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Franchise businesses booming in Korea
What do BBQ Chicken, McDonald’s, Caffe Bene and Starbucks have in common? Aside from being popular food and drink businesses, all are franchises of international and Korean brands. Plus all of them have a ubiquitous presence in Korea.
| 2010-09-10 16:57
Ecuador President visits SK complex
Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa Delgado visited SK Energy’s oil refinery complex in Ulsan, Thursday afternoon, as Korea’s largest refiner seeks to get ahead of the competition for the construction of the $12.5 billion petrochemical infrastructure project in the South American country.
| 2010-09-09 17:17
Midan City seeks to entice investors, tourists
Lippo Incheon Development (LIDC) is hoping Midan City, its leisure and tourism-oriented project in Yeongjong Island, Incheon, will attract foreign investment, as well as millions of Chinese and Japanese tourists.
| 2010-09-09 17:12
Tragedy fails to shake Filipinas belief in Korea
Few have become a symbol of Korea’s multiculturalism like Jasmine Lee.
| 2010-09-08 15:54
Seoul Grand Park signs MOU with EUCCK to attract more foreigners
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea (EUCCK) and Seoul Grand Park signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to attract more foreign expatriates and tourists to the park, Tuesday.
| 2010-09-07 17:05
Can Cartier draw less wealthy shoppers?
Managing director sees potential for Cartier to significantly grow its jewelry sales in Korea.
| 2010-09-06 19:09
Shinsegae stores can be more foreigner-friendly
With an impressive facade that exudes Old World charm, the Shinsegae Main Store is easily one of the most striking landmarks in downtown Seoul. It is the epitome of what Shinsegae Department Store stands for: refined elegance and luxury.
| 2010-09-03 17:20
Intersport, LG Fashion team up
Korea is increasingly becoming an important test market for multinational companies who are looking to enter the Asian market. The latest example is Intersport, the world’s biggest sports retailer, which is making its first foray beginning in Seoul.
| 2010-09-02 17:11
Truck Jeans looks to appeal to premium denim market
Denim will never go out of style, but most consumers seem to have had enough of overpriced designer jeans that cost as much, if not more, than a netbook or an iPhone.
| 2010-09-01 21:37
Restaurant introduces spicy Sichuan cuisine
When Red Pepper Republic opened in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul last year, its name gave off a vague impression of a trendy Chinese eatery.
| 2010-08-24 17:19
Speculating on 'Squid Game'
Korea's solar energy project backfires
North Korea continues slamming 'Squid Game'
Kim Jong-un's half-brother was linked with South Korea's spy agency: report
Controversy rises over booster shot for Janssen vaccine
Weather forecaster warns of disappearing spring and fall
6 out of 10 Seoulites want to work in 'metaverse' offices
Korea's self-developed space rocket Nuri ready for launch
'Living with COVID-19' policy raises expectation for liquor businesses
Korea faces possible 3 percent inflation
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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