All South Korea articles – Page 4

  • Hyundai_Seoul.jpg
    Photo gallery

    Hyundai department store Ilsan, Seoul

    2010-10-15T00:00:00Z

    The newly-opened Hyundai department store in Ilsan, just outside Seoul, is the kind of thing that you just don’t see in Europe or North America these days. This is 430,000 sq ft of retail space, organised over 10 floors, with everything from a supermarket and deli in the basement, to ...

  • News

    South Korea parliament considers limits on supermarket business

    2010-10-14T18:20:00Z

    The country’s parliament is considering two bills that would impose restrictions on the opening and business of large supermarkets. Under one bill, currently passing through parliament, opening an urban supermarket with an area of between 10,760 sq ft and 32,290 sq ft would require permission from the local government. ...

  • Matthew Stych
    Analysis

    Slow road to South Korea will help Ikea’s prospects

    October 8, 2010

    Ikea has reported that group sales for the year ended August 31, 2010, rocketed 7.7% to €23.1bn (£19.2bn).

  • Tesco hypermarket, China
    Analysis

    Tesco’s Far Eastern promise

    2010-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Combining its global scale with local knowledge is key to Tesco’s growth in Asia, incoming chief executive Phil Clarke tells Jennifer Creevy