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Two-wheeler Crash Deaths Rise, as COVID-19 Pushes Up Demand for Delivery

Two-wheeler Crash Deaths Rise, as COVID-19 Pushes Up Demand for Delivery

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The overall number of traffic accident deaths in South Korea dwindled this year, but two-wheeler crash deaths increased, police data showed Wednesday, apparently reflecting the growing demand for delivery services amid the spread of the coronavirus. According to the National Police Agency (NPA) and the transport ministry, the number [...]

Retailers, Shopping Malls Introduce Eco-friendly Delivery Services

Retailers, Shopping Malls Introduce Eco-friendly Delivery Services

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — With demand for delivery services on the rise following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, a growing number of South Koreans are voicing concerns over the increasing amount of disposable packaging being generated and discarded. In response, several home shopping retailers and online shopping malls are launching eco-friendly delivery [...]

Retail and Delivery Businesses Jump into Each Other’s Markets

Retail and Delivery Businesses Jump into Each Other’s Markets

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — As so-called ‘untact’ or contactless consumption is on the increase amid the coronavirus pandemic, the lines that once stood between the retail and delivery sectors are disappearing as market players are jumping into each other’s territories. Delivery Hero Stores Korea, a subsidiary of Germany-based online delivery service provider Delivery [...]

Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccine: DHL Study Shows How Public and Private Sector Can Partner for Success

Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccine: DHL Study Shows How Public and Private Sector Can Partner for Success

BONN, GERMANY, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – With first emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines expected to be effective in the last quarter of 2020, logistics providers are challenged to rapidly establish medical supply chains to deliver more than ten billion doses worldwide. DHL, working with McKinsey & Company as analytics partner, has published a white [...]

Once Viewed as Old-fashioned, Coffee Delivery Gains Traction amid Contactless Trend

Once Viewed as Old-fashioned, Coffee Delivery Gains Traction amid Contactless Trend

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Coffee delivery services are not an unfamiliar concept in South Korea. Serving persons at tea houses, or “dabang” in Korean, used to deliver cups of coffee filled with sugar and cream on foot. Big-name coffee chains such as Starbucks and small independent cafes replaced such tea houses by offering [...]

Delivery Services of Alcoholic Drinks, OEM Production to be Available in S. Korea

Delivery Services of Alcoholic Drinks, OEM Production to be Available in S. Korea

SEJONG, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s finance ministry said Tuesday it will ease regulations on alcoholic drinks, in a bid for local producers to increase their competitiveness against foreign firms. Under the deregulatory move, which is subject to approval from the National Assembly, local firms will be allowed to produce alcoholic drinks under [...]

E-commerce Battleground Turns to ‘Easy Returns’

E-commerce Battleground Turns to ‘Easy Returns’

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The e-commerce industry, which has long emphasized “fast delivery,” is now expanding its services, with competition now turning to offering “easy returns”. South Korea’s major shopping portal 11st said Monday that it has introduced a service to offset return costs caused by customers exchanging products, in which an insurance [...]