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Brisbane welcomes the opening of the Republic of Korea’s first ever Consulate in Queensland!

Brisbane welcomes the opening of the Republic of Korea’s first ever Consulate in Queensland! | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Brisbane welcomed the opening of the Republic of Korea’s first ever Consulate in Queensland yesterday - a show of strong commitment between nations
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Former Janitor becomes a billionaire with his Korean Travel Superapp

Former Janitor becomes a billionaire with his Korean Travel Superapp | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The founder and chief executive of South Korean Travel Super-app Yanolja Lee Su-jin is precisely turning into a billionaire.
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Consumer sentiment in Korea during the coronavirus crisis | McKinsey

Consumer sentiment in Korea during the coronavirus crisis | McKinsey | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Most Korean consumers expect that normalcy will return to routines only after June 2022, yet there are signs of pre-COVID-19 routines returning.
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Half of Koreans in their 20s prefer child-free marriage: survey

Half of Koreans in their 20s prefer child-free marriage: survey | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Almost half of South Koreans in their 20s said they would prefer to be part of a couple that does not have children after marriage in 2020, in a jump from 2015, when only 3 in 10 Koreans backed the idea, a local think tank said Monday. In 2015, 29.1 percent of Koreans in their 20s said raising children was not a must, whereas in 2020, 52.4 percent said yes to the same idea, according to the Korea Developmen
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Dior’s big bet on trendsetting South Korea as China stutters

Dior’s big bet on trendsetting South Korea as China stutters | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
This weekend, the French luxury house staged its first-ever show in Seoul and inaugurated a new concept store in the district of Seongsu-dong. At the show venue, chairman and CEO Pietro Beccari explains why he is bullish on South Korea’s potential.
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Conscientious Korean consumers demand the full package | Country Rankings

Conscientious Korean consumers demand the full package | Country Rankings | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
KOREA's TOP 100 BRANDS: In South Korea over the last 12 months, the brands that gained favour among consumers were those that met the moment in terms of convenience, safety and demonstrable responsibility.
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Korea’s sustainable fashion brands: The answer to fast fashion?

Korea’s sustainable fashion brands: The answer to fast fashion? | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Have you ever thought about the implications that a simple act, such as throwing away a piece of clothing, can have on the planet? How many clothes are just laying in your closet, until one day, you wake up and realize that you don’t even wear them anymore? Although you may not realize it, throwing
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Secondhand Shopping Offers Style, Sustainability

Secondhand Shopping Offers Style, Sustainability | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The growing secondhand market offers younger generations of Koreas a way to demonstrate both style and substance through “value shopping”
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McDonald’s spices up its menu

McDonald’s spices up its menu | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
McDonald’s Korea announced on Feb. 4 that it has released a new menu item “Spicy McNuggets.” The company has taken its flagship side dish “McNuggets” and added a spicy flair.
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Korea’s kimchi exports soar to all-time high

Korea’s kimchi exports soar to all-time high | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea’s exports of kimchi recorded an all-time high last year, reaching a trade surplus for the first time in 12 years, data showed Monday. Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made of spicy sauce and fermented cabbage. According to the Korea Customs Service, exports of kimchi surged by 10.7 percent on-year to $159.9 million last year. The figure surpassed the record-high exports of $144.5 millio
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‘Slowflation,’ the pressing issue facing Korean economy : The DONG-A ILBO

‘Slowflation,’ the pressing issue facing Korean economy : The DONG-A ILBO | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea’s consumer prices in November surged by 3.7 percent, the highest rate in nine years and…
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Regional operators to target South Korean players in absence of China travel

Regional operators to target South Korean players in absence of China travel | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea is set to become a key target market for regional casino operators in the absence of Chinese consumers over the next few years
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S. Korea's convenience stores see soaring demand for pet care products

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Lotte stages summer shopping event; reveals huge domestic sales rebound | Travel Retail Business

