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Zoho Boosts Competitive Opportunity for Global Businesses with New Cutting Edge Technology in Zoho One, its Operating System for Business

Zoho Boosts Competitive Opportunity for Global Businesses with New Cutting Edge Technology in Zoho One, its Operating System for Business

Featuring 5 new apps, 3 new services, and 7 major platform enhancements, Zoho One helps businesses unify systems, data and teams. —————————————————————————————————————— Since its release in 2017, over 40,000 organizations have chosen Zoho One as their operating system. During the months of global and economic crises, Zoho One witnessed a 60% y-y customer growth with [...]

Unusual Businesses Emerge amid Pandemic

Unusual Businesses Emerge amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — New services are taking care of ‘cumbersome tasks’ on behalf of those who want to stay indoors following the coronavirus outbreak. Fitco introduced a service in November that comes up with various recommendations on fashion, picked by professional stylists based on the ‘Style Quiz’ questionnaire that asks customers some [...]

Retailers Put Bigger Emphasis on Fresh Food and 1-hour Delivery Services

Retailers Put Bigger Emphasis on Fresh Food and 1-hour Delivery Services

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — To better cope with the changing face of the retail market, super supermarket (SSM) chains are strengthening their fresh food sections and launching near-distance delivery services. Homeplus Express, run by South Korean hypermarket chain operator Homeplus Co., transformed about one third of its roughly 300 outlets nationwide to ones [...]

Tech Firms Scramble to Offer Live Broadcasting Services for Baseball Games

Tech Firms Scramble to Offer Live Broadcasting Services for Baseball Games

SEOUL, April 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean baseball fans are increasingly using online means to watch games as the coronavirus continues to rage on. With the 2021 season of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) begins Saturday, tech companies are releasing a series of broadcasting services with special features to meet audience demand. Online gaming [...]

Google Sits Idle Despite Service Failures, Putting Consumer Protection on the Back Burner

Google Sits Idle Despite Service Failures, Putting Consumer Protection on the Back Burner

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Global tech giant Google Inc. is facing criticism in South Korea for putting consumer protection on the back burner despite having an unrivaled presence in the domestic mobile operating system (OS) market. Today, Google commands a share of more than 70 percent of the nation’s mobile OS market. On [...]

Retail and Delivery Businesses Jump into Each Other’s Markets

Retail and Delivery Businesses Jump into Each Other’s Markets

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — As so-called ‘untact’ or contactless consumption is on the increase amid the coronavirus pandemic, the lines that once stood between the retail and delivery sectors are disappearing as market players are jumping into each other’s territories. Delivery Hero Stores Korea, a subsidiary of Germany-based online delivery service provider Delivery [...]

Tech Competition Heats Up over Remote Work in S. Korea During Pandemic

Tech Competition Heats Up over Remote Work in S. Korea During Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech firms are joining the race for the growing remote work market, industry officials said Friday, as businesses brace for a drawn-out fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s workplaces have been reshaped this year as many companies opt to keep their workers out of offices to [...]

Five-star Hotels Launch Delivery and Drive-thru Services amid Pandemic

Five-star Hotels Launch Delivery and Drive-thru Services amid Pandemic

BUSAN, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Struggling with the coronavirus, a five-star hotel in the southern port city of Busan has decided to provide food delivery services as well as drive-thru services to sustain business. With the spread of ‘untact’ services, Lotte Hotel Busan launched a new drive-thru menu on Monday to meet growing demand for [...]