Lotte Shopping overview

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Lotte Shopping: data

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South Korea Country Presentation

This guide to South Korea explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

Asia retail outlook 2021

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Asia in 2021.

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The number of health and beauty (H&B) stores in South Korea dips for the first time as more consumers turned to online shopping.

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eBay is to sell its business in South Korea. Big name players in retail are all in for a deal valued at KRW5 tn (US$4.42 bn). Four-way race for the acquisition Lotte Group, Emart Inc. (owned by Shinsegae), SK Telecom Co. and private equity firm MBK Partners have been chosen as the preliminary bidders to buy a controlling stake of eBay Korea. Kakao has decided to opt out of the bidding. ...
Cho Young-je, head of the ecommerce unit at Lotte Shopping, resigned in February as the company’s online business fails to take off. “ Failed to create a synergy ” Lotte Shopping's gross merchandise value (GMV) stood at KRW7.6 tn in 2020, which is only 7% up from the previous year. It is below the market average of 19% year-on-year (YoY) increase. The GMV of its rival, Shinsegae, improved...
Lotte Shopping appointed Kang Sung-hyun, CEO of Lotte Nestle Korea, as the head of its hypermarket chain, Lotte Mart. Previously a management consultant, joined Lotte in 2009 Kang gained retail experience at strategy consultancy firms Booz Allen Hamilton and Boston Consulting Group, and joined Lotte as Executive Director of the Lotte Strategy & Insight Centre more than a decade ago in 200...

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