An Emart employee shows off Shinsegae Department Store gift certificates issued in exchange for foreign currency at Emart’s Seongsu branch in eastern Seoul on Thursday.
Park Sun-mee, a 41-year-old resident of Jayang-dong, eastern Seoul, uneasily picked up a carton of eggs at her local Emart last weekend.
Homeplus CEO Lim Il-soon is stepping down after more than three years in the top post.
Diverse species of strawberries available on the shelves at retailers drive the sales of the fruit up. The steady popularity of the fruit is also evident from the annual events run at local hotels that are centered around the red fruit.
Amid soaring coronavirus case numbers in Korea, consumers have been on edge due to the possibility that the social distancing level could be raised, and they would not have access to local major markets and department stores.
Models pose beside Christmas ornaments and decorations at supermarket chain Emart’s Yongsan branch in central Seoul, Monday.
Models hold strawberries during a discount promotion event at Emart’s Seongsu branch in eastern Seoul on Tuesday. Emart will hold its first week-long promotion of strawberries of the year starting on Thursday.
For the first time in four years, Koreans are consuming more ramyeon than beer.
Models show off Christmas decorations at an Emart branch in Yongsan District, central Seoul, on Monday.
Emart reported improved earnings in the third quarter, with operating profit jumping 30 percent on year. But its online operation remained in the red.