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Starfield Hanam’s Pet-Friendly Policy Met With Mixed Reception

Starfield Hanam’s Pet-Friendly Policy Met With Mixed Reception

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid growing pet ownership in South Korea, Shinsegae’s Starfield Hanam is drawing attention over its all-out animal-friendly policy that allows shoppers to enjoy the mall in the company of their pets, making itself the first shopping complex in the country where pets can walk around so long as they are [...]

Tesla Applies for Certification in Korea as It Prepares for Launch

Tesla Applies for Certification in Korea as It Prepares for Launch

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors filed for certifications on emissions and noise from South Korea’s environment ministry earlier this week, a step toward its official launch in the country, industry officials said Thursday.  The certification request was made on Tuesday for the 90D version of the Model S [...]

Korea’s Largest Shopping Mall Becomes New Battleground for Automakers

Korea’s Largest Shopping Mall Becomes New Battleground for Automakers

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s largest shopping complex, Starfield Hanam, which opened to public on September 9, has become a new battleground for carmakers.  Two automakers currently operate stores on the 460,000-square-meter premises: Hyundai Motor Company and BMW. While Hyundai stands as a symbolic figure of Korea’s automotive industry, BMW is currently the leading [...]

Shinsegae to Open All-In-One Shopping Complex

Shinsegae to Open All-In-One Shopping Complex

HANAM, South Korea, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Shinsegae Group is set to open South Korea’s largest shopping theme park in Hanam, southeast of Seoul, on Friday to offer a wide variety options for shopping, leisure and culinary experiences.  “Starfield Hanam” is a three-story building with four underground floors, covering an area spanning 460,000 square [...]

Tesla Confirms First Korean Store at Starfield Hanam

Tesla Confirms First Korean Store at Starfield Hanam

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Tesla, the world’s leading EV manufacturer, has confirmed that its first dealership in Korea will be located at Starfield Hanam, a Shinsegae-Taubman shopping complex that will be the largest of its kind on the peninsula.  Shinsegae said the upcoming mall, which is scheduled to open on September 9, will [...]

Shinsegae-Taubman Mall to Become the Largest Shopping Complex in Korea

Shinsegae-Taubman Mall to Become the Largest Shopping Complex in Korea

HANAM, South Korea, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Starfield Hanam, an upcoming shopping mall complex built in a joint venture between Shinsegae (51) and Taubman Asia (49), is set to open in September, and is now undergoing authentication procedures for its attainment of several domestic records, including as Korea’s largest shopping mall. The $1-billion, seven-story complex [...]

CEO Taubman CEO Seeks Opportunity in Korean Shopping Market

CEO Taubman CEO Seeks Opportunity in Korean Shopping Market

SARASOTA, Florida, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) – “I completely agree that shopping malls are now in competition with theme parks. We’re seeing this change in the United States, and I’m sure it applies to South Korea as well.” Robert Taubman, president and CEO of Taubman Centers, a regional shopping mall management company based in the United [...]