South Korea has a hyper-competitive coffee market. Amidst the fierce competition, Ediya Coffee has triumphed across various metrics. It was evaluated as the most profitable coffee franchise in South Korea, with the most number of stores across the nation. It's an anti-Starbucks, in a way.
Looking for rare ingredients? A wider selection of cat food? Or just too lazy to walk out of your apartment? South Korea is a haven for online shoppers, but not always for its foreign residents. There are big hurdles, but e-commerce platforms like Gmarket are trying to improve.
Can there be an even more democratic form of book sharing than the public library? Chang Woong, founder of book sharing startup Bookoob, believes the answer is yes.
If you're suffering from skinny obesity, it's time to get your diet in order! At Korea Exposé we realize you don't always have time to eat well, so here's our roundup of locally available "meal alternatives" in the form of shakes and bars.
Piracy costs South Korea's cultural industry huge amounts of money every year. Yet much of it takes place via "webhards," online platforms that hide in plain view, even charging money for other people's pirated content.
Let's face it, Facebook and other social media giants aren't providing their services for free. Data collection is their business, and you agree to let them have it when you sign up. But have major social media overstepped the line in South Korea?
South Korean capital Seoul is home to some 17,000 cafés, with one on practically every street corner. Why are there so many, and can the market possibly grow even more?
Average Seoulites spend almost 15 percent of their waking hours on the daily commute. Meet the companies turning wasted time into business opportunities, and making life easier in the process.