Department store and hypermarket discount events started earlier than usual.
That's why it was crowded with people shopping today (24th).
The largest shopping event in Korea, where the largest number of companies ever participated, will also be held from the 1st of next month.
This is Lee Sung-hoon.
Hypermarkets are crowded with customers who have come to shop after a long time.
[Please try delicious dumplings.] As
social distancing eased, tasting events were reopened, and discount billboards were noticeable everywhere.
[Eun-Joo Lee/Ansan-si, Gyeonggi: I ordered it online at home, but as I went down to the first stage, I came out to buy pork, but there was a sale...
Department stores have also regained their former vitality.
The seasonal clothing discount event was filled with shoppers without a break.
[Yang Jeong-yeol/Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul: It was good to be able to walk around like this after a long time, and I think I made a lot of purchases because of a lot of discounts.] In order
to shake off the accumulated inventory and stimulate the repressed consumer sentiment, retailers are about 15 days than usual. I went ahead and entered a large-scale discount event.
Online shopping malls also participated in discount sales covering a wide range of products from luxury goods to clothing, food, and home appliances.
From the 1st of next month,'Korea Sale Festa', the largest shopping event in Korea, will also be held, with about 1,300 companies participating in the largest ever.
[Seong Yun-mo/Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy: This is a nationwide event in which all 17 cities and provinces across the country participate, so it will be of great help to the recovery of the alley business district and the local economy.)] The
government is providing consumption coupons The plan is to raise the limit of income deductions to revive the shrinking consumer sentiment, but it is pointed out that consumers need to watch more when they open their wallets.
(Video coverage: Lim Dong-guk, Video editing: Jeon Min-gyu, VJ: Jeong Min-gu)