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Lotte, one of the country’s main grocery retail chains, has launched Project Zero, with the aim of using alternative sweeteners to produce sugar-free products.

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Emart24, the convenience chain of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, said this month that it will increase the number of “hybrid” semi-unmanned stores that operate without workers late at night. Part of the cost-saving initiative It is part of the initiative to save costs by cutting down manpower. 80% of Emart24’s 5,300 stores are closed or without staff from 11pm to 6am, instead of openi...
Aeon might offload the business due to its weak performance and continued profit decline in South Korea. Sales down -4.2%YoY, operating loss US$12m The retailer reported KRW1.79 tn (US$1.5 bn) in revenue for the last fiscal year (from March 2020 to February 2021), a decrease of 4.2%YoY (year-on-year). It reported an operating loss of KRW14.3 bn (US$12m) during the same period. It is the ...
The South Korea convenience store chain Emart24 (owned by Shinsegae) has launched a smart store in Seoul this month. Modelled on the Amazon Go concept The new store is in popular shopping complex Starfield COEX. The technology is modelled based on the Amazon Go concept. Customer needs to type in their mobile phone number at a kiosk and insert a bank card to receive a QR code. They can th...

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In this report, we highlight five key health and beauty trends we expect to see in the new normal and propose five key actions for retailers and suppliers to consider as they plan to win in 2022 and beyond.
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We quantify growth opportunities of online grocery in Asia, discuss key retailers and leading markets, as well as identify trends that are set to shape future development.
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In the final of a three-part series, we deep-dive on the strategic priorities of Magnit, Carrefour, Tesco, Lotte and Auchan.

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