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Foot Bath with Doctor Fish

Foot Bath with Doctor Fish

BUSAN, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Garra rufa, better known as doctor (or nibble) fish, are often used for spa treatments, namely the treatment of patients with psoriasis, where they feed on (or “nibble” away) dead skin. Although it won’t cure psoriasis, the treatment has been found to alleviate its symptoms.  The Haeundae district office [...]

Retail Companies Outdo Manufacturers through M&A and Private Brands

Retail Companies Outdo Manufacturers through M&A and Private Brands

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Large retail and distribution companies are rapidly expanding their presence in the manufacturing industry through M&A or Private Brands (PB). The rationale behind this phenomenon is that integrated management from planning and manufacturing to distribution of products saves costs and exerts greater influence in the market. Lotte Department Store launched [...]

Zara’s Prices in Korea Highest in the World

Zara’s Prices in Korea Highest in the World

SEOUL, Jun. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Prices at SPA brand Zara’s Korean stores are higher than anywhere else in the world. According to Spanish press El Confidencial on June 9, Morgan Stanley employed analytics company AlphaWise to conduct market research on Zara. The research firm discovered that products selling in Korea were twice as expensive [...]

“Attack of SPAs” to Intensify This Year

“Attack of SPAs” to Intensify This Year

SEOUL, Korea, Feb 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The three foreign fashion brands, including Uniqlo, Zara, and H&M, which account for more than 50 percent of the domestic budget-price apparel market, are moving aggressively this year to expand in Korea. According to fashion industry sources on February 4, Japan’s Uniqlo, Zara of Spain, and Swedish clothier Hennes [...]

Online Mall ‘Sparo’ Recommends Four Waterparks to Visitors to Enjoy

Online Mall ‘Sparo’ Recommends Four Waterparks to Visitors to Enjoy

  Seoul, Korea, August 01 (Korea Bizwire) – Waterparks in Korea are booming with visitors as the weather is starting to heat up after the longest monsoon season since 1973. Among the various options available ‘Sparo’ (http://www.sparo.co.kr), an online mall that specializes in waterparks and spas, recommends the following four waterparks suited for visitors with families, friends, [...]