International Business Strategies

Infographic: The ‘Jikgu’ Shopping Phenomenon, Explained

South Koreans are spending lots of money at U.S. e-commerce websites, and they’re happily paying international shipping rates and tariffs, too. Learn why in this infographic.

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Chris Hutchins

April 29, 2015


If you’re a U.S. retailer looking to expand into new online markets, you’d be wise to consider South Korea. South Koreans are spending more and more of their money at U.S. e-commerce websites. They’re happily paying international shipping rates and tariffs for those products, too.

Why? Learn all about it in the infographic below. When you’re done, check out our recent in-depth coverage of this fascinating shopping phenomenon.

If you’re keen for even more market intel, contact us. We’ll help you understand the South Korean market, and how to expand there online, affordably.

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