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S. Korea’s Annual Wintertime Shopping Festival to Kick Off Next Month

S. Korea’s Annual Wintertime Shopping Festival to Kick Off Next Month

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s annual wintertime shopping festival will kick off its 45-day run next month nationwide to attract foreign tourists to the country, a government committee said Tuesday. Next year’s festival, Korea Grand Sale 2020, is scheduled to run from Jan. 16 till Feb. 29. The festival will be a [...]

Sales of Annual Wintertime Shopping Festival Hit 1 tln Won

Sales of Annual Wintertime Shopping Festival Hit 1 tln Won

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of this year’s state-led annual wintertime shopping festival aimed at attracting foreign tourists to Korea jumped nearly 40 percent to reach the milestone of 1 trillion won (US$839 million), data showed Monday. Sales from the Korea Grand Sale 2019 came to 1.25 trillion won, compared with 900.7 billion [...]

S. Korea to Hold Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

S. Korea to Hold Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will hold a nationwide shopping festival involving major retailers, manufacturers and traditional markets in November, the government said Wednesday. The annual Korea Sale FESTA will kick off on Nov. 1 for a 22-day run, offering items ranging from electronics and furniture to cosmetics and apparel, according to [...]