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Starbucks Coffee Korea posts record sales

Mar 30, 2017  | 

Starbucks Coffee Korea posts record sales Starbucks Coffee Korea said its annual sales topped the 1 trillion won (US$884.17 million) mark for the first time ever last year. The local franchise of the US coffee giant,

Lotteria Burger Laboratory concept to open Korea-wide

Mar 27, 2017  | 

Lotteria Burger Laboratory concept to open Korea-wide London-based consultancy JHP Design has created a fast-dining experience for Asian fast-food restaurant group Lotteria. The new concept, called the Lotteria Burger Laboratory, features an open kitchen combined with

Indonesia, Vietnam leading Asian beauty industry growth

May 17, 2016  |  , , , , , , , , ,

Indonesia and Vietnam are the fastest-growing markets in the Asian beauty industry. According to research from Euromonitor International, Markets of the Future: ASEAN in 2020, the two countries significantly outperform the most obvious contenders, Korea and

Binggrae opens Yellow Cafe flagship

Mar 24, 2016  | 

Korea’s Binggrae, famous for its signature banana-flavored milk, will open a banana-flavored milk themed Yellow Cafe. The new concept store will be located in the Dongdaemun branch of Hyundai Outlet Store. It marks Binggrae’s first foray

Lotte, Salim to set up e-commerce platform solution JV in Indonesia

Feb 26, 2016  |  ,

South Korea’s retail conglomerate Lotte Group said Sunday that it plans to form a joint e-commerce venture with Indonesia’s biggest conglomerate Salim Group to grab a pie of the rapidly growing e-commerce market in Indonesia. According

South Korean home shopping channel to launch in Thai market

Feb 10, 2016  |  , ,

South Korean High Shopping Co, a joint venture between InTouch Media and Hyundai Home Shopping, is set to become the third South Korean home shopping operator to enter the Thai market, with a launch in Vietnam

E-Mart calls time on closures

Aug 7, 2015  |  ,

South Korea’s largest discount supermarket operator E-mart says it is recommitting to the China market and will stop closing stores there. E-Mart once operated 27 discount grocery stores in the mainland, but for the last five

7-Eleven Smart Convenience Store

Jul 28, 2015  | 

Customers of a 7-Eleven convenience store in South Korea can literally go dancing in the aisles… The new 7-Eleven Smart Convenience Store allows customers to enjoy virtual reality based on IT technologies. On the second floor of

Search Google, click and buy

Jul 20, 2015  |  , , , , , ,

Google is rolling out a new service that lets users buy retail items directly from the search results page on mobile devices in an effort to make mobile search more useful and give advertisers a new

Cath Kidston buys Japanese franchise

Jul 20, 2015  |  , , , ,

UK-headquartered Cath Kidston says it will buy out its Japanese franchise business. Store leases and stock will transfer to a wholly owned subsidiary Cath Kidston Japan on September 1. The move brings to an end a