Coupang is said to be the Amazon of Korea. Now it’s trying to create an Amazon PrimeVideo of its own. Other retail companies that don't have their own streaming platform are active on YouTube.
BGF Retail signed a big metaverse deal, appropriately in the metaverse itself, with CEO Lee Keon-jun and Kim Dae-wook, CEO of Naver Z, meeting in the virtual world to formalize the cooperation between the companies.
Dessert sales at convenience stores are surging as more diverse premium delights are being offered at affordable prices, catching the eyes of young Koreans.
Convenience store CU’s 7Brau Gompyo Wheat Beer has reached No.1 sales in the beer section, beating out foreign competitors and traditional leaders like Cass and Hite.
Convenience stores have started stocking more fresh vegetables since the pandemic forced people to spend more time at home -- and made them a profit center.
BGF Retail on Thursday announced that it has opened its first Malaysian CU convenience store, named CU Centerpoint, in Kuala Lumpur in partnership with MYCU Retail, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s Mynews Holdings.
These days, you can buy almost anything at a convenience store, even a house.
Convenience store chains are strengthening eco-friendly initiatives in the new year as the demand for disposable goods has declined in recent years with rising environmental consciousness.
Korea’s beer industry is booming with the rising popularity of domestic craft beers largely thanks to the growing popularity of homsul, or drinking at home, amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic.
BGF Retail, operation of convenience store chain CU, plans to expand its curbside pickup service to 3,000 stores by the first half of 2021.