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Bom Kim became the poster child of a new kind of wealth generation in South Korea with Coupang Inc., but the firm is now facing criticism over working conditions.
Hong Ra-hee boosted her fortune after receiving billions of dollars in stocks in the much-awaited transfer of her husband’s assets.
Shares in Yoshio Tsuchiya’s Workman Co. have more than quadrupled since the start of 2018.
Their firms' shares have all more than doubled in the past year, leading to talk of a burgeoning tech scene that’s very different from Silicon Valley.
Changes to women's daily routines amid the pandemic have halted the rising wealth of those who tapped the popularity of South Korean beauty brands in a deal-making frenzy.
In the music industry, fans are everything. But when it comes to K-pop, that adage holds more true than ever.
Masayoshi Son had offered to buy Shunji Sugaya’s business idea for $2.8 million.
Some are barely old enough to walk and talk, much less understand the stock market. But thanks to South Korea's tax laws, a growing number of children as young as 1 are sitting on shareholdings collectively worth millions of dollars. These rich kids are increasingly ...
After 37 years in business, Shigeru Nagatomi handed over the keys in December last year. Nagatomi Pharmacy Corp., the Kyushu medical supplies shop bearing his family name, had grown to 23 dispensing pharmacies in Oita Prefecture . Nagatomi had contemplated passing the company to his ...