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Convenience Stores See Sales of Premium Side Dishes for Wine Rise Sharply

Convenience Stores See Sales of Premium Side Dishes for Wine Rise Sharply

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — When consumers buy wine at convenience stores in South Korea, they tend to buy premium side dishes with a value equivalent to about a half of that of the wine. Convenience store chain CU analyzed sales trends at its stores for the period from Sept. 1-23. The analysis showed [...]

Department Store Begins Subscription Service for Side Dishes

Department Store Begins Subscription Service for Side Dishes

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — High-end side dishes, normally available only at department stores, can now be delivered to your doorsteps thanks to a new subscription service. Hyundai Department Store Co. announced Wednesday that it will begin offering the ‘Hyundai Food Weekly Delivery Service’ at its flagship store in Apgujeong-dong, Seoul and 10 other [...]

Startups, Large Corporations Compete for a Piece of “Side Dish” Pie

Startups, Large Corporations Compete for a Piece of “Side Dish” Pie

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increasing number of South Korean women opting to work instead of staying at home, and as simple eating habits grow in popularity, e-commerce websites offering side dishes are making great strides. Last year, the market for online sales of side dishes surpassed 100 billion won, and with [...]