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Overseas Sales of Choco Pie, Bibigo Mandu, Shin Ramen All Top 300 bln-won Mark

Overseas Sales of Choco Pie, Bibigo Mandu, Shin Ramen All Top 300 bln-won Mark

SEOUL, Mar. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Overseas sales of Choco pie, Bibigo Mandu and Shin Ramen all exceeded 300 billion won (US$263.8 million) last year, a milestone for South Korean food producers that have strived to expand into new markets amid tanking demand at home, industry data showed Sunday. The three products, often referred to [...]

Low Prices Drive Interest in Overseas Direct Purchases

Low Prices Drive Interest in Overseas Direct Purchases

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Cheaper prices are behind the increasing popularity of direct purchases of foreign merchandise from overseas vendors, according to a survey conducted by the Korea Consumer Agency that queried 1,000 adults over 20 years of age about their shopping habits. Among the respondents, 78.1 percent (multiple answers allowed) said that [...]

S. Korean Market for Air Purifiers Rising amid Fine Dust Woes

S. Korean Market for Air Purifiers Rising amid Fine Dust Woes

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The market for air purifiers in South Korea is set to continue expanding going forward, industry watchers said Sunday, as more consumers are becoming concerned about fine dust levels in the air. Sales of air purifiers in the country are expected to reach around 2 million to 2.5 million [...]