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Card Spending Up 6.3 pct On-year During Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

Card Spending Up 6.3 pct On-year During Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Card spending made during a massive nationwide annual shopping festival earlier this month rose 6.3 percent from a year earlier, the trade ministry said Friday, amid the new coronavirus outbreak. Card spending amounted to 37.4 trillion won (US$33.5 billion) in the Nov. 1-15 period, when the country held the [...]

S. Korea to Hold Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

S. Korea to Hold Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will hold a massive nationwide shopping festival involving major retailers, manufacturers and traditional markets in November to attract foreign tourists and boost domestic consumption, organizers said Friday. The annual Korea Sale FESTA will kick off Nov. 1 for a 15-day run, offering items ranging from electronics and [...]

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 [...]