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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

[Herald Interview] Tiny T’way reaps rewards of efficiency

T’way Air may be the nation’s smallest budget carrier with just seven short- and midrange aircraft, but it is quickly building a reputation as an innovative player in a market which is reaching a fe...

Updated : 2014.04.10 20:44

Coffee chains go upscale to beat competition

Competition in the high-end segment of the 1.6 trillion won ($1.5 billion) Korean coffee shop market may heat up as more and more coffee aficionados appear to be craving something extra special in the...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:43

Sulwhasoo unveils artist collaborations

AmorePacific’s premium skincare brand Sulwhasoo teamed up with a group of artists to mark the 17th anniversary of its bestselling essence, First Care Activating Serum. Mother-of-pearl lacquer maestro...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:43

Paris Baguette opens in Upper West Side

SPC Group has opened a Paris Baguette bakery in the Upper West Side on 70th Street in Manhattan, New York, the company said on Tuesday.Situated in the luxurious residential area near Central Park, the...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:43

Nespresso releases limited edition capsules

Nespresso Korea released two limited editions of its liquid capsule coffee for the spring. “Cauca” and “Santander” of the Columbian Terroirs Grand Cru contain the quintessential flavors of Columbi...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:43

Maeil Dairies gets GMP accreditation

Maeil Dairies Pyeongtaek plant, which produces powdered milk, received a Good Manufacturing Practice accreditation from the Chinese Food and Drug Administration, the food company said Monday. Maeil is...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:43

Kellogg’s releases enhanced cereal

Nongshim Kellogg’s released Corn Frost Powerball, which contains 40 percent enhanced vitamin B to help children gain energy over a bowl of cereal. Vitamins B1, B2, B6 and niacin contained in the new...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:43