eBay Korea is in play, and its sale could shake up the already cutthroat e-commerce market.
Amazon has partnered with SK Telecom to directly ship products to Korean consumers. SK Telecom announced Monday that under the partnership, Korean consumers will be able to purchase Amazon products on the 11st website.
The Korean summer starts with samgyetang, a ginseng and chicken soup believed to ward off the heat, and sales of meat typically jump up accordingly. For some reason, that didn't happen this year.
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.
Naver's first subscription service, available starting Monday afternoon, is being priced far below expectations: 4,900 won ($4) a month. The company is targeting current users of its digital content who also shop through the platform.
With data on the 2.5 billion parcels delivered, CJ Logistics knows what Korean consumers like. It knows what they eat, what they wear and even even what cosmetics they buy.