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Women in 30′s Shop Online the Most

Women in 30′s Shop Online the Most

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Female shoppers in their 30′s have been spending the most at a local online shopping mall this fall, industry data showed Friday. South Korea’s major online shopping operator and ticketing company Interpark Corp. said 21 percent of its customers between October and the second week of November were women [...]

KT, Interpark Botch Xiaomi Smartphone Launch

KT, Interpark Botch Xiaomi Smartphone Launch

SEOUL, Jan.7 (Korea Bizwire) – A special sales event for a Xiaomi smartphone hosted by an online shopping site was canceled soon after its launch. Complaints from angry consumers quickly filled up internet message boards, which only proved that the cancelation of the event showed the growing influence of Chinese smartphones. With an unsatisfying explanation [...]

Interpark Join Forces with SK Telecom for Internet-only Bank

Interpark Join Forces with SK Telecom for Internet-only Bank

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s leading online shopping site Interpark said Wednesday it has joined forces with the nation’s top mobile carrier and several other firms to win regulatory approval for running an Internet-only bank. Interpark said its consortium includes SK Telecom, the state-run Industrial Bank of Korea, GS Home Shopping and four [...]

Coffee Machines Gain Popularity as Koreans Enjoy Homemade Coffee

Coffee Machines Gain Popularity as Koreans Enjoy Homemade Coffee

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – As more Koreans are starting to enjoy homemade coffee at reasonable prices, coffee machine sales are steadily increasing. Popular models include capsule-type machines, which stand out for their simple operation. Lotte Department Store has six brands of coffee machines on offer since 2009, including Nespresso, Dolce Gusto, illy, Cremesso, [...]

Interpark Enters Lucrative MROs E-Commerce Market to Lure B2B Consumers

Interpark Enters Lucrative MROs E-Commerce Market to Lure B2B Consumers

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean e-commerce market is continually evolving. As the nation’s B2C e-commerce market appears saturated, major players are beginning to eye B2B market and in particular, a chance to tap maintenance, repair, operations (MROs) for SMEs which is estimated to be valued at about 25 trillion won — in terms of MROs [...]

Interpark Launches New Bidding Site “Dynamic Price”

Interpark Launches New Bidding Site “Dynamic Price”

SEOUL, Korea, Jan 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Interpark, Korea’s major online retailer, has launched on January 23 a new service called “Dynamic Price,” in which customers can bid prices from as low as 0 won for one item a day from 7 am to 12 midnight every day. The service is available both on its mobile [...]

[Kobiz Feature] What Distinguishes You from “Smart Shoppers”

[Kobiz Feature] What Distinguishes You from “Smart Shoppers”

SEOUL, Korea, Dec 12 (Korea Bizwire) – At the end of the last month arrived Black Friday, the biggest shopping season of the year in the United States. Black Friday, the time when the shoppers can enjoy tremendous benefits, even had an impact on the Korean retail industry. During the Black Friday shopping season this year Korean [...]