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Korea Tourism Organization Kicks Off Sales of Subscription-based Tourism Product

Korea Tourism Organization Kicks Off Sales of Subscription-based Tourism Product

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A subscription-based tourism product, the first of its kind in South Korea, has been introduced by a state-run tourism promotion agency. The product was designed by combining the concept of travel with the recent subscription economy trend, in which consumers are provided a variety of products and services customized [...]

Netflix Estimated to Have Record-high Subscriptions in S. Korea in Oct.

Netflix Estimated to Have Record-high Subscriptions in S. Korea in Oct.

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. streaming giant Netflix Inc. is estimated to have brought in record-high paid subscriptions in South Korea last month, industry data showed Tuesday. An estimated 3.62 million viewers in South Korea presumably paid 51.4 billion won (US$45.9 million) for subscriptions in October, almost twofold from 26.2 billion won in [...]

Netflix Estimated to Have Record-high Subscriptions in S. Korea in April

Netflix Estimated to Have Record-high Subscriptions in S. Korea in April

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizewire) — Global video streaming platform Netflix Inc. is estimated to have brought in record-high paid subscriptions in April amid the coronavirus pandemic, industry data showed Tuesday. An estimated 2 million paid viewers in South Korea presumably paid 43.9 billion won (US$35.5 million) for subscriptions last month, up 21 percent from [...]

Popularity of Capsule Coffee Dwindles as Coffee Subscriptions Soar

Popularity of Capsule Coffee Dwindles as Coffee Subscriptions Soar

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A new trend is emerging where consumers order coffee from delivery apps or apply for monthly subscriptions to enjoy coffee. The new trend is replacing the trend of making and drinking coffee at home. Innocean Worldwide Inc., a major local advertising agency, released a data analysis report that analyzed [...]

SNS Analysis Shows Popularity of Home Delivery Subscriptions

SNS Analysis Shows Popularity of Home Delivery Subscriptions

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Delivery subscriptions for products other than conventional newspapers or milk are becoming more popular in South Korea, and now address a variety of needs and wants including personal interests and pastime activities.  According to BINS 3.0, SK Planet’s social analysis system, online mentions of “delivery subscription” – on blogs, [...]

Overseas Viewing Time of S. Korean YouTube Channels Triples

Overseas Viewing Time of S. Korean YouTube Channels Triples

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of overseas subscribers of South Korean YouTube channels has tripled over the past year, the Global video-sharing giant said Wednesday, forecasting further growth in the local online video streaming market.  The viewing time of videos posted by 100 local YouTube channels jumped threefold between May 2015 and [...]

Monthly Cosmetics Subscription Service Launched at Lotte Department Store

Monthly Cosmetics Subscription Service Launched at Lotte Department Store

SEOUL, Jan.6 (Korea Bizwire) – Lotte Department store has started a service in which cosmetics products are delivered to a customer’s home on a regular basis. Store officials announced that Belief, a cosmetics brand from LG Household & Health Care, had started a subscription service. By subscribing to a cosmetics brand, customers can have cosmetics [...]