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Ministry of SMEs and Startups to Support O2O Services

Ministry of SMEs and Startups to Support O2O Services

SEOUL, Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups plans to overhaul regulations on six agendas including shared kitchens, to stimulate online-to-offline (O2O) services. The O2O market, despite its potential to provide new startup opportunities, has been subject to various concerns that relevant legislation and conflict with similar businesses will [...]

Emart to Push Forward with Online-to-Offline Service

Emart to Push Forward with Online-to-Offline Service

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – In an effort to adapt to mobile shopping trends, Emart revealed Monday that it will start offering O2O (online-to-offline) services on May 26. The retailer will offer mobile product information, scan-delivery service, and a pilot operation of location-based service at its Seongsu branch. Emart’s mobile product information allows customers to [...]

Kakao Opens Mobile Circulation Platform to Sell Tangerines

Kakao Opens Mobile Circulation Platform to Sell Tangerines

SEOUL, Nov.11 (Korea Bizwire) – Daum Kakao has announced that it has opened a mobile circulation platform for Jeju tangerines called ‘Kakao Farmer Jeju’. ‘Kakao Farmer Jeju’ was established with the intention to select the best produce and deliver it to consumers when it is in its most delicious state. Since this is a trial [...]

Naver Provides Indoor Maps for 328 Major Sites Nationwide

Naver Provides Indoor Maps for 328 Major Sites Nationwide

Seoul, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver has announced that they will be providing indoor maps for 328 major transportation and business facilities nationwide. Using Naver indoor maps, one can get information on the location beforehand, avoiding the chaos occurring in crowded and complex areas. Users can find out where the nearest customer centers, elevators and washrooms [...]