Retail and fashion companies are pitching their products more subtly these days.
Retailers are responding in their own ways to Level 4 social distancing rules, the highest on the four-level scale.
Lotte Duty Free retained its second spot among global travel retailers in 2020, with China Duty Free Group (CDFG) leaping to the No. 1 position, an industry report showed Tuesday.
Level 3 has not been announced, but retailers are getting ahead of the curve and preparing for the worst.
While large retailers are collecting less in commissions from client companies, online channels are taking more, with some seeming to gouge sellers desperate to move products.
The annual Korea Sale Festa kicked off this month with more than 1,600 companies taking part in Korea’s version of Black Friday.
Friday has been declared a package-free day by some delivery companies, meaning that some orders placed this week will be delayed until early next week.
Since worm-like organisms were found in water treatment plants, sinks and showers, demand for bottled mineral water and filtered shower heads has skyrocketed.
Sales tied to a government-led promotion over the two weeks have been large, announced the Ministry of SMEs and Startups on Wednesday.
Large discount retailers are rolling out massive promotions for the weekend in a bid to attract customers back after coronavirus cash steered them toward local shops and mom-and-pops.