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Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Korean consumers are rushing to online stores to buy fresh food products that have traditionally been purchased at large supermarkets or hypermarkets. According to mobile e-commerce company Ticket Monster, the company’s online “supermarket” that sells daily necessities via the Internet revealed today that fresh [...]

S. Korea Ranks No. 1 in Online Grocery Shopping

S. Korea Ranks No. 1 in Online Grocery Shopping

SEOUL, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea ranked No. 1 in terms of e-commence for grocery shopping, far outpacing other major developed countries, an industry report showed Tuesday. According to the report by industry tracker, Kantar Worldpanel, the percentage of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) shopping via online and mobile channels out of all purchases [...]

Will Costco’s Online Store Change Grocery Landscape?

Will Costco’s Online Store Change Grocery Landscape?

SEOUL, Nov.11 (Korea Bizwire) – The American membership-only warehouse club ‘Costco Wholesale Korea’ opened its online shopping mall (www.costco.co.kr) on November 10. It is the first among the Asian countries Costco has entered, and the fifth online shopping site after the U.S., England, Canada and Mexico. Customers that are Costco members who register online can [...]