All posts tagged "markets"

  • A brand display inside a Korean grocery store in Los Angeles
    LA Korean grocers move to brand displays, regional specialties

    By Park Ji-hye Los Angeles Korean grocers are in the midst of departing from demonstration stands to offer instead bigger display booths and regional specialties. While demonstration stands promote less than 15 items, the on-trend displays take...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Jjawang
    It’s here! Jjawang arrives in US

    Instant black noodle Jjawang, which took South Korea by storm this year, finally landed in Los Angeles after a much-requested wait last Friday. The noodles stirred a sensation when it sold 6 million packets in South Korea...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Specialist Jay Woods, right, works with trader John Bishop on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in early morning trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Still, investors remain on edge after a plunge in stocks Tuesday that was triggered by reports showing slowing growth in China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    US markets rebound day after big plunge

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded in early afternoon trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Boongeoppang being made inside a Koreatown market.
    Korean winter snacks warm up LA’s Koreatown

    By Park Ji-hye Long-loved winter snacks of South Korea are trending inside Los Angeles’ Koreatown markets. Although they’re available year-round, items like baked sweet potatoes and hobbang — rice flour with fillings like vegetables, pumpkin paste or...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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