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Furniture sales in Korea rise

Furniture sales in Korea rise | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
With more people studying, working and eating at home because of the Covid-19 outbreak, furniture companies in Korea are doing well.
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Retail sales in Korea increased by 2 percent in May

Retail sales in Korea increased by 2 percent in May | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Retail sales in South Korea increased 2 percent in May from a year earlier as people purchased more sanitary items and food through online platforms in the face of the new coronavirus pandemic, data showed.
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South Korea's wealthy, passed over by pandemic pain, splurge on Porsches and BMWs | News

By Joyce Lee and Hyunjoo Jin
SEOUL (Reuters) - Hwang Min-yong, a 37-year-old South Korean businessman, recently received his black Porsche Cayenne coupe with red leather seats after a seven-month wait and took it out for a spin on a scenic road overlooking a river near Seoul.
"Porsche has been my dream car ... I don't really feel the effects of CO…
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Market Snapshot: What makes South Korea's retail market unique?

Market Snapshot: What makes South Korea's retail market unique? | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea has the fourth largest economy in Asia and despite bleak Covid-19 headlines, experts have said it's "business as usual".
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Korea defines five Fs of market trend

Korea defines five Fs of market trend | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The Korea International Trade Association released a report defining the new consumption trend amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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South Korea’s consumer sentiment worsens to lowest in 11 years | Borneo Bulletin Online

South Korea’s consumer sentiment worsens to lowest in 11 years | Borneo Bulletin Online | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
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Korea's online shopping ranked second highest

Korea's online shopping ranked second highest | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea’s online shopping rate was listed as second highest in the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a research firm said.
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'If I had your face': A peek into South Korea's secretive underground world | CNN Travel

'If I had your face': A peek into South Korea's secretive underground world | CNN Travel | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Dubbed one of the most anticipated books of 2020, Frances Cha's debut novel "If I had your face" offers a gripping glimpse of the unseen sides of South Korea. Here, the author share the motivation behind her book and some of the locations readers can visit.
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Luxury weathers the storm in South Korea

Luxury weathers the storm in South Korea | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Covid-19 has impacted duty-free department store and small business sales, but duty-paid luxury brand sales increased in February and April.
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BTS launch online lessons for fans to learn Korean

BTS launch online lessons for fans to learn Korean | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The perfect self-isolation activity for the ARMY
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Closing Hawaii for Korean Tourists?

Closing Hawaii for Korean Tourists? | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Hawaii is the most isolated place on earth with the next city (San Francisco) 2500 miles away. Hawaiian residents and members of the visitors' industry | eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Breaking Travel News
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How is the retail industry in Korea?

How is the retail industry in Korea? | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
With the growing number of one person households and working couples in Korea, changes in people's spending patterns has brought about a new paradigm in the market place.
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Online credit card use up 44.5% over coronavirus fears

Online credit card use up 44.5% over coronavirus fears | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
  Online credit card spending by South Korean consumers rose 44.5 percent in the fourth week of January, amid fears of the novel coronavirus outbreak, industry data showed Tuesday. According to data compiled by eight credit card issuers -- Shinhan, Samsung, KB Kookmin, Hyundai, BC, Lotte, Woori and Hana -- the combined online spending reached some 2.5 trillion won ($2.1 billion) following the Lunar New Yea
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South Korea's shift online benefits delivery services, and trusted brands | Country Rankings

South Korea's shift online benefits delivery services, and trusted brands | Country Rankings | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
ASIA's TOP 1000 BRANDS: Even in one of the least impacted markets, the pandemic has driven significant changes in shopping behaviours, according to Nielsen.
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Survival of the fittest for Korea's carmakers

Survival of the fittest for Korea's carmakers | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL – With South Korea handily containing Covid-19 without imposing an economy-crippling lockdown, Korean carmakers appear to have a reopening edge over their global rivals. But all is not well i…
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K-beauty’s post-COVID-19 future: Clean, hygienic and healthy beauty trends set to soar

K-beauty’s post-COVID-19 future: Clean, hygienic and healthy beauty trends set to soar | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Beauty brands looking into South Korea’s post-pandemic personal care market can tap into upcoming trends triggered by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix

Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
From 2020 fan favorites "Crash Landing on You" and "Itaewon Class" to older classics, here are the best K-dramas available on Netflix.
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Korea's airline industry reports worst performance

Korea's airline industry reports worst performance | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea’s airline industry is likely to record its worst performance in the first quarter with the dismal situation continuing in the near future.
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S. Korean Consumption Moves from Malls to Local Supermarkets

S. Korean Consumption Moves from Malls to Local Supermarkets | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Offline retailers, once on the verge of a crisis after consumers flocked to e-commerce vendors …
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South Korea secures entry for business travellers to eight countries: Meetings & Conventions Asia

South Korea secures entry for business travellers to eight countries: Meetings & Conventions Asia | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL – South Korea has secured entry ban exemptions for its citizens with Vietnam and seven other countries to allow 3,020 South Korean business travellers to enter their territories.
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South Korea’s air carriers resume domestic routes for spring travel season | Inquirer News

South Korea’s air carriers resume domestic routes for spring travel season | Inquirer News | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL — South Korean air carriers have resumed their domestic operations for the spring travel season, according to industry sources Thursday.

While resumption of international flights is
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Total imports in South Korea are falling while consumer goods are rising

Total imports in South Korea are falling while consumer goods are rising | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Overall, there was a 13 percent decline, but consumer goods recorded a 10 percent increase between September and October
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Why Does South Korea Have Faster Internet for a Cheaper Price Tag?

Why Does South Korea Have Faster Internet for a Cheaper Price Tag? | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The average South Korean can choose between three major private internet providers –SKT, KT and LG U+ – and pay less than $30 a month for the fastest internet in the world. That’s $17 less than what…
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After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know | News | Al Jazeera

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know | News | Al Jazeera | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Parasite's multiple Oscar wins made history and headlines, but South Korean cinema has been delighting fans for decades.
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Top 17 Korean Power Celebrities: Partnership and Licensing Tips

K-pop and K-drama is a global phenomenon. With hundreds of millions of fans throughout Korea, China, Japan, South East Asia, US… and almost everywhere else. People love their favorite Korean stars…
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