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Lotte Plans International Expansion

The South Korean retail giant plans to open department stores in Shenyang, China and Hanoi, Vietnam as well as more stores in its home market.

clock March 27, 2014Sonya Beard

The Gyeonggi Textile Center in Los Angeles.


Emerging Markets: South Korea Buoyed by Trade Pact

While it’s probably better known for its electronics than fabrics, the country is emerging as a player in the global textile industry.

clock March 25, 2014Sonya Beard

Pedestrians pass a Gucci store in Seoul, South Korea.

Designer and Luxury

Korean Market Slows

Industry observers stress that the market, Asia’s third largest after China and Japan, remains an important one in the long term.

clock August 12, 2013Amanda Kaiser and Sonya Beard



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