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Department Stores Expand Art Galleries

Department Stores Expand Art Galleries

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Department store chains are jumping into the art market as more consumers are going beyond exhibiting artworks to collecting and investing in them. Coupled with the rising trend of home decoration, the art market is sizing up rapidly. Lotte Department Store has been selling artworks at six stores since [...]

Lotte Department Store’s Main Outlet in Seoul to Close Temporarily over Coronavirus Fears

Lotte Department Store’s Main Outlet in Seoul to Close Temporarily over Coronavirus Fears

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Department Store, one of the country’s major department store chain operators, said Friday that one of its outlets in downtown Seoul will be temporarily closed starting late Friday for a cleanup following a recent visit there by a patient diagnosed with the new coronavirus. The store in the [...]

Department Store Doing Away with Paper Receipts

Department Store Doing Away with Paper Receipts

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Department Store said Wednesday it will launch an electronic receipt issuance service with the aim of “zero” paper receipts within three years. Electronic receipts will be issued in the form of the automatic issuance of receipts through mobile applications instead of paper receipts when purchasing goods. Even if [...]