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Department Store Cosmetics Sales Rebound After Restrictions on Sample Use Lifted

Department Store Cosmetics Sales Rebound After Restrictions on Sample Use Lifted

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s department stores have seen a spike in sales of cosmetics after the government lifted restrictions on the use of samples. To comply with the government’s infection-control measures, department stores stopped the use of samples within outlets from December 24 last year. Such restrictions, however, were lifted on [...]

Most Women Show Interest in Brand Value and Ethics When Purchasing Cosmetics

Most Women Show Interest in Brand Value and Ethics When Purchasing Cosmetics

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that women prioritize brand value and ethics when buying cosmetics products. Olive Young, one of the major health and beauty store chain in South Korea, conducted a survey of 2,000 female consumers during the period from June 17 to 24 in collaboration with beauty [...]

S. Korea’s Exports of Cosmetics to Russia Jump Ninefold Since 2014

S. Korea’s Exports of Cosmetics to Russia Jump Ninefold Since 2014

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Russia jumped nearly ninefold in 2019 from five years earlier on the back of the growing popularity of Korean pop culture, data showed Wednesday. South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Russia reached US$137.3 million in 2019, up from $15.5 million posted [...]

Cosmetics Lead S. Korean Exports of Consumer Goods to Southeast Asia

Cosmetics Lead S. Korean Exports of Consumer Goods to Southeast Asia

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of high-end consumer goods to Southeast Asia has increased sharply since 2010, data showed Thursday, led mostly by their strong demands for cosmetic goods. The country’s exports of high-end consumer goods, which include beauty and fashion items, along with luxury goods, to Singapore have been expanding [...]