Korea’s beer industry is booming with the rising popularity of domestic craft beers largely thanks to the growing popularity of homsul, or drinking at home, amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic.
BGF Retail, operation of convenience store chain CU, plans to expand its curbside pickup service to 3,000 stores by the first half of 2021.
BGF Retail Chairman Lee Keon-jun, right, hangs up a sign in Yatap-dong in Bundang, Gyeonggi, to celebrate the opening of the company's 15,000th CU convenience store on Monday.
BGF Retail inked a memorandum of understanding with the Utransfer money transfer service to get into financial technology, the companies announced Thursday.
A woman who went missing 20 years ago was recently reunited with her family thanks to a CU convenience store.
BGF Retail’s CU convenience store franchise on Monday rolled out an on-foot delivery service in partnership with MG Playing.
Wine sales have jumped up this year, especially in recent weeks as the record long rainy season saw more people staying indoors.
A limited edition of BTS T-money cards will be sold at CU convenience stores from July 2, the chain's operator BGF Retail announced Friday. Only 150,000 cards will be sold.
Retailers are rolling out promotions as their contributions to a government-led sales festival campaign designed to revive the local economy hit by the Covid-19 outbreak.