Lotte stages summer shopping event; reveals huge domestic sales rebound | Travel Retail Business | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Lotte Duty Free is hosting a 'Splash Summer Vacation' promotion for Korean customers who plan to travel overseas this summer, offering up to 80% off products from 30 brands, whilst it reveal
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Natural skincare in South Korea vs China: Navigating two markets with totally different "clean beauty" concepts

Natural skincare in South Korea vs China: Navigating two markets with totally different "clean beauty" concepts | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The global natural skincare product market in 2021 was estimated at USD 6.7 billion, South Korea and China are both growing markets for natural skincare
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Korean tourists are the largest flow of visitors to Vietnam

Korean tourists are the largest flow of visitors to Vietnam | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
According to the General Statistics Office, international visitors to Vietnam in May reached 172.9 thousand arrivals, up 70.6% over the previous month and 12.8 times higher than the same period last year.
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Outbound Tourism from South Korea Set to Boom with COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Easing Up

Outbound Tourism from South Korea Set to Boom with COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Easing Up | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Article - Outbound Tourism from South Korea Set to Boom with COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Easing Up - Due to plummeting traveller confidence and stringent COVID-19 measures, outbound tourism from South Korea reduced to mere fractions of what they were in pre-pandemic times. Nevertheless, with the country now easing some of its pandemic restrictions, tourism demand among South Korean travelers is set to flourish, finds GlobalData.
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Challenges of South Korean industry, demands for the sustainability solution?

Challenges of South Korean industry, demands for the sustainability solution? | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea offers a unique opportunity for sustainable solutions that can fill the current supply chain gap.
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Korean companies capitalize on sustainable consumption

Korean companies capitalize on sustainable consumption | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and food and beverage companies such as Lotte Chilsung and Dongwon F&B are capitalizing on the expanding sustainable consumption trend by making their products using eco-friendly materials.
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Korean Consumers Open to Buying Eco-friendly Products Even if They are More Expensive

Korean Consumers Open to Buying Eco-friendly Products Even if They are More Expensive | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Three out of ten South Korean consumers take a company’s record on the environment into …
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High fashion brands foray into F&B in a bid to lure shoppers

High fashion brands foray into F&B in a bid to lure shoppers | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
High-end European fashion brands have opened stores serving food and beverages to satiate Korean consumers‘ voracious appetites for luxury goods and fine dining experiences. Swiss watchmaker Breitling opened its largest boutique to date in Hannam-dong, central Seoul, earlier this month. The opening has accelerated the brand’s move into new offerings that go beyond its core watchmaking business
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Chopsticks: The diverse do’s and don’ts of a humble utensil | IPPWORLD Transcreation Agency

Chopsticks: The diverse do’s and don’ts of a humble utensil | IPPWORLD Transcreation Agency | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Chopsticks are technically the major eating utensils for the four East Asian countries; China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. Many Southeast Asian cultures use spoon and fork for many dishes and may employ chopsticks for noodles. In this article, we discover the do’s and don’t’s culture and tradition of the humble chopsticks.
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Baskin Robbins opens first unmanned 'flow' store in Korea

Baskin Robbins opens first unmanned 'flow' store in Korea | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
BR Korea, the South Korean branch of ice cream specialty shop chain Baskin Robbins, launched "flow", an unmanned store franchise that offers contactless services. Announced on 2nd December 2021, the first store is located in Wirye New Town, Seoul.
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South Korea's retail sales up 14.4 percent in October

South Korea's retail sales up 14.4 percent in October | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Retail sales in South Korea surged 14.4 percent in October from a year earlier as more consumers opened their wallets amid various promotional events and cold weather, the industry ministry said.
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Major S.Korean travel agencies expected to recover from pandemic fallout

Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Major South Korean travel agencies are expected to recover from the prolonged fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic and swing to a profit in 2022 on growing demand for overseas travel, a market tracker said on Monday. Local brokerage houses have projected that industry leader HanaTour could register a consolidated operating income […]
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