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Rising Demand for Indoor Exercise Equipment and Convenience Food amid Summer Heat

Rising Demand for Indoor Exercise Equipment and Convenience Food amid Summer Heat

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Demand for indoor exercise equipment and food products that don’t require stovetop cooking are on the rise with the onset of summer heat. When daily temperatures in Seoul began to exceed 30 degrees Celsius between July 12 and August 1, online grocery delivery platform Market Kurly saw a 98 [...]

S. Korean Men Turn to Knitwear for Work Despite Summer Heat

S. Korean Men Turn to Knitwear for Work Despite Summer Heat

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Men’s knitwear is gaining popularity despite the summer heat. Henry Cotton’s, a Kolon Industries FnC’s fashion brand for men, reported that five products among its top 10 bestsellers between July 1 and 27 were ‘Ripley Knits.’ Cambridge Members, another Kolon Industries FnC’s male fashion brand, reported a 150 percent [...]

Seoul District Offices Explore Ways to Help Vulnerable People Survive the Heat Wave

Seoul District Offices Explore Ways to Help Vulnerable People Survive the Heat Wave

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid a prolonged heatwave, district offices in Seoul are taking various initiatives to help vulnerable people to survive the scorching summer weather. The Mapo District Office plans to provide 30 million won (US$26,100) worth of cooling devices such as electric fans to 716 households, including single elderly households, single [...]

New Map Enables Detailed Heat Wave Analysis for Every Part of the Country

New Map Enables Detailed Heat Wave Analysis for Every Part of the Country

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Disaster Management Research Institute said Wednesday that it had developed a ‘heat distribution map’ that offers a full glimpse of the heat distribution situation for the summer season across the country. The institute will provide the newly-developed heat distribution map to departments and research institutes responsible for [...]