A refurbished bicycle pop-up store was opened at Lotte Mart's Songpa branch in southern Seoul, according to the Seoul city government Thursday.
Three different types of bibimbap boxes will be discounted and sold for less than 4,000 won ($3), according to Lotte Mart on Thursday. Bowls of bibimbap shown are sold at Lotte Mart's Songpa branch in southern Seoul on Thursday.
Anyone who has lived in Korea for some amount of time is probably familiar with — and has likely at least once fallen victim to — the baffling shopping conundrum that is the closing of large marts every other Sunday.
Cheap chicken and pizza have been so popular that large supermarket chains are introducing discounted tangsuyuk, or sweet and sour pork, as they experiment with dramatic price reductions in an inflationary age. Lotte Mart announced Wednesday...
An employee displays a container of fried chicken at a discount mart in Seoul on Wednesday.
The regulation that requires big retailers to close their stores for two days a month may be relaxed for the first time in ten years. On June 23, the presidential office started an online petition ...
In the time of inflation and high prices, large marts and convenience stores are pushing small-packaged products that target single-person households.
Customers purchase wine from Lotte Mart's wine shop, Bottle Bunker, in Songpa District, southern Seoul on Thursday. Some 1,000 varieties of wine will be on sale with discounts of up to 50 percent until May 15.
Most retailers build new warehouses to strengthen their e-commerce businesses.
Lotte Mart is offering early retirement packages to employees for the second time this year as competition grows with e-commerce websites.