MLB veteran Choo Shin-soo has signed with the as-yet unnamed Emart baseball club, joining the KBO for the first time in his career. Choo will earn 2.7 billion won ($2.4 million) in annual salary.
MLB veteran Choo Shin-soo has signed with the as-yet unnamed Emart baseball club, joining the KBO for the first time in his career.
Emart said it is offering up to 50 percent off on meal kits and toys until Feb. 17.
Emart’s net profit rose 62 percent in 2020 on strong sales even at some of its physical stores.
Idol group Sechskies is in talks with an unlikely outlet for the release of its new song on Feb. 5 — retailer Emart.
Shinsegae Group on Monday announced that it has applied to trademark the name Electros, a possible contender as the new name for the SK Wyverns.
Retail and baseball may seem like two different businesses, but Chung Yong-jin, vice chairman of Shinsegae Group, thinks otherwise.
If Shinsegae chooses to go with the SSG brand for the Wyverns, it could come with some unfortunate connotations. The word "sseug" sounds fairly similar to the English word "suck," certainly similar enough that it could cause some misunderstandings.
The SK Wyverns baseball club has been sold to Shinsegae Group, 21 years after the club was founded by SK Telecom. According to both companies, Shinsegae approached SK looking to buy the club, which will be managed by retail chain Emart.
The SK Wyverns baseball club was reportedly sold to Shinsegae Group over the weekend, 21 years after the club was founded by SK Telecom.