South Korea

Demographic, economic and cultural forces drive this region’s retail revolution

In May, I visited Shanghai and Seoul, South Korea, as part of the...

Boutique is retailer's largest flagship in Asia

Christian Dior S.A. (Paris) is opening its first freestanding House of Dior store in Seoul, South Korea the weekend of...

New licenses with overseas retailers

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (Pittsburgh) will expand its brand into Greece, South Korea and Singapore, having secured...

This growing capital is home to a booming home goods market

The Numbers
South Korea’s booming capital, Seoul, is the country’s largest city, with more than 9...

Will open menswear store in New York

Popular South Korean retailer Plac will open its first U.S. store in New York this fall, a 1300-square-foot unit at...

Luxury handbag retailer launches in L.A.

Jinammi (Seoul, South Korea) opened its first U.S. store last week at Los Angeles’ Beverly Center. The luxury handbag and...

Peter Marino designed the 27,000-square-foot store in Cheongdam

Retailer Boontheshop (Seoul, South Korea) has opened a new 27,000-square-foot store in Cheongdam, Seoul’s luxury district...

More openings planned for 2014

AllSaints (London) has made its debut in South Korea by opening a store in the Shinsegae Centum City department store in...

Cheil Industries launches 8Seconds in Seoul

Cheil Industries, the Seoul, South Korea-based fashion arm of Samsung Group, has opened the first two stores of its new...

Latest store located in Busan

American Apparel, the vertically integrated clothing manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles, has opened the doors to...

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