Famous S. Korean novelist sued over defamation

The Korea Herald > Business > Industry

[Weekender] Targeted digital advertising on demand

It’s not just content that matters in the advertising world. Thanks to ever-evolving information technology, media platforms have become an equally important part of advertising. Adknowledge, a U.S.-...

Updated : 2015.11.27 20:10

[Weekender] Advertisers think outside the box

More advertisement creators are trying to think outside the box to promote products and services.Several foreign advertisements in recent years found new and innovative ways to communicate by breaking...

Updated : 2015.11.27 20:02

[Weekender] Relatable, consoling campaigns tug at hearts of modern Koreans

For the last 25 years, a billboard inscribed with messages of hope, courage and love has been hanging on the Kyobo Life Insurance headquarters in central Seoul.“Though simple, the words have consoled...

Updated : 2015.11.27 19:42

[Weekender] Ad industry microcosm of economic change

In South Korea, one of the top 10 advertising markets globally by expenditure, the ad industry has evolved in line with the country’s rapid economic growth and downturns throughout its nearly 130-yea...

Updated : 2015.11.27 19:37

[Weekender] Selling products, buying dreams

 The 1998 film “The Truman Show” depicts how a person can live without noticing that his whole life has been one gargantuan billboard. Whether it is a carton of milk he drinks or something that he ...

Updated : 2015.11.27 19:25

LG Display to invest 1.8 tln won in new facility

South Korean panel maker LG Display Co. said Friday it plans to invest 1.8 trillion won ($1.56 billion) in a facility to tap deeper into the organic light-emitting diode segment.Under the plan, the South Korean panel maker will build a new factory in Paju, north of Seoul, which will produc...

Updated : 2015.11.27 10:43

How to join in U.S. Black Friday from Korea

Though there have been a string of big sales events taking place in South Korea recently, nothing can beat the scale of the annual U.S. Black Friday sales set to kick off at midnight in the U.S., or ...

Updated : 2015.11.26 18:10

Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy & Innovation actively supporting startups

LinearHub is a collaboration solution startup established last June. Three months after its incorporation, the company was selected as a startup eligible for incubation support from the Gyeonggi Cente...

Updated : 2015.11.26 18:07

Lotte recalls 290,000 boxes of defective Pepero

Lotte Confectionery said Wednesday it is recalling 290,000 boxes of its White Cookie Pepero snacks worth 6.7 billion won ($5.84 million) manufactured between June and October, following continued cust...

Updated : 2015.11.26 18:02

Seoul Character & Licensing Fair seeks to appeal to all ages

The 2015 Seoul Character & Licensing Fair will kick off next month, newly equipped with a “Kidult” zone for older character enthusiasts, as organizers seek to expand the event’s scope to attract no...

Updated : 2015.11.26 17:55

[Photo News] Mundipharma Korea wins 'best company' award

BEST COMPANY AWARD -- Mundipharma Korea was recognized as the best foreign company in the “career opportunity growth” category at the 2015 Best Companies Awards organized by JobPlanet and Fortune Ko...

Updated : 2015.11.26 17:41

Global beauty brands pick more Korean celebs

More and more global cosmetics companies are hiring Korean models dedicated to the Korean market, some of the finickiest customers in the world.From actresses to fashion models, these localized models...

Updated : 2015.11.26 17:17

Hanwha supports college start-ups

Hanwha Group announced Wednesday the launch of the Hanwha Membership Program to foster and support those who wish to operate a global start-up or work as single-person content creators.The program is intended to combine Hanwha’s global talent fostering program with entrepreneurially minde...

Updated : 2015.11.26 17:11

Asiana's support for Chinese children

 Executives and officials from Asiana Airlines pose with Indian schoolchildren after attending a charity event Wednesday to support poor children in New Delhi, India.  (Asiana Airlines)

Updated : 2015.11.26 16:41

Tongyang ordered to compensate investors for issuing nonperforming debts

A Seoul court on Thursday ordered a local securities firm to compensate its investors for deceiving them into buying fraudulent corporate bonds and commercial papers.  The Seoul Central District Court said Tongyang Securities Co. is to compensate six plaintiffs, out of 19 in total, amoun...

Updated : 2015.11.26 16:04