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S. Korean Consumers Buying Safes and Gold Bars

S. Korean Consumers Buying Safes and Gold Bars | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of South Korean consumers are purchasing safes for use at home. Lotte Department …
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Thailand to welcome first group of foreign tourists from South Korea under golf quarantine campaign tonight

Thailand to welcome first group of foreign tourists from South Korea under golf quarantine campaign tonight | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The first group of 41 South Korean tourists is scheduled to be arriving in Thailand tonight, February 19th, under a golf quarantine campaign, authorized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
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S. Korean Consumers Buying Safes and Gold Bars

S. Korean Consumers Buying Safes and Gold Bars | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of South Korean consumers are purchasing safes for use at home. Lotte Department …
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How Korean food is rising to capture the world’s palate

How Korean food is rising to capture the world’s palate | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Tangy, salty, sweet and spicy -- Korean food is all of that. Often using fermented condiments like the traditional “jang” and a diversity of spices, such as garlic, onion and pepper, Korean cuisine is notable for creating a harmony of flavors. Despite the rich and diverse tastes that come from the mastery of balancing these strong spices, Korean food long had a relatively short list of globall
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Starbucks opens a new store focused on inclusive design in South Korea

Starbucks opens a new store focused on inclusive design in South Korea | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Starbucks announced the opening of a first-of-its-kind store focused on inclusive design in South Korea.
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South Korean consumers most worried in world over COVID-19: survey

South Korean consumers most worried in world over COVID-19: survey | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korean consumers are more worried about COVID-19 than consumers anywhere else in the world, and are also the biggest users of online food services, according to a survey by customer data analysis firm Dunnhumby. In a survey report released Thursday, titled “Impact COVID-19 has had on customer attitudes and behavior,” Korea was identified as the country with the most worried consumers concernin
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GGRAsia – Macau visitor numbers stable on sixth day of Golden Week

GGRAsia – Macau visitor numbers stable on sixth day of Golden Week | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
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Korean And Chinese Dramas That Feature Women Warriors Like Mulan

Korean And Chinese Dramas That Feature Women Warriors Like Mulan | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
If 'Mulan' inspires interest in more historical tales of warrior women, there are several Korean and Chinese dramas that feature fierce female fighters, including some women who battle in disguise and some who fight openly.
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Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport plans to establish special travel corridor to attract South Korean tourists | Coconuts Bali

Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport plans to establish special travel corridor to attract South Korean tourists | Coconuts Bali | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Indonesia’s airport management firm PT Angkasa Pura I is reportedly in talks with South Korean officials to establish a special route for travelers from the East Asian country to visit Bali amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic Angkasa Pura
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South Korea’s Complex Relationship with Gambling

South Korea’s Complex Relationship with Gambling | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Of the 23 land-based casinos in the country, only the Kangwon Casino allows Koreans to gamble. It’s no coincidence that it’s pretty difficult to get there – remotely located far north of the major cities, at the foot of a ski resort.
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Coronavirus sends S. Korea's consumer spending indoors plunging: expert

Coronavirus sends S. Korea's consumer spending indoors plunging: expert | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a plunge in South Korean consumers' spending at department stores, cinemas and other large indoor facilities, an expert said Friday. In contrast, consumer spending at outdoor and small facilities, including neighborhood grocery stores and camping sites, has gone up, said Lee Jae-ho, head of the Digital Economy Institute of Kakao Mobility. "The COVID-19 outbreak ha
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S. Korea's coffee imports rise over 5 pct in Jan.-July

S. Korea's coffee imports rise over 5 pct in Jan.-July | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's imports of coffee expanded more than
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​S. Korean consumers immerse in nostalgia at home using retro-style products

​S. Korean consumers immerse in nostalgia at home using retro-style products | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
[Courtesy of G9]SEOUL -- As K-pop sensation BTS entranced global music fans with "Dynamite," a retro-style disco-pop song that topped Billboards weekly top 100 favorite song chart, South Koreas cultural society was seized with a nostalgic wave that boosted sales of LP players an
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South Korean food companies see massive sales growth

South Korean food companies see massive sales growth | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korean food companies scored massive sales growth in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the demands increased for products that can be consumed at home, in both domestic and overseas markets.
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Young Koreans are driving sales of golf-related products

Young Koreans are driving sales of golf-related products | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Unable to travel due to the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, young Koreans have found a new way to fill their time and spend their money: Golf.
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Lunar New Year Gift Purchases Differ Widely by Age Group

Lunar New Year Gift Purchases Differ Widely by Age Group | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — In the midst of an increase in the number of South Korean consumers who are opting to send gifts …
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Affiliate Marketing in South Korea – Commissions Autopilot

Affiliate Marketing in South Korea – Commissions Autopilot | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
As more global brands continue to focus on expanding their affiliate marketing activity to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, South Korea has proven to be a key ma
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Affiliate marketing in South Korea

Affiliate marketing in South Korea | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
As more global brands continue to focus on expanding their affiliate marketing activity to the APAC region, South Korea has proven to be a key market of interest. Read on to find out what opportunities this growing market presents. Only at Acceleration Partners.
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Naver and Kakao launch their own live commerce service

Naver and Kakao launch their own live commerce service | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
With online shopping booming in Korea, IT companies are scrambling to launch their own live commerce services as they look for new ways to attract more customers.
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Coupang aides small businesses in the world of E-commerce

Coupang aides small businesses in the world of E-commerce | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Coupang is Korea’s largest e-commerce platform. Originally founded in 2010 as an online daily deals business where customers could find and even make discounts on goods and services, Coupang…
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S. Korea's online shopping boosted by prolonged rainy season and COVID-19

S. Korea's online shopping boosted by prolonged rainy season and COVID-19 | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
[Gettyimages Bank]SEOUL -- South Korean consumers chose to stay at home and shop online to avoid getting wet and being infected with COVID-19 during this years prolonged rainy season that lasted 54 days, official data showed.According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energys dat
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COVID-19 Has Crushed Everybody’s Economy—Except for South Korea's

COVID-19 Has Crushed Everybody’s Economy—Except for South Korea's | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Seoul seems to have shown the way to mitigating both the health and the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Top Korean Travel Platform Yanolja To Join Startups Lining Up For IPOs

Top Korean Travel Platform Yanolja To Join Startups Lining Up For IPOs | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korea’s largest travel platform Yanolja is planning to list on the domestic stock market in 2022, paving the way for Singapore’s GIC and US online tra
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Middle-aged Korean women embrace their lot in life, warts and all - Winnipeg Free Press

Middle-aged Korean women embrace their lot in life, warts and all - Winnipeg Free Press | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Simply called Moms, Yeong-shin Ma’s new English-translated graphic novel offers an unconventional perspective into the lives of middle-aged Korean women. Many of these moms are divorcées with grown children and a whole host of problems, including bad bosses, bad boyfriends and even a fierce street brawl that wouldn’t be out of place in a traditional manhwa (the Korean equivalent to Japanese manga.
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S. Koreans seek spicy food to relieve stress caused by COVID-19 pandemic: market data

S. Koreans seek spicy food to relieve stress caused by COVID-19 pandemic: market data | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
[Gettyimages Bank]SEOUL -- The stress triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has caused South Korean consumers to seek ready-to-eat hot and spicy menus at convenience stores, a domestic convenience store franchise analyzed.Spicy food has been scientifically proven to boost the production of feel-goo
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Mastercard powers launch of Samsung Pay Card for Korean consumers

Mastercard powers launch of Samsung Pay Card for Korean consumers | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Today, Mastercard announced its collaboration with Samsung Electronics and Samsung Card for the launch of the Samsung Pay Card.
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