The market for so-called home meal replacements is heating up in Korea as more and more Koreans stay single or have no energy left to cook after their working day.
Last year, CJ Cheiljedang racked up W1.9 trillion in revenues from instant meals (US$1=W1,212). Sales in the first quarter of this year surged 43 percent on-year, leading to expectations that full-year revenues will reach W2.6 trillion...More
Skateboarding enthusiast Ko Hyo-joo has become popular among Instagrammers. Her viral skating videos, which show her skillful movements and dance-like stunts on the elongated skateboards, first came to public attention overseas, as she has collaborated with a number of luxury labels such as Cartier, Chanel and Gucci, and even appeared in a music video by British music band Clean Bandit...More
Travel agencies specializing in tours of the easternmost islets of Dokdo have seen their business booming amid anti-Japanese sentiment on the occasion of Liberation Day.
Tickets for ships bound for Dokdo via Ulleung Island were nearly sold out for Wednesday to Friday, according to ferry operators. But in reality ships were stuck in port on Wednesday and Thursday due to typhoon Krosa...More
A widening boycott of Japanese products has started to bite.
According to the Financial Supervisory Service on Thursday, credit card transactions through KB, Lotte, Samsung and other major financial companies at Japanese retailers like ABC Mart, Uniqlo, Muji and DHC in Korea halved from W10.2 billion in late June to W5 billion in late July (US$1=W1,214)...More
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