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Olive Young, Starbucks Most Sought-after Workplaces by South Korean Part-timers

Olive Young, Starbucks Most Sought-after Workplaces by South Korean Part-timers

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Olive Young and Starbucks have been named the most desirable franchises to work for by South Korean part-time workers, a new survey has found. The South Korean drug store chain is the most popular workplace for part-time workers in South Korea, according to a survey conducted by part-time job search [...]

Starbucks Korea Sells Nearly Double S. Korea’s Population in Americanos Last Year

Starbucks Korea Sells Nearly Double S. Korea’s Population in Americanos Last Year

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean love affair with Starbucks burned hot last year, as the Seattle-based coffee behemoth revealed it had sold 83.6 million americanos last year, the coffee chain’s number one selling drink for the 11th year running. South Korea’s population is estimated at 51.6 million (Statistics Korea), meaning that [...]

Starbucks Set to Post Record Operating Profits in Korea in 2017: Sources

Starbucks Set to Post Record Operating Profits in Korea in 2017: Sources

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Operating profits of Starbucks Coffee Korea are expected to exceed 100 billion won (US$88.4 million) this year amid growing popularity of the U.S. coffeehouse chain here, industry sources said Tuesday. The 50-50 joint venture between retail conglomerate Shinsegae and the U.S. coffee giant posted 52.8 billion won in operating [...]

Chinese Tourists Can Now Use Alipay in All 242 Starbucks Across Malaysia

Chinese Tourists Can Now Use Alipay in All 242 Starbucks Across Malaysia

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), is now available for Mainland Chinese tourists at all 242 Starbucks branches across Malaysia. Chinese tourists can find a nearest Starbucks through the in-app Discovery platform, and pay for their [...]