The Shinsegae Department Store adopted the concept of a modern department store in the early 1960s for the first time in Korea and established Korea’s first direct-management system, which marked a turning point for modernizing the distribution network in Korea. The main shop of Shinsegae Department Store is a symbolic venue that represents the tradition and value of Shinsegae.
The main shop of the Lotte Department Store in Sogong-dong is Myeongdong’s representative shopping space. It consists of various products, ranging from world famous brands to daily living essentials.
The main shop of Hyundai Department Store is located in Apgujeong-dong, which is the center of Gangnam fashion. It is a shopping space consisting of Korea’s best brand names.
The Galleria Department Store introduced the concept of a masterpiece store in the 1990s for the first time in Korea. The name “Galleria” has the meaning of an art museum that holds a collection of the world’s most famous works of art.