Black Friday seems to be coming earlier every year, with retailers holding sales far ahead of the late November shopping event as they try to revive business lagging as a result of the pandemic.
On Oct. 12, a 36-year-old Hanjin Transportation delivery worker was found dead in his home. This came four days after a CJ Logistics delivery worker died after experiencing respiratory difficulty while he was working in a distribution center.
Coupang announced it will build a distribution center in Gwangju to offer one-day deliveries to more parts of the country.
A delivery worker labor union on Thursday denied recent reports that some drivers receive 100 million won ($84,000) in annual pay.
Coupang shut a delivery center in Seocho District, southern Seoul, on Monday after a worker there tested positive for Covid-19.
Naver is bringing together a pack of underdogs to go up against established fresh-food delivery players with its new Jangbogi service.
Coupang shut its headquarters in Jamsil, southern Seoul, on Monday after an employee tested positive for Covid-19.
With worries about contracting coronavirus outside of their homes, more and more people have been opting to have their necessities delivered, such as frozen food and meal kits.
E-commerce company Coupang will invest 100 billion won ($83 million) into its new logistics center in Eumseong, North Chungcheong, to extend its same or next-day delivery service to a broader swath of the country.
Coupang is entering the mobile phone dealership business, the company announced Wednesday, a first for online retailers. Now customers can purchase devices and select phone plans by mobile operators using Coupang’s Rocket Mobile service.