E-mart

Raphael Rashid
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Growth of South Korea's Pet Industry Equals More Animal Suffering

Outside the many pet shops in Chungmuro, Seoul, bouncer-like staff stand eyeballing passersby, sometimes preventing them from taking photos. Their presence indicates that they are aware of the questionable wellbeing of the animals on display. Some of the small dogs are seen spinning in circles, while others yap frantically. Many

Haeryun Kang
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The Age of E-Mart Under Moon Jae-in

South Korea’s first branch of E-mart, now the country’s largest retailer and originally inspired by Walmart, opened in November 1993. That was about four years after the country’s first convenience store, the Seven Eleven near the Olympic Village in Seoul, appeared. It’s