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E-Mart to Open Store in Traditional Market in Seoul

E-Mart to Open Store in Traditional Market in Seoul

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart Inc., South Korea’s largest discount chain operator, said Wednesday it will open another store inside a traditional market in Seoul later this year, as it attempts to meet growing calls for a mutual growth with mom-and-pop shops. E-Mart’s No Brand, a chain dedicated to selling its private-label products [...]

South Korea’s Night Markets Growing Popular

South Korea’s Night Markets Growing Popular

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Night markets in South Korea are appealing to more and more visitors, and are well on their way to becoming a key tourist destination for domestic and overseas travelers.  According to SK Planet’s social media analytics system BINS 3.0, the number of online mentions of “night market” jumped by [...]

Young Merchants Make Their Way into Traditional Markets

Young Merchants Make Their Way into Traditional Markets

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) – While traditional markets are struggling to compete with large discount stores, young merchants are seeking to launch their future businesses there. On March 17, a special audition was held in Incheon with the goal of selecting young merchants to breathe some new energy into the city’s traditional market. A total [...]

Europe Meets Korea: Wine Comes to Traditional Market

Europe Meets Korea: Wine Comes to Traditional Market

YEONGDONG, Jan.26 (Korea Bizwire) – A ‘Wine Café’ will open at the traditional market in Yeongdong, Chungbuk Province, which has been designated as a special industrial zone for the production of grapes and wine. The local government plans to invest 200 million won to open a wine café next to the parking lot of the [...]

SK Telecom’s Smart Marketing: Robot Game Competition to “Revitalize” Traditional Markets

SK Telecom’s Smart Marketing: Robot Game Competition to “Revitalize” Traditional Markets

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) – In its novel attempt to draw attention to traditional markets which have seen stalling growth in terms of sales volume, SK Telecom has decided to hold a robot game competition for elementary school students at a traditional market in Incheon.  The largest mobile carrier in Korea announced that it would organize [...]