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E-mart Riding High on Brisk Demand for Eco-friendly Clothes

E-mart Riding High on Brisk Demand for Eco-friendly Clothes

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing interest in environmental protection, eco-friendly clothes made of recyclable materials are enjoying rising popularity. E-mart Inc., South Korea’s largest hypermarket chain, announced on Wednesday that its in-house clothing brand DAIZ saw first-half sales of recycled clothes rise by 260 percent year on year. “The robust sales growth [...]

Coffee Lovers in South Korea Have a Crush on Coffee Pods’ Charm

Coffee Lovers in South Korea Have a Crush on Coffee Pods’ Charm

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) –Coffee pods are making up a growing percentage of an ever-growing coffee market in South Korea, with sales of products using pre-ground coffee sealed in a capsule more than doubling compared to sales of ground coffee in the first half of the year. According to Emart, South Korea’s largest discount [...]

E-Mart Offloads Real Estate, Buys Back Shares to Restore Competitiveness

E-Mart Offloads Real Estate, Buys Back Shares to Restore Competitiveness

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart Inc. has decided to buy back shares worth some 100 billion won (US$82 million) and securitize its assets through sale and leaseback arrangements. “At the current stage, we have to save up our capability, and use that capability when there is an opportunity,” said Shinsegae Group Vice Chairman [...]

E-Mart to Focus on Online Sales, Convenience Stores

E-Mart to Focus on Online Sales, Convenience Stores

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart Inc., South Korea’s largest hypermarket chain, said Thursday that it aims to raise its online sales by 30 percent this year, and open more convenience stores. The retail giant, part of Shinsegae Group, also will further nurture its warehouse store, E-Mart Traders. The company expects its sales for [...]