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Samsung CEO’s 2-Dollar Lip Balm Spurs Public Interest

Samsung CEO’s 2-Dollar Lip Balm Spurs Public Interest

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The biggest beneficiary of Tuesday’s parliamentary hearing of eight Korean conglomerate chiefs into the Choi Soon-sil scandal was neither the investigative parliamentary committee, nor the prosecutors; it was Softlips, a lip balm lineup from American health care products maker The Mentholatum Company.  The lip balm was brought to attention [...]

Korean Comedy “Infinite Challenge” Marks 400th Episode

Korean Comedy “Infinite Challenge” Marks 400th Episode

“As is applicable to other entertainment programs, it will be better, to my understanding, if we drop the program when the audience most loves it. I don’t want to direct the final episode when there is nothing but indifference or finger pointing left.” “Although it was low in viewer ratings at the beginning, we have managed this program [...]

Starbucks Finds from 1 pm to 5 pm Koreans’ Best “Coffee Time”

Starbucks Finds from 1 pm to 5 pm Koreans’ Best “Coffee Time”

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey by a specialty coffee franchise revealed that people enjoy a cup of coffee most after their lunch time. Starbucks Korea, to mark its 15-year anniversary in Korea, has conducted a survey of consumer consumption patterns on 30,000 visitors of its official Facebook page since last July, and revealed [...]