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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 [...]

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, [...]