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S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a recent survey, men and women in South Korea see different reasons for the recent increase in individuals who are deciding to remain single. According to a survey of 2,009 provincial residents conducted by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, men chose the burden of childbirth and childcare, accounting [...]

Male Cosmetics Brands Focus on Generation Z

Male Cosmetics Brands Focus on Generation Z

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Male cosmetics brands are focusing on communicating with Generation Z men, who will become power buyers in a few years. AmorePacific Corp., the nation’s No. 1 cosmetics company which launched its men’s makeup brand BeREADY on Friday, has been working hard to generate Generation Z fandom from the very [...]

Generation Z Men Drive Growth of Cosmetics Industry

Generation Z Men Drive Growth of Cosmetics Industry

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The cosmetics industry is paying close attention to a surge in interest in makeup for generation Z men. It is noteworthy that AmorePacific Corp., the nation’s No. 1 cosmetics company, on Friday launched its first male makeup brand, BeREADY, 74 years after its foundation. One of the data sources [...]

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The gap between men and women is significant in the opinion of ancestral rites, a major topic for the upcoming Chuseok holiday. According to a survey of 656 union members conducted by the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), 16.7 percent of men said they wanted their offspring to [...]

More Women Open to Living Together with Relationship Partner but On Condition

More Women Open to Living Together with Relationship Partner but On Condition

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of single women are open-minded about living together with a partner before getting married, but only when the parties are committed to eventually tying the knot, a survey said Thursday. The result is part of a poll by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs on [...]

E-commerce Website Reports Surge in Sales of Household Products by Men in their 40s and 50s

E-commerce Website Reports Surge in Sales of Household Products by Men in their 40s and 50s

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The e-commerce giant Ticketmonster has reported that more men in their 40s and 50s seem to be helping out around the house since July of this year, which was when a 52-hour work week was implemented nationwide by the government. According to Ticketmonster’s analysis of sales data posted during [...]