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GS25 Launches ‘Half-priced Parcel Service’, Offering 4-day Delivery and Big Shipping Discount

GS25 Launches ‘Half-priced Parcel Service’, Offering 4-day Delivery and Big Shipping Discount

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — GS25, a major convenience store chain operated by GS Retail Co. introduced on Monday a new “half-priced” delivery service, and promising discounts of up to 65 percent compared to conventional convenience store parcel delivery services. The half-priced delivery service is a parcel delivery service through which customers apply for [...]

Getting a Part-time Convenience Store Job Almost Impossible

Getting a Part-time Convenience Store Job Almost Impossible

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — According to convenience store industry watchers on Sunday, it has become almost impossible to find part-time work at convenience stores due to the increase in the minimum wage this year. With sales declining due to a sluggish economy and excessive competition, convenience store owners are having trouble paying part-time [...]

S. Korean Convenience Store Offers Shopping Bag Rental Service

S. Korean Convenience Store Offers Shopping Bag Rental Service

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — CU, a South Korean convenience store chain by BGF Retail, has launched a rental service for shopping bags. Now, instead of using plastic bags, customers can rent a large shopping bag for 500 won (US$0.45). Customers can get their money back by returning the bags to any CU store. [...]

Emart24 Offers ‘Good Taste’ Guarantee

Emart24 Offers ‘Good Taste’ Guarantee

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Emart24, Shinsegae Group’s convenience store chain, is offering a one-month food guarantee service in December that offers customers a full refund if a food product tastes bad, as it plans to attract new customers and stimulate franchise activities. All refund costs will be paid by Emart24. The food guarantee [...]

7-Eleven Tops List of Complaints Filed with Mediation Agency

7-Eleven Tops List of Complaints Filed with Mediation Agency

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The convenience store giant 7-Eleven was found to have the greatest number of official disputes between its main office and franchise stores. According to parliamentary audit files submitted to Rep. Cho Bae-sook of the Party for Democracy and Peace, there were 498 dispute cases regarding convenience stores filed at [...]