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Automation, Self-Service Piloted Across Convenience Stores, Restaurants

Automation, Self-Service Piloted Across Convenience Stores, Restaurants

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Changes are occurring rapidly in the service industry as the minimum wage hike implemented this year has spurred on efforts to scale back labor costs. While convenience store chains are expeditiously implementing automated stores, dining establishments are actively experimenting with expanded self-service and self-checkout policies.  Per industry insiders, Emart [...]

Number of Convenience Stores in Korea Reaches 34,000, Despite Stiff Competition

Number of Convenience Stores in Korea Reaches 34,000, Despite Stiff Competition

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite stiff competition and declining profits, more and more convenience stores in South Korea are opening, with the number of convenience stores per head surpassing that of Japan, a country thought to be the Asian capital of the industry. According to industry sources on Tuesday, there were an estimated 34,376 [...]

Convenience Store Chains Release Ice Products and Cold Beverages Amid Soaring Sales

Convenience Store Chains Release Ice Products and Cold Beverages Amid Soaring Sales

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – As the weather warms up in South Korea, major convenience store chains are releasing new spring and summer products ranging from iced tea and caffe lattes to plastic cups filled with ice cubes to drink a cold beverage out of. The market for ice products in the convenience store [...]

Ministop Korea Ensures Integrity, Safety, and Reliability of Its Network Environment with WatchGuard

Ministop Korea Ensures Integrity, Safety, and Reliability of Its Network Environment with WatchGuard

Singapore, July 26, 2013 (Korea Bizwire) – WatchGuard ( www.watchguard.com ), a leading provider of manageable business security  solutions, has announced that Korea Ministop ( www.ministop.co.kr ) is using WatchGuard’s XTM solution to implement a secure, integrated network  environment that  connects HQ, distribution centers, and approximately 2,000 stores nationwide to  maximize customer satisfaction by improving the [...]