Infographic: The ‘Jikgu’ Shopping Phenomenon, Explained
Chris Hutchins's avatarBy: Chris Hutchins

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 despatch rates and tariffs, too. Learn why in this infographic.


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 despatch 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.


Chris Hutchins

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A longtime MotionPointer, Chris Hutchins is fascinated by trends in language, culture and digital commerce. His great passion is fusing fantastic research and writing into relevant, high-value content for prospects and customers. Chris majored in print journalism at Western Kentucky University. He sometimes writes video games, transmedia entertainment experiences, and novels.


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