15 Sep '11, 8pm

【Yahoo! USA】 Chinese shoppers go for Korea's goods, culture and property

Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Outside Dongwha Duty Free Shop in the centre of Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, rows of tour buses lined up in the parking lot demonstrate China's ever-growing thirst for Korea. Inside, hundreds of tourists swarmed into luxury brand stores, looking to grab a cheaper Louis Vuitton, Gucci or Hermes products. The shops, long beloved by the Japanese, are increasingly being frequented by Chinese travellers, especially since a tsumani hit Japan early this year. That is also the case at other duty free malls and major department stores in central Seoul. At the main branch of Shinsegae Department Store, the number of Chinese customers now more than doubles that of Japanese. Lotte Department Store's main branch has seen the two groups of shoppers switch places. "It's like a heaven for shoppers like us," said Zhu Jia, a 23-year-old student from Shanghai. "...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/chinese-shoppers-koreas-goods-cu...

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