Korea plans 20 trillion won stimulus

Growth forecast drops to 2.8 percent this year, despite expansionary policiesInvestor confidence was restored Tuesday with the market responding positively to the South Korean government’s plan for extra spending in the second ha...

Shinsegae’s Starfield Hanam to introduce exclusive mall experience to Koreans

SARASOTA, Florida -- At a glance, the Mall at University Town Center, the largest shopping mall in Sarasota, Florida, embodies the typical features of a traditional U.S. shopping mall. Spacious and horizontally spread out, with ro...

Prosecutors raid Lotte Foundation offices

Prosecutors raided the office of a high-ranking official of the Lotte Foundation in Seoul Tuesday as part of their bribery investigation into the foundation‘s chairperson Shin Young-ja.Through the raid, prosecutors were able to s...

[Best Brands] How brands overcome tough times

With the ongoing economic slowdown, winds of change are disrupting consumer patterns. Consumers are reducing spending and seeking affordable brands. In other words, consumer needs and consumption standards are adjusting to the eco...

[Best Brand] Singapore Airlines strives for service excellence

Singapore Airlines, Singapore’s flagship, award-winning airline company, is consistently working to improve its services and widen its travel routes to better serve and accommodate its customers. It runs an “International Culin...

[Best Brands] Segero TV takes lead in volunteering

Online stock channel Segero TV is a breath of fresh air in the stock industry, with its focus on volunteering work. Segero TV run by Kim Won-ki, a stock analyst who has been in the industry for more than 30 years, is one of the mo...

[Best Brand] Kanuda health pillows not just for good sleep

Sixteenth-century British dramatist Thomas Dekker said,” Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together,” while the Dalai Lama said, “Sleep is the best meditation.”It is no longer a debate as to whether ge...

[Best Brands] ‘Travel with Maxim’ begins second season

Instant coffee-maker Maxim has launched the second season of its “Travel with Maxim” campaign, focusing on finding respite in the chaos of daily life with a cup of Maxim coffee.The two new TV spots created for the campaign featu...

[Best Brand] Hosigi Doomari Chicken picked as favorite chicken brand

Hosigi Doomari Chicken stood out as the No.1 chicken franchise brand with the highest customer satisfaction level for its low price but high quality of food, according to a Korea Customer Agency report. Established in 1999, Hosigi...

[Best Brand]Seho Tech targets global market with eco-friendly chemical solutions

Seho Tech, a local chemical materials supplier, is expanding its business into the global market with its eco-friendly chemical solutions, the company said. Seho Tech is the nation’s first company to commercialize the technology ...

[Best Brands] Kooksoondang’s banana flavored rice wine hits market

Traditional liquor producer Kooksoondang’s rice wine (makgeolli) flavored with banana has hit the market, attracting in particular the young generation. Released in early April, the Rice Makgeolli Banana recorded more than 2 mill...

[Best Brands] Elensilia top seller on home shopping network for 6th year

Elensilia’s snail cream has been named the top-selling skin care product on a home shopping network for six consecutive years, according to the cosmetics-maker.First launched in September 2009, the skin care cream containing snai...

[Best Brands] JPTV offers professional tips for investment

Financial counseling service JPTV offers professional investment tips for individual investors to support them with up-to-date stock information. With more than 30 stock investment experts, JPTV has provided content ranging from t...

[Best Brands] Pigeon releases detergent effective for kimchi stain

Pigeon, a local household product supplier, has released NEW Act’z Perfect Solution, the latest product under its signature brand Act’z, to suit Korean consumers’ growing demand for a detergent that effectively washes off stain...

[Best Brand] Coway, an innovator in water purifier market

Coway, a Korean water purifier-maker, leads in product innovation with the launch of “IoCare” water purifiers. The new product, unveiled in May, combines the latest technologies in water filtration and treatment, auto sterilizat...