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[Herald Interview] ‘Seoul hotels should seek premium edge’

The future of Korea’s hotel industry lies in “going upscale” to establish global and premium-brand hotels satisfying the needs of the spiraling number of business travelers to the country, an exper...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:52

Face Shop pushes global expansion

For The Face Shop, global expansion will be high on the list of priorities this year as it seeks to mark new territory outside of the saturated Korean market. “The Face Shop will be driven to look ou...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:52

Caffe Bene releases mugs for spring picnickers

Caffe Bene released four products for spring picnickers. The tumblers, mugs, glasses and picnic mats with a signature flower pattern will be sold at Caffe Bene outlets across the country as limited-ed...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:48

Hanwha makes tentative opening of Jeju duty-free shop

Hanwha Time World, operated by Galleria Department Store, partially opened its first duty-free store on the third floor of Jeju International Airport. The 130-square-meter shop sells cosmetic and electronic goods and cigarettes, which are the most popular items among outbound travelers. Ha...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:47

Mr. Pizza to hold discount promotion

Mr. Pizza is giving 50 percent discounts to SK Telecom members on Fridays. The event continues through May 30, the company said. The maximum order eligible for the discount is 200,000 won. The discoun...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:47

Maeil Dairies releases Florida’s Natural juice

Maeil Dairies released Florida’s Natural juice, a brand of 100 percent fruit juice. It contains no additives, artificial colors or even added water, according to the company. The juice comes in two f...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:47

Janssen launches MDR-tuberculosis drug

Janssen Korea on Monday launched Sirturo, a treatment for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis. Sirturo has been shown to reduce the treatment period by 42 days compared to conventional treatment using drugs normally prescribed in Korea. In a clinical test, it cured 57.9 percent of tested peo...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:47

GS Group to invest 3 trillion won this year

The management of GS Group, said Wednesday that the energy, retail and construction conglomerate would invest 3 trillion won ($2.9 billion) in its core and new businesses this year.The 2014 investment...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:33

Gmarket introduces SmilePay to boost payment efficiency

(Gmarket)Gmarket, the country’s largest online shopping site, has introduced a payment system that will save shoppers both time and energy. With “SmilePay,” users’ credit cards, CVC codes and iden...

Updated : 2014.04.16 11:12

Dongsuh Foods holds Kim Yu-na promotion event

In an ode to Kim Yu-na, who announced her retirement earlier this year, Dongsuh Foods, one of the figure skater’s main sponsors, is giving out tickets for her show. Those who leave messages for Kim a...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:58

[Herald Interview] Designer shoe brands diversify sales channels

To most modern women, shoes do more than merely cover one’s foot for protection. “Shoes have become an important fashion item, in particular, for women who want to express themselves,” said Diana K...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:58

Samyang opens cosmetics store in Myeong-dong

Samyang Genex opened an “ABOUT ME” outlet for health and beauty products in Myeong-dong, Seoul, Thursday. This is the third shop for Genex following ones in Yeongdeungpo Time Square and another in H...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:58

Cheong Kwan Jang gains halal accreditation

Korea Ginseng Corp.’s Cheong Kwan Jang Korean Red Ginseng Extract, Korean Red Ginseng Pure Extract and Ginseng Root have gained halal accreditation from the Korea Muslim Federation. The accreditation...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:58

Face Shop releases limited edition cream

The Face Shop has introduced a limited edition of its bestseller, “Chia seed facial cream,” presenting packages designed by renowned artists Park Jung-ah and Park Ae-ran. Under the slogan of “Makin...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:58

Breville launches upgraded juicers

Australian home appliance maker Breville released two kinds of juicers that extract vitamins from fruit more efficiently than their market competitors. The BJE410 priced at 410,000 won and BJE520 pric...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:58