'Korea Donghaeng Sale' brings in US$ 22 million in two weeks
Updated: 2020-07-15 13:28:28 KST
The South Korean government says the nationwide retail campaign that wrapped up this past Sunday the Donghaeng Sale was a success, boosting consumption by 22 million U.S. dollars.
Ministry of SMEs and Startups said Wednesday that more than 10-thousand kinds of products were sold through non-contact platforms like live-streamed shows and home shopping channels.
Sales at traditional markets also jumped more than 10 percent compared to the average.
Also, the amount of credit card payments increased by around 5 percent compared to the previous year.