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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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Emart, the grocery retail chain owned by Shinsegae Group in South Korea, has announced that it would give customers “e-money”. It is Emart’s low price guarantee Emart recently announced that if customers have found the same products being sold elsewhere at a cheaper price, they will match the difference by giving customers online credit points known as e-money. The new policy applies to ...
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 ...
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...

Presentations

19/04/2021
In the final of a three-part series, we deep-dive on the strategic priorities of Magnit, Carrefour, Tesco, Lotte and Auchan.
26/03/2021
Our new forecasts show that Asia will account for 58% of additional grocery sales generated between 2020-22. However, the impact of COVID-19 and its legacy will impact markets differently across the region. This report will help you understand Asia's growing importance in the global context and which grocery markets will provide your business with the most exciting growth prospects towards 2022.
26/03/2021
This report discusses the past, present and future of the convenience channel in South Korea, which has the highest convenience store density in the world with one store per 1,000 people.
23/03/2021
In the second of a three-part series, we provide recommendations on how to design for the convenience channel, with case studies on growth categories, strategic partnerships and price differential.

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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 to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

South Korea by Numbers 2020 – 2022

Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in South Korea.

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