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Delivery Applications Drive Sales Boost for Dining Industry, But Profits Remain Elusive

Delivery Applications Drive Sales Boost for Dining Industry, But Profits Remain Elusive

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — While restaurants and other dining companies are increasingly dependent on delivery apps, owners do not think that these apps help them increase profitability, a recent survey has showed. According to a study released Monday by the Korea Food Service Industry Research Institute (KFIRI), 49.8 percent of the average number [...]

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 [...]