About 3 Hours per Day on Smartphones, TVs, PCs: Survey

SEOUL, Mar. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean children aged between three and eight spend nearly three hours per day on smartphones, televisions and personal computers, a survey showed Friday. They spent an average of 177 minutes every day on watching television or playing with smartphones and personal computers, according to the survey of mothers [...]

NH Institute Finds Less Educated Have More Children; Cancer Leading Cause of Death

NH Institute Finds Less Educated Have More Children; Cancer Leading Cause of Death

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – A report published by a demographics research institute run by NH Investment and Securities revealed South Korean parents with less education have more children, and cancer is the leading cause of death in the country. The findings showed that university graduates had on average 1.49 children, while high school [...]

Market for Premium Children’s Brands Growing Fast

Market for Premium Children’s Brands Growing Fast

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Online shopping malls are partnering with premium children’s brands as sales in the segment are growing faster than for cheaper labels, industry watchers said Thursday.  First-quarter sales of brand name children’s clothing and accessories increased 43 percent on-year at online mall 11st Street, compared with a 34.7 percent rise [...]

Street Painted Yellow for Children’s Safety

Street Painted Yellow for Children’s Safety

CHANGWON, South Korea, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) – On Thursday, Changwon’s Masan Dongbu Police Station installed “yellow carpets” in front of three elementary schools in its district to improve traffic safety for commuting children.  By painting the walls and the pavement yellow, a separate space is created that subconsciously encourages children to stand within the [...]

Children Learn Safety Drills at Seoul Safety Exhibition

Children Learn Safety Drills at Seoul Safety Exhibition

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The sixth Children’s Safety Experience Exhibit kicked off Thursday for a three-day run at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Hosted by Hyundai Motor Company, the Ministry of Public Safety and Security, and the Citizens’ Coalition for Safety, the event is offering education programs and experience sessions for various accidents and [...]