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Shinsegae’s Bold Business Moves Draw Attention

Shinsegae’s Bold Business Moves Draw Attention

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Shinsegae Group vice chairman Chung Yong-jin’s business acumen is making headlines, with the success of the Starfield shopping complexes and the decision to cut employee working hours down to 35 per week from next year. The plan to slash working hours to help improve employee work-life balance was announced [...]

LG Rolls Out Assistant Robots at Starfield Hanam

LG Rolls Out Assistant Robots at Starfield Hanam

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics is introducing assistant robots at one of the biggest shopping malls in South Korea. The robots will be serving as helpers to provide information to visitors and help them locate stores and other facilities at the mall. “Two of our assistant robots have been deployed for an on-site [...]

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 [...]