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SK Broadband Joins Ties with Domino’s Pizza to Track Deliveries

SK Broadband Joins Ties with Domino’s Pizza to Track Deliveries

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s IT firm SK Broadband Inc. said Monday it has joined forces with popular chain Domino’s Pizza to allow users to track locations of orders using Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology. SK Broadband said the delivery drivers of Domino’s will be given a device that connects to the ordering systems [...]

Retail Industry Introduces Fresh Foods Phone Delivery Service: Sources

Retail Industry Introduces Fresh Foods Phone Delivery Service: Sources

SEOUL, Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s retail industry is introducing quick delivery of fresh and frozen foods through phone orders, targeting single and double-income households, industry sources said Monday. Homeplus said more than 70 outlets across the country have adopted the service in which clients can buy fresh and frozen foods using their [...]

SNS Analysis Shows Popularity of Home Delivery Subscriptions

SNS Analysis Shows Popularity of Home Delivery Subscriptions

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Delivery subscriptions for products other than conventional newspapers or milk are becoming more popular in South Korea, and now address a variety of needs and wants including personal interests and pastime activities.  According to BINS 3.0, SK Planet’s social analysis system, online mentions of “delivery subscription” – on blogs, [...]

S. Korea to Expand Use of Drones to Delivery, Life-Saving Missions

S. Korea to Expand Use of Drones to Delivery, Life-Saving Missions

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean firefighters may soon start using drones in their search and rescue missions, while remote controlled drones may also help save lives by airlifting much needed medicine and other emergency supplies to people in areas often stranded by seasonal floods or heavy snowfall, the government said Thursday.  One [...]

UNIQLO to Launch Rapid Delivery Service in Japan

UNIQLO to Launch Rapid Delivery Service in Japan

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Fast Retailing Co., a public Japanese retail holding company that operates UNIQLO, plans to establish a “next-day delivery service” where products ordered through its online store are delivered the next day. Industry experts say that the Japanese company is taking countermeasures against Amazon, which provides same-day or next-day delivery services, [...]

Restaurants Focus on Delivery Apps for Advertising

Restaurants Focus on Delivery Apps for Advertising

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report indicates that eight out of ten restaurants nationwide that offer delivery have partnerships with delivery applications. Baedal Minjok, Baedaltong, and Yogiyo issued a joint report that revealed statistics about restaurants offering delivery services. The researchers investigated 702 restaurants nationwide from November 2015 to February 2016, to [...]

Delivery Nation: Convenience Stores Test the Market

Delivery Nation: Convenience Stores Test the Market

SEOUL, Feb.24 (Korea Bizwire) – A new service that offers delivery for convenience store items such as boxed meals and bottled water is gaining popularity. According to representatives from convenience store chain CU, the number of deliveries made in January jumped 10.5 times compared to July 2015. Since June 2015, CU has provided delivery services [...]

CJ Korea Express Launches Same Day Delivery Service for Online Purchases

CJ Korea Express Launches Same Day Delivery Service for Online Purchases

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s parcel delivery industry is in the early stages of a ‘delivery war’ between well established logistics companies and social commerce businesses. CJ Korea Express announced a new delivery option called  ’CJ The Fast Delivery’ service, which offers same-day parcel delivery for orders that are placed before 11 a.m. [...]