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Anti-Japanese Sentiment Likely to Throw Cold Water on Pepero Day

Anti-Japanese Sentiment Likely to Throw Cold Water on Pepero Day

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Pepero Day, one of South Korea’s biggest marketing events – similar to Valentine’s Day that falls on November 11, is expected to be less successful this year as convenience stores are reluctant to order chocolate sticks from Japan. Pepero Day, the same day celebrated in China as Singles Day, [...]

7 out of 10 S. Korean Tired of the Culture of Celebrating Everything: Survey

7 out of 10 S. Korean Tired of the Culture of Celebrating Everything: Survey

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that 7 in 10 South Koreans are sick of various anniversaries such as Valentine’s Day and Pepero Day. According to a survey of 1,000 men and women aged between 13 to 59 nationwide by local research firm Embrain, 69.6 percent of respondents said they [...]