All posts tagged "online shopping"

  • FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, file photo, a consumer looks at Cyber Monday sales on her computer at her home in Palo Alto, Calif. Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
    Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up “Cyber Monday” deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys. Now that shoppers are online all the time anyway,...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015, photo, a man sits in front of portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il, right, as he uses his smartphone in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean officials have unveiled a mobile-friendly online shopping site. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    Online shopping arrives in N. Korea, but many lack access

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it’s as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • North Korea launched its first online shopping mall, called Okryu, on Apr. 1. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea opens first online shopping mall

    By Lee Min-hyung North Korea has launched its first online shopping mall, the regime’s state-controlled media reported Tuesday. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the North opened the shopping mall, called Okryu, last Wednesday, offering various...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • (The Korea Times file)
    Overseas spending hits record high

    By Kim Rahn Koreans’ overseas spending hit a record high in the third quarter, largely due to increased overseas travel and direct online shopping at foreign websites. According to data from the Bank of Korea (BOK) Monday,...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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