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Sales of Masks, Related Drugs Soar on Choking Fine Dust

Sales of Masks, Related Drugs Soar on Choking Fine Dust

SEOUL, Mar. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of face masks, expectorants and eyewashes in South Korea are growing fast due to the onslaught of severe fine dust, industry sources said Thursday. In recent days, South Korea has been gripped by choking fine dust — particles smaller than 10 micrometers in diameter — which can cause [...]

Sales of Masks, Cleansers for Babies Jump amid Growing Fine Dust Concerns

Sales of Masks, Cleansers for Babies Jump amid Growing Fine Dust Concerns

SEOUL, Apr. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of hand cleansers and laundry detergents for babies have risen sharply amid growing concerns over worsening levels of fine dust in the air, local businesses said Friday. South Korea has been suffering from worsening air pollution caused by fine dust particles emitted both at home and from China, [...]

Sales of Masks, Home Appliances Soar amid Record-high Fine Dust

Sales of Masks, Home Appliances Soar amid Record-high Fine Dust

SEOUL, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of masks and other products that can mitigate the effects of fine dust have skyrocketed amid rising concerns over deteriorating air quality in the country, local retailers said Wednesday. Sales of masks at GS25, one of South Korea’s leading convenience store chains, from Saturday to Monday jumped 914.5 [...]

MERS Drives Personal Hygiene Products Buying Spree Even among Foreign Retailers

MERS Drives Personal Hygiene Products Buying Spree Even among Foreign Retailers

SEOUL, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The MERS outbreak in Korea is causing sales of personal hygiene products to soar, even among non-domestic internet retailers. According to Seven Eleven, sales of Vaseline pots increased 121 percent between May 28 to June 3 compared to the same period in 2014. A rumor that applying Vaseline inside [...]