BGF Retail overview

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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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The future of Ministop convenience chain in South Korea has finally been decided. Over the last few years, uncertainty around its ownership has surfaced a number of times, for example in 2018 and last year.

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Alongside the usual “buy-one-get-one-free” or “buy-two-get-one-free” deals, convenience operators are coming up with new multi-buy deals in South Korea. New ways to entice shoppers Emart24 has launched a 1+4 deal for facial masks in July. Shoppers can get five masks for the price of one at KRW150 (US$0.13) 7-Eleven has a 1+2 deal for 77 selected products, including beverages and ready...
We round up the latest initiatives and developments from South Korea’s convenience retailers, covering topics such as beauty & cosmetics, green environment, subscription service and COVID-19.  Beauty & Cosmetics: CVS as a new sales channel Convenience stores are emerging as a new channel for cosmetics products: GS25's cosmetics sales up +18.2% vs. 2019 CU's cosmetics sales up +6.7%...
The convenience channel remains a great opportunity for growth. We have published a series of new reports for our IGD Retail Analysis subscribers: The convenience channel’s global outlook Global growth opportunities Multiformat retailers trading convenience stores Below are some of the key highlights to help you plan for the future... Use IGD’s view to drive change...
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