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Department Stores Bolsters Delivery Service for Lunar New Year Holiday

Department Stores Bolsters Delivery Service for Lunar New Year Holiday

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Major department stores have put a large number of delivery workers on standby for the Lunar New Year holiday later this month, expecting better business after adjustments to an anti-corruption law, retail industry sources said Thursday. The Lunar New Year falls on Feb. 16 this year, and department stores, [...]

Luxury Restaurants, Hotel Buffets Fully Booked for Year-end Holidays: Sources

Luxury Restaurants, Hotel Buffets Fully Booked for Year-end Holidays: Sources

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Most luxury restaurants and buffet restaurants at major hotels in Seoul have almost been fully booked for Christmas and year-end holidays, industry sources said Thursday. Viking’s Wharf, a lobster buffet restaurant chain, said it has completed accepting reservations for tables at its outlets in Jamsil and Yeouido for the [...]

Holiday, Hot Weather Cause Credit-card Spending to Rise in Q2

Holiday, Hot Weather Cause Credit-card Spending to Rise in Q2

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Credit-card spending by individuals rose 11.2 percent on-year in the second quarter, as a long holiday and hot weather boosted demand for air conditioners and other consumer goods, industry data showed Friday. According to the data by the Credit Finance Association, credit-card spending by individuals stood at 150 trillion [...]