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Coupang Returns to Delivery Market

Coupang Returns to Delivery Market

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The delivery market is bracing for Coupang Corp.’s move to jump into the delivery business. Coupang Logistics Service, a subsidiary of South Korea’s leading e-commerce operator, was recently certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to engage in cargo distribution business. Coupang Logistics acquired distributor certification by [...]

E-commerce Giant Coupang Launches Video Streaming Service

E-commerce Giant Coupang Launches Video Streaming Service

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Coupang Corp., South Korea’s leading e-commerce operator, said Thursday it has launched a subscription-based video streaming service, heating up competition in the country’s growing over-the-top (OTT) media market. The e-commerce giant said its new service, Coupang Play, is currently available on Android smartphones and it will expand support for [...]

Watchmakers Blame Coupang for Distributing Fake Luxury Watches

Watchmakers Blame Coupang for Distributing Fake Luxury Watches

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean small and medium-sized watch makers are crying foul after suffering from heavy losses stemming from hundreds of models of fake luxury watches selling through a popular online shopping portals. The Korea Watch Industry Association (KOWIC) said in a press release issued on Wednesday that hundreds of models [...]

Coupang Employees Sue CEO for Mass Coronavirus Outbreak

Coupang Employees Sue CEO for Mass Coronavirus Outbreak

SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Employees impacted by the coronavirus outbreak at a logistics center of Coupang Inc., the country’s leading e-commerce operator, last May asked the prosecution to hold those accountable to justice. “Coupang attempted to cover up the mass outbreak as it violated the government’s quarantine instructions,” said the victims of the [...]