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Online Malls Enjoy Sales Boom with Discount Events

Online Malls Enjoy Sales Boom with Discount Events

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s online malls have raked in sales during massive discount campaigns held well in advance of Black Friday in the United States, according to industry insiders Sunday. Major online malls and market places presented door-busting deals in early November to entice consumers even before department stores and discount [...]

Dongdaemun Fashion Retailers Sandwiched Between SPA Brands, Online Malls

Dongdaemun Fashion Retailers Sandwiched Between SPA Brands, Online Malls

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – While in college in the early 2000s, Lee Eun-sun used to go to the Dongdaemun market to buy casual clothes, hopping from one shopping complex to another. Walking through the narrow aisles lined up with cramped stores without partitions, she learned how to bargain with shop owners over prices, [...]

Korea’s Online Shopping Mall Evolves to Embrace Increasing Chinese Customers

Korea’s Online Shopping Mall Evolves to Embrace Increasing Chinese Customers

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid growing purchasing influence of Chinese tourists in the Korean market, the transaction systems of online shopping malls are becoming more and more Chinese-friendly.  Lotte.com, Korea’s online shopping mall, announced on May 20 that it has developed a payment system for Chinese customers in cooperation with “Alipay,” a Chinese [...]