Why buy luxury goods in department stores?

Minjun Son 2021. 11.16 Kim Hee-ae, Kim Woo-bin, Jo In-seong, Kim Hye-soo, Ju Ji-hoon… It is becoming a hot topic as a large number of famous actors, who are considered to be the best in Korea, appear in advertisements for startup luxury platforms rather than large companies’ brands. Stars who exert a great influence on […]

What is NFT? A new paradigm emerging with METAVERSE

Minjun Son 2021. 11.16 You hear NFT a lot these days, right? If you are not interested, you may not know what NFT is. So today, I am going to explain what NFT is so that you can easily understand it.              It means ‘Non-Fungible Token’ and refers to a token that represents a digital […]


Lim, Do Yeub Many people in Korea are interested in having specialized jobs nowadays as it is getting harder to start a career. For business school students, the most popular one is a certified public accountant(CPA). The number of applicants for the CPA exam is increasing recently. It was 8,512 people in 2019, and it […]

‘Squid Game’ Themed Cryptocurrency ‘Squid Game Coin’ Falls to $0

Yugyeong Jeong The price of a cryptocurrency with the theme of the drama ‘Squid Game’ currently airing on Netflix has fallen to $0. According to CoinMarketCap, a cryptocurrency information site, the price of the cryptocurrency ‘SQUID’ once surged to $2,861 per coin and then suddenly plummeted to $0.00079. Gizmodo, a media specialized in information technology, […]

Goodbye to old ‘Facebook’, welcome to the new ‘Meta’

Minjun Son 2021. 11.02 Image source: Facebook “Facebook is no longer our number one priority. The metaverse will be the new future.” Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a confident tone. Facebook changed its name to “Meta”. Recently, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg strengthened the Metaverse business, saying, “I want Facebook to be recognized […]

US semiconductor confidentiality demands and TSMC, Samsung, SK

Yugyeong Jeong https://www.mk.co.kr/news/politics/view/2021/11/1031572/ At the supply chain countermeasures meeting convened during the G20 summit, President Biden once again made clear to the leaders of his allies his commitment to contain China and build its own supply chain. The list of information submissions that the U.S. is pressing with, emphasizing voluntary submissions by November 8, includes […]

Greenflation, the paradox of eco-friendliness

Yugyeong Jeong As the global climate abnormality has become a serious problem, governments around the world are establishing eco-friendly policies. The EU has agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% compared to 1990 levels by 2030 and impose a border tax on carbon emissions. Korea has set a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions […]

Live commerce, changing the paradigm of shopping

Minjun Son 2021. 10. 19 Image Source: Sauce live                   As we become accustomed to untact life, many aspects of our lives have changed. There was also a major change in consumption patterns. The proportion of online consumption exceeded that of offline consumption for the first time in January last year, and the proportion of […]