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Talking diversity, going global at the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul

You might have already read about our forthcoming TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul next week. But what you might not know is that we’re integrating more content into the program so you can hear from some of the most intelligent minds in the industry. As per usual, we’ll be holding the TC Pitch-off, where 10 companies will have exactly 60 seconds to pitch their …

Will China Burst the K-Pop Bubble?

SEOUL, Korea — Missile tests are cooling relations between China and South Korea and the impact is being felt in some unlikely places. When South Korea decided to deploy a US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) anti-missile system last month, policy makers in Beijing were angered. Chinese officials viewed the Thaad deployment as another American effort to contain China, arguing that the shield, designed to …

Burberry and Kering Best Positioned to Tap South Korea

LONDON, United Kingdom — South Korea’s large luxury domestic market, steady influx of Chinese tourists and strong department store distribution model represents a unique opportunity for global luxury brands, according to new research by Exane BNP Paribas. Interest in South Korea has grown substantially over the past decade, driven, in part, by the country’s unique melding of fashion, music, entertainment and celebrity. Indeed, only last …