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SK Networks to Transform Dongdaemun into “Asian Broadway”

SK Networks to Transform Dongdaemun into “Asian Broadway”

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Networks, who proposed using the Cerestar building for a new duty-free shop, unveiled plans to develop the Dongdaemun area to make it into an Asian Broadway. The retail arm of SK Group, the third largest family-run conglomerate in Korea, already proposed investing 450 billion to 550 billion won (US$460 [...]

Seoul Is “on Sale” during July to Catch Eyes of Foreign Visitors

Seoul Is “on Sale” during July to Catch Eyes of Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) – During the whole month of July, Seoul will be the heaven for foreign shoppers: The Seoul Metropolitan City government is staging a “Seoul Summer Sale 2014” event in tandem with the upcoming summer holiday season. From July 1 through 31, roughly 1,200 shops in the city including department stores, duty [...]

Mixed Feelings over Dongdaemun Design Plaza’s Opening

Mixed Feelings over Dongdaemun Design Plaza’s Opening

SEOUL, Korea, Mar 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Dongdaemun Design Plaza, the large-scale urban development project famous for being designed by Iraqi British architect Zaha Hadid, has opened for business on March 21. For the first few days the area was crowded with visitors to see the newest landmark while shopping in the plaza’s basement [...]