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Wary of Chemical Substances, Cosmetics Shoppers Prioritize Quality Ingredients

Wary of Chemical Substances, Cosmetics Shoppers Prioritize Quality Ingredients

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Shoppers with a heightened awareness of harmful chemical substances used in consumer products are driving sales of high-end skincare products that are mostly hypoallergenic and rely on naturally derived ingredients. Beautyshop-and-drugstore chain Olive Young announced Q1 revenue generated from such products was 200 percent higher than in the preceding [...]

Olive Young, Starbucks Most Sought-after Workplaces by South Korean Part-timers

Olive Young, Starbucks Most Sought-after Workplaces by South Korean Part-timers

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Olive Young and Starbucks have been named the most desirable franchises to work for by South Korean part-time workers, a new survey has found. The South Korean drug store chain is the most popular workplace for part-time workers in South Korea, according to a survey conducted by part-time job search [...]

Sales of Male Cleansers and Technical Underwear on the Rise

Sales of Male Cleansers and Technical Underwear on the Rise

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Sales of male cleansers and technical underwear are increasing in South Korea. According to recent data from health and beauty store Olive Young, sales of beauty products and technical underwear for male consumers increased by 160 percent during the first three weeks of November compared to the same time [...]

Cosmetics Consumers Prefer to Buy New Items Offline, and Bestsellers Online

Cosmetics Consumers Prefer to Buy New Items Offline, and Bestsellers Online

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean consumers prefer to buy new cosmetics products at offline stores, while bestselling products are most often sold online, a new market report has revealed. According to a Wednesday statement by CJ OliveNetworks, which runs the country’s major cosmetics store chain Olive Young, new products within three months [...]

S. Korean Health, Beauty Care Stores Post Solid Growth amid Weak Consumption

S. Korean Health, Beauty Care Stores Post Solid Growth amid Weak Consumption

SEOUL, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health care and beauty-related stores are posting solid growth allowing them to consider expanding operations at home and abroad, industry data showed Tuesday. According to findings released by local retailers, health and beauty (H&B) chain stores like Olive Young, GS Watsons and LOHBs have done well, posting [...]

Popularity of Smaller, Healthier Meal-Alternatives Soar

Popularity of Smaller, Healthier Meal-Alternatives Soar

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of South Korean workers are becoming health-conscious, leading to soaring popularity for simple meal alternatives that can satisfy hunger and provide the right balance of nutrients.  According to Olive Young, a CJ franchise for health and beauty products, sales of these alternative foodstuffs, including powdered products, [...]