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Anti-Graft Law Gives Rise to Home-Drinking Trend

Anti-Graft Law Gives Rise to Home-Drinking Trend

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The new anti-graft law has given rise to yet another consumption trend in Korean society, this time with “Yangju” or foreign hard liquor such as whiskey, brandy, or rum. These types of beverages, which in the past would usually have been consumed at entertainment establishments, are now becoming increasingly [...]

Whiskey Companies Break Agreement, Launch Promotions

Whiskey Companies Break Agreement, Launch Promotions

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A prolonged economic slump and changes in drinking culture have cornered the whiskey market to the point where the industry has fallen into cutthroat competition, with companies breaking a voluntary agreement signed under the direction of a supervisory agency, the National Tax Service. Diageo Korea and Pernod Ricard Korea, the [...]