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Pet Industry Startups Offer One-hour Delivery, Pet-sitting Services

Pet Industry Startups Offer One-hour Delivery, Pet-sitting Services

SEOUL, Jun. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — In the age of 10 million pets, services for pet owners are evolving rapidly. According to pet industry watchers on Sunday, new services such as one-hour delivery of pet products, pet sitters, moving robot closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and other services that were previously unavailable are emerging as a [...]

Online Retailers Introduce Eco-friendly Delivery Services

Online Retailers Introduce Eco-friendly Delivery Services

SEOUL, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Online retailers in South Korea are scrambling to offer eco-friendly delivery services as environmental awareness is spreading among local consumers. Hello Nature, a South Korean online food market, announced on Wednesday that it will replace all delivery materials with boxes made of recyclable woven polyethylene and ice packs made [...]

Early Morning Delivery Services Run Counter to Efforts to Reduce Plastic Waste

Early Morning Delivery Services Run Counter to Efforts to Reduce Plastic Waste

SEOUL, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — On April 1, plastic bags were banned from use in all department stores, malls, and shopping centers following the introduction of new legislation that will result in fines up to 3 million won if stores make use of plastic bags. While the legislation seems to be effective when it [...]

Delivery Services for Daily Necessities on Rise

Delivery Services for Daily Necessities on Rise

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Home delivery services for essentials and easy-to-eat meals have risen amid an increase in the number of one-person households and dual-income families, industry sources said Monday. Kwangdong Pharmaceutial Co., a distributor of the bottled water Jeju Samdasoo, said it has launched a mobile app that delivers its products conveniently [...]

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 [...]