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Fri, October 22, 2021 | 09:00
Lotte can be stuffy, crowded, overpriced
On a Saturday afternoon, the aisles are so packed with people at the Lotte Department Store in downtown Seoul that one can hardly move without being jostled and elbowed by other shoppers.
| 2010-08-23 17:17
Biz summit to become integral part of G20 process
The upcoming G20 Summit is a significant opportunity for Korea to play a major role in determining the direction of the global economy.
Budget attire maker Uniqlo gears for expansion
Japanese retailer Uniqlo is aggressively expanding its Korean operations, with plans to open five new large stores in Seoul, Busan, Ilsan and Suwon in the second half of the year.
| 2010-08-19 17:11
Compassion, steel resolve keep Chae at top of FedEx
The Korean business world has traditionally been male-dominated, but even more so in the world of express shipping and logistics. Chae Eun-mi, country managing director for FedEx Korea, stands out not just because she is the first Korean female at the helm of a multinational express company in Korea, but also because of her management style.
| 2010-08-18 17:16
Foreigners piqued by capital requirements
Foreign-owned restaurants and other businesses have been slowly popping up around Seoul in recent years. There have been a growing number of foreign entrepreneurs, who are living and doing business in Korea.
| 2010-08-17 17:00
GM Daewoo blog enjoys heyday
GM Daewoo Auto & Technology celebrated the first anniversary of its corporate blog, GM Daewoo Talk Square (http://blog.gmdaewoo.co.kr), Monday.
| 2010-08-16 18:09
Website offers info on Korean businesses
Trying to find information about doing business in Korea just became a bit easier, thanks to the Korea Business Central website.
| 2010-08-13 13:33
Filipinos honored for their courage
Three Filipino workers were recently honored by the Philippine Embassy in Seoul for helping rescue a young Korean high school student from being raped, and apprehending the suspect.
| 2010-08-10 21:27
Starbucks not always environmentally sound
For many people, a day would not be complete without at least one cup of coffee from the ubiquitous American coffee chain Starbucks.
| 2010-08-09 17:27
AmorePacifics sales get boost
An increasing demand for luxury and premium beauty products is helping boost profits of AmorePacific, Korea’s leading cosmetics company.
| 2010-08-06 17:11
High inheritance tax hampering entrepreneurship
Gov't aims to shift to 'Living with COVID-19' phase from Nov. 1
Dutch version of 'Squid Game' shoots unvaccinated people
Locally-developed rocket fails to place dummy satellite into orbit
Cancer slows down surgeon's dream to build eco-village on Jeju
'Diverse Voices' of foreign residents shared on radio
Students launch fundraising for multicultural youth basketball team
Starbucks under scrutiny of financial watchdog
Spy agency monitoring foreign nationals who threatened Afghan evacuees: report
Assembly audit to have little impact on big tech firms' march into banking industry
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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