A customer picks up travel tissues at a convenience store in Seoul on Monday. As temperature rise, the sale of picnic-related products increased.
A customer looks at secondhand shoes at a secondhand exchange machine at an Emart24 store in Seoul.
Sales of snacks, frozen food products and coffee beans have risen sharply as more people eat and drink at home during the prolonged coronavirus pandemic.
An information brochure about gold bars is displayed at Emart24. According to the convenience store on Wednesday,
Emart reported improved earnings in the third quarter, with operating profit jumping 30 percent on year. But its online operation remained in the red.
Shinsegae Group’s Emart announced a major personnel reshuffle on Thursday.
Coupang resumed the operation of its Deokpyeong distribution center in Icheon, Gyeonggi, after employees who underwent Covid-19 testing were confirmed to be negative.
Emart24, Ministop Korea and Hyundai Department Store on Wednesday announced a MOU with the Bank of Korea to provide a service that directly transfers change from cash transactions below 10,000 won ($8.9) directly to a customer’s bank account.