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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 [...]

Amid Growing Popularity, CVSs Increasing Number of Outlets That Sell Instant Coffee

Amid Growing Popularity, CVSs Increasing Number of Outlets That Sell Instant Coffee

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s convenience store (CVS) chains are increasing the number of outlets selling instant brewed coffee amid growing popularity of the cheap beverage, industry sources said Thursday. South Korea’s largest convenience store chain, CU, said it will raise the number to more than 12,000, from the current 8,000, by [...]

Two Days After Minimum Wage Hike, Opinions Mixed

Two Days After Minimum Wage Hike, Opinions Mixed

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Workers and business owners across South Korea expressed mixed views two days after a dramatic minimum wage hike was implemented. Yesterday was the second day in South Korea that workers at the low end of the pay scale received an hourly wage of 7,530 won, but opinions varied on [...]