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Reporter : Kim Jae-heun
Fri, February 23, 2024 | 12:24
Saengong proves competitiveness in design by sweeping global awards
A local household specialty firm called Saengong is showing the design competitiveness of its products by sweeping the world's most prestigious design awards, a company official said Sunday.
Hyundai Elevator launches AI, IoT-powered maintenance service
Hyundai Elevator introduced an advanced elevator maintenance service called “MIRI” that connects to the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, big data and robot technology, company officials said Thursday.
Lotte Duty Free holds roadshows in Japan to attract visitors
Lotte Duty Free held roadshows in Tokyo, Tuesday, and in Osaka, Wednesday, along with other hospitality-related group units, asking travel agencies there to promote Korea as an attractive tourist destination, Korea's largest duty free store operator said Thursday.
In-N-Out Burger pop-up store attracts record crowd
In-N-Out Burger, a major U.S. hamburger franchise based in California, opened a pop-up store in southern Seoul, Wednesday, for the first time since 2019, drawing a long line of people eager to taste the American burger, according to industry officials. The store sold burgers for only four hours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., but the line was formed hours before its doors opened.
CJ Olive Young expands alcoholic beverage business ahead of IPO
CJ Olive Young, a local health & beauty store chain, has been expanding alcoholic beverage sales as it prepares for an initial public offering (IPO), according to industry officials, Tuesday.
Retailers adopt generative AI to offer personalized products, services
Retailers are rushing to learn and use generative artificial intelligence (AI) to provide hyper-personalized products and services for tech-savvy young customers in their 20s and 30s, who have become a major consumer group, according to industry officials, Tuesday.
Running convenience stores becomes popular among people in 20s, 30s
Lee Sung-bong, 25, opened a CU convenience store in southwestern Seoul's Guro District last August, on recommendation from his parents who have been running one for years. “My parents have been in the convenience store business and they suggested I start my own,” Lee said.
Daewoo E&C strengthens ESG management
Daewoo Engineering & Construction (E&C) is accelerating its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) management plan in line with parent company Jungheung Group's ESG policy, the company said Monday.
POSCO International enters battery materials business
POSCO International has entered the secondary battery materials business in support of its parent firm's effort to specialize in eco-friendly materials, a company official said Monday. The trading firm signed a long-term supply contract with FARU Graphite in Tanzania, a subsidiary of Australian mining company Black Rock Mining, to receive 750,000 tons of natural graphite over...
CJ, Shinsegae study temple food to expand vegan lineup
CJ, Shinsegae and other food companies are rushing to study a variety of vegetable-based dishes served at Buddhist temples across the country to develop a series of vegan products amid the growing popularity of vegetarianism and plant-based food diets, according to company officials, Friday.