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As S. Korea Mulls Shift to ‘Living with COVID-19,’ Online Shopping Malls Put Emphasis on Travel Products

As S. Korea Mulls Shift to ‘Living with COVID-19,’ Online Shopping Malls Put Emphasis on Travel Products

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — With South Korea on track to shift to a phase of ‘living with COVID-19’ and a gradual recovery of normal life, an increasing number of online shopping malls are strengthening their travel product offerings. Prior to the pandemic, travel was an important category in e-commerce business, accounting for a [...]

Food Companies Boost Direct Sales Through Their Own Online Portals

Food Companies Boost Direct Sales Through Their Own Online Portals

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major food companies are expanding direct sales through their own online shopping portals instead of using large discount stores or e-commerce platforms. CJ Cheiljedang Corp., the country’s leading processed foods maker, has been engaged in aggressive marketing, greatly expanding the scope of discount events since it upgraded [...]

Online Shopping Sites Vie for Convenient Return Services

Online Shopping Sites Vie for Convenient Return Services

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major online shopping malls are fiercely competing to secure regular clients by providing free and easy return services. Shinsegae TV Shopping Inc., the home shopping arm of retail giant Shinsegae, introduced a new return service that uses convenience stores as a return channel earlier this month. The [...]