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South Korea’s Top YouTube Educators Share Their Stories

South Korea’s Top YouTube Educators Share Their Stories

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) – With millions of ‘how to’ videos readily available, the world’s biggest video streaming platform is often the first go-to destination from simple know-hows like ‘how to use chopsticks’ to more professional skills like computer programming.  Although the most popular YouTube channels in South Korea are still videogame related or [...]

Big Data Shows Growing Interest in DIY House Interior Design

Big Data Shows Growing Interest in DIY House Interior Design

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – DIY interior design, or self-interior design, is trending among South Koreans. According to market research firm Nielsen Korea, the number of online mentions of “self-interior” related to “moving” on online communities and SNS platforms doubled from a monthly average of 5,256 in 2015 to 10,460 in 2016.  Although “to [...]

DIY Products Impress More South Korean Consumers

DIY Products Impress More South Korean Consumers

SEOUL, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) – DIY products are appealing to more and more South Korean consumers who have grown to seek individuality, and are now becoming popular in unconventional products like cosmetics or fashion items.  Local cosmetics brand Etude House launched this month a lipstick product dubbed “Dear My Glass Tinting Lips-Talk” which comes [...]

Future Bright for Food Delivery Apps

Future Bright for Food Delivery Apps

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Regardless of time and place, food delivery never disappoints in South Korea. Delivery has become more accessible than ever with the introduction of food delivery apps, which brought together thousands of restaurants across the country into a single location-based platform.  The market for food delivery apps has grown significantly [...]

Small DIY Weddings Increasingly Popular for Koreans

Small DIY Weddings Increasingly Popular for Koreans

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Wedding ceremonies are considered to be some of the biggest family events for Koreans. In fact, weddings are so important that a recent study conducted by wedding consulting firm Duo Wed showed that an average of 82,460,000 won ($72,000) is spent for a wedding ceremony in Korea.  But there [...]

New Year’s Resolution Trends Boost DIY Sales

New Year’s Resolution Trends Boost DIY Sales

SEOUL, Jan.26 (Korea Bizwire) – More consumers seem to be trying to save money by teaching themselves new skills in the new year. According to the online shopping site TMON (www.tmon.co.kr), sales of exercising tools, also known as ‘New Year’s resolution products’, increased 51 percent compared to the same period last year. Sales of steppers [...]

New Easy-to-use Wallpaper Also Eco-Safe

New Easy-to-use Wallpaper Also Eco-Safe

SEOUL, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundae Sheet, an adhesive wallpaper company, has launched a wallpaper sheet that adheres to walls using water. This giant stamp-like wallpaper, named Soowall Sheet, is spread with dried, non-toxic glue, and can be affixed to walls right after soaking it with water. As more Koreans are starting to self-decorate [...]