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South Korean Coupang acquires Farfetch

Dec 19, 2023 / United Kingdom
The South Korean e-commerce giant has agreed to buy Farfetch in a bailout deal, providing the online luxury platform with 500 million USD in emergency funding. Deal to acquire a 47.5% stake in Yoox Net-a-Porter is off

Charles & Keith opens first store in South Korea

Jul 20, 2023 / Singapore
The Singapore-based fashion label centred on shoes, bags and accessories has opened its first flagship store in Gangnam, one of Seoul's most vibrant shopping districts

Footwear in South Korea – a country snapshot

Premium ContentApr 28, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Today, we bring you our new country snapshot, this time focusing on South Korea, the 19th largest footwear consumer in the world, and a very attractive market due to its remarkable growth and consumer loyalty

The world's largest trade agreement

Nov 20, 2020 / World
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed by China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, plus ten Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei

South Korea: retail open as usual

May 14, 2020 / South Korea
The Asian country has a total number of reported cases is slightly below 11 000, with the death toll just near the 260 threshold

Covid-19: latest news from Korea

Premium ContentApr 9, 2020 / South Korea
We continue our trip around the word to give you the latest updates about the impact of Covid-19 in the different markets. Today is Korea's turn

Brazilian Footwear elects seven target markets

May 31, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and the members of the Brazilian Footwear program (maintained by those entities) promoted a meeting to select target markets for the next two years

Skechers launches joint venture in South Korea

Nov 10, 2016 / South Korea
The lifestyle and performance footwear brand announced it is transitioning its business in South Korea from a third-party distributor to a new joint venture with Luen Thai Enterprises

Fila Korea and Fila USA collaborate on Seoul’s exhibition

Mar 24, 2016 / South Korea
Fila Korea and Fila USA reunited last week as the co-hosts of the brand’s second We Kicks Town footwear exhibition in Seoul
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