Domestic Auto Sales Set New List in 1st Half

Domestic Auto Sales Set New List in 1st Half

Domestic auto sales reached a new prime in the primarypart of this year.

The Korea AutomotiveBrandsArrangementacknowledged Sunday that domestic sales totaled 812,265 automobiles in the 1st six months, up 10.9 % on-year. Here's the first time domestic sales have exceeded 800,000 in the period.

Total sales adding exports, however, dwindled to 4.36 million cars, a drop of 1.7 percent from the similarlengthultimate year.

Hyundai posted sales of 351,124 cars here and 2.04 million overseas, up 4.5 percent and down 1.8 percent, respectively. Overall, the automaker's total sales fell 0.9 percent.

Kia's total sales fell 4.6 percent to 1.46 million cars, with domestic sales up 14.1 percent and in every other country sales down 8.2 percent.

GM Korea accomplished its best-ever first-half result thank you to the release of the recent Malibu and Spark models, which boosted domestic sales via 21.6 percent on-year. Overall sales declined 0.1 percent to 307,512 cars because of a drop in exports.

Renault Samsung saw domestic sales upward push 25.9 percent at the back of brisk sales of its new SM6 sedan, which was once released in March. Ssangyong's sales rose 7.1 percent, helped by the recognition of the Tivoli small SUV.

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BIGBANG Breaks Sales List With New Jap Album

BIGBANG Breaks Sales List With New Jap Album

BIGBANG Breaks Sales Checklist amongst New Jap Albuman0ya February 8, 2016 0 LINE it!BIGBANG Breaks Sales Record With New Japanese Album BIGBANG has crowned the weekly album chart of Japans leading song chart Oricon with its newest Japanese free up MADE SERIES.

According to a documentby skill of Oricon on February 9, the album has sold over 128,000 copies since its release on February 3. This is sufficient to earn the No.1 spot at the weekly album chart, in additionruin BIGBANGs old sales record.

MADE SERIES is now BIGBANGs maximuma success Japanese album thus farin relation to sales. The previous record used to be made in December 2014, when The most productive OF BIGBANG 2006-2014 sold around 120,000 copies in the beginning week.

Making MADE SERIES even more special, the release marks BIGBANGs first Japanese studio album in just about4 years, their past one being ALIVE –MONSTER EDITION- released in June 2012.

The album consists of eleven tracks, and comprises Japanese versions in theirrecent hit singles LOSER, BANG BANG BANG, and IF YOU.

Meanwhile, BIGBANG is decided to greet their Japanese fanatics at Tokyo Dome stops of BIGBANG GlobalExcursion 2015~2016 MADE IN JAPAN on February 23 and 24.

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EXO Sets New First-Week Sales list for Korean Artist with Debut Jap Single

EXO Sets New First-Week Sales list for Korean Artist with Debut Jap Single

--> EXO has set a new sales checklist in Japan with its debut single.

EXO′s debut Jap unmarried Love Me Appropriate ~romantic universe~, which was once released on November 4, no longer best debuted at no 1 at the Oricon day via day chart, it's far ranked number one on the weekly chart, demonstrating EXO′s repute in Japan.

EXO Sets New First-Week Sales Record for Korean Artist with Debut Japanese Single

EXO′s single sold 146,000 copies in the primary week, the maximum for a Korean artist′s debut single in Japan, and loads of are looking ahead to EXO syndrome to spread in Japan.

Oricon said via an editorial on its news page, titled ′EXO′s debut Japanese single is number one! 146,000 copies sold, the most for a Korean artist in the 1st week,′ writing ′The sales from the first week is the best ever for a Korean artist′s debut single.′

The single album comprises two tracks, the japanese edition of Love Me Right, the lead single from EXO′s repackaged 2d album, and Drop That.

Additionally, EXO headlined its first dome concert at the Tokyo Dome over 3 days, from November 6 to 8, accumulating 145,000 fanatics and environment a new record as the foreign artist to hang a dome concert in the shortest quantity of time. All eyes are on EXO, who is scoring giant with its single and concert in Japan.

Meanwhile, EXO will take the dome excursion to the Kyocera Dome in Osaka from November 13-15.

Photo credit: SM Entertainment

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iKON wrap up the grand expose in their whole song list to debut half-album 'Welcome Back'!

iKON wrap up the grand expose in their whole song list to debut half-album 'Welcome Back'!

iKON wrap up the grand disclose in their whole tune list to debut half-album

Finally we know all the track list for iKON"s debut part album "Welcome Back"! Without additional ado, their 5th track in the album and 2d identify track is "Airplane" and their 6th track is "M.U.P"!

That manner we"re most likely getting two MVs for their "Welcome Back" album (not to mention even more MVs from their debut complete album), so yay for that!

It"s beyond impressive that B.I and Bobby took section in writing the lyrics to each and every song in this album, and B.I took component in composing each song as well.

"Welcome Back" comes out on October 1.

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"Exodus" hits half a million in sales

EXO"s second album, "Exodus", has hit half a million sales since its release on Monday. According to EXO"s agency SM Entertainment, about 500,000 copies of their Korean and Chinese second albums have been sold so far. EXO"s first album, "XOXO", which was released in 2013, marked over one million sales, making them the first band to achieve this feat in 12 years. Their second album topped major online music charts and reached fifth place on the iTunes 100 Albums. It was also No. 1 on iTunes charts in 11 different Asian countries, proving their international popularity.The group will start appearing in music shows to promote "Call Me Baby", a song from its second album. The first one will be Mnet"s "M Countdown", which will air Thursday afternoon. By Jin Min-ji

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Second half of 2014 brings a list of celebrities to be discharged from military

Second half of 2014 brings a list of celebrities to be discharged from military

Second half of 2014 brings a list of celebrities to be discharged from military

The second half of 2014 will be bringing back several celebrities that had enlisted in Korea’s mandatory military service in 2012, such as Lee Jehoon, Yoo Seungho, Se7en, Kim Muyeol, Mighty Mouth’s Sangchu and Super Junior’s Leeteuk.

Actor Lee Jehoon will be discharged from the military first on the 24th of July after having served as a police officer in the Seoul Police Promotion team on October 25th of 2012.

Next, Super Junior’s Leeteuk will be discharged on the 29th of July, followed by Kim Muyeol in early August.

Also, Mighty Mouth’s Sangchu will be discharged later on the 8th of August, as he had been sent to military jail for violation of service regulations, in which he had visited an illegal massage parlor with Se7en while they were serving the country as servicemen.

Furthermore, Yoo Seungho will be discharged on the 4th of December, followed by Se7en on the 28th of December.

Source: Star News

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Domestic Box-Office Sales Hit 100-Million Mark

Domestic Box-Office Sales Hit 100-Million Mark

Domestic Box-Office Sales Hit 100-Million Mark

Cinemagoers here have snapped up over 100 million tickets for Korean movies for the second straight year, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The number of tickets sold this year surpassed the mark Friday, some 47 days earlier than last year, when it took until Nov. 20 to achieve the feat.

A number of commercially appealing movies helped accelerate ticket sales, such as "Miracle in Cell No.7", which attracted 12.81 million spectators, "Snowpiercer" (9.33 million), "The Face Reader" (8.49 million), and "The Berlin File" (7.17 million).

As of Saturday, only two foreign flicks have made it onto the list of the 10 most popular films in Korea this year -- "Iron Man 3" (No. 3) and "World War Z" (No. 10).

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G-Dragon gets 300,000 advance orders and expects to break the domestic sales record

G-Dragon gets 300,000 advance orders and expects to break the domestic sales record

G-Dragon gets 300,000 advance orders and expects to break the domestic sales record

G-Dragon has received 300,000 advance orders for his second studio album Coup d’état. According to September 10 announcement by his agency, he showed the biggest sales power as a solo artist even though the domestic offline album market has shrunk. Taking into consideration his oversea popularity, we are anticipating he can break the domestic sales record as a solo artist.

Two lead songs from his new album, released on September 2 and 5, swept daily and weekly music charts in Korea. These two songs are competing with each other for the number-one ranking. Several foreign musicians collaborated on the new album including Missy Elliott, Diplo, and Baauer, and the tracks cover a variety of musical genres, resulting in a more mature presentation of his music.

An agency official says, “G-Dragon will perform at six domes in Japan from November to January 2014, drawing a total audience of 721,000 to his concerts, which is expected to have a positive effect on album sales.”

He will release his solo studio album on September 13. Two songs,”Window” and “Black,” in which Sky Ferreira is featured, are included on the album.

Source: TV Report

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Domestic Films Set New Records in First Half

Domestic Films Set New Records in First Half

Domestic Films Set New Records in First Half

The Culture Ministry said on Tuesday that a record 55.6 million moviegoers saw locally-produced movies at the cinema from January to June, giving them a 56 percent market share.

The total number of moviegoers also rose, as did overall ticket sales, which fell just short of US$640 million. The most popular film over the past six months, including foreign movies, was "Miracle in Cell No.7" starring Ryoo Seung-ryong and Park Sin-hye.

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Presidents Day 2013 Sales; Walmart, Old Navy, Macy's. Gap, Up to 30% Off [LIST]

Presidents Day 2013 Sales; Walmart, Old Navy, Macy's. Gap, Up to 30% Off [LIST]

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Presidents Day 2013 Sales; Walmart, Old Navy, Macy's. Gap, Up to 30% Off [LIST] Old NavyWhile Presidents Day 2013 is not usually associated with sales, Presidents Day sales and discounts can offer shopper even greater deals than any other time of the year. According to Charlie Graham, founder and CEO of shopping site: Shop It To Me, Presidents Day 2013 sales have had higher average discounts than Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

"In the case of Presidents' Day, you have a smaller percentage of items on sale, but those items on sale have a much higher discount," Graham said according to ABC News.

The reason for high discounted prices is because retailers are bringing in spring season items and are hoping to sell off their winter inventory.

"It's a good opportunity to grab some good deals for the end of season and next year," he said.

Here is a list of some stores offering Presidents Day sales!

Ann Taylor: 30% off of select full-price items online with the code: SHOPCHIC

Banana Republic: Free shipping on online orders over $50 and free returns by mail or in-store.

Best Buy: Their sales continue until Monday. Best Buy is offering 10-25% on major appliances. Some examples of sale items include the Toshiba Satellite 15.6" laptop with 4GB memory and 500GB hard drive for $349.99 with free shipping.

Bloomingdