Thuan Pham, who left the U.S. ride-sharing company earlier this year amid mass layoffs, will also be CTO at the Korean e-commerce company.
Big data has been a big issue from some time, with the likes of Google controversially harvesting information from customer email and other accounts for years.
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.