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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.

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Homeplus, South Korea’s second largest hypermarket chain, has appointed Lee Jae-hoon, current CEO of Carver Korea, as its new CEO.

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The country’s supermarket operators are launching new initiatives to better serve neighborhood needs. Retailers are strengthening supermarket offers in response to changes in consumer preferences Supermarkets had flat growth in 2020 (value down marginally by -0.1%YoY), whereas hypermarkets saw relatively large decline at -2.6%YoY. This is due to store closure as well as changes in consumer ...
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. ...
Lim Il-soon, chief executive of South Korean retailer HomePlus, is stepping down after leading the business for about three and a half years. The first female CEO in the industry with great achievements Appointed in October 2017, Lim was the first female CEO in the grocery industry in the country. Homeplus said Lim has brought many positive transformations for the company: L eading ...
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