Confusion swept Korea's coffee shops following the government-imposed strict rules to slow down the spread of Covid-19.
Buffet operators are stumped and a bit insulted that their restaurants have been classed together with clubs and bars with table hopping and labeled as high risk locations for coronavirus transmission.
Korea's largest Starbucks branch opened Friday in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi, with a focus on incorporating its wide variety of store formats into the new location.
Starbucks is set to launch its first branded credit card in Korea in the latter half of this year in partnership with Hyundai Card.
Starbucks merchandise is always in high demand in Korea, and the exclusive e-frequency items are especially popular. This year, the hype seems to be reaching a whole new level.