When did food delivery first become an option?
Online shopping in August reached a record high, surpassing 14 trillion won ($12.03 billion) for the month for the first time as Covid-19 cases surged in metropolitan areas and the unprecedentedly long monsoon season kept people indoors.
Retailers in Korea are facing a new challenge amid the rising demand for online shopping.
음식 배달 전성시대다. 짜장면이나 치킨뿐 아니라 삼겹살이나 아이스크림도 배달해서 먹는다. 코로나19 사태로 붐비는 음식점에 가기를 꺼리는 사람들이 늘면서 음식 배달 앱 이용자는 점점 더 늘어나고 있다. 고급 레스토랑이나 호텔에서도 배달 음식을 선보이고 있다. 거리마다 배민 라이더스, 생각대로, 부릉 같은 이름이 씌여 있는 오토바이가 음식을 싣고 달리는 모습을 쉽게 볼 수 있다. 새로 음식 배달 앱 시장에 뛰어든 ‘쿠팡이츠’를 알리는 광고도...
It's been a decade since the first food delivery platform started up. It was an idea made for Korea and Koreans. Now, the biggest constraint to growth in the industry is not customers or food — but delivery drivers.
Line Man, a Thai delivery app operated by Line, has received a $110 million investment from BRV Capital. The funds will be used for the financing of Line Man's merger with Wongnai Media, a Thai restaurant review site.
E-commerce platform WeMakePrice is dropping commission fees for restaurant owners on its food delivery app. WeMakePrice O will not charge restaurant owners any additional commission fees.
Hyundai Card has partnered with food delivery company Baedal Minjok to launch a branded credit card, the first time a Korean credit card company has partnered with a delivery firm.
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Thursday it is developing regulations designed to prevent gapjil, or abuse of power, by online companies such as delivery apps and online shopping malls.
Online shopping in April jumped 12.5 percent on year to 12.26 trillion won ($10.08 billion), announced Statistics Korea Wednesday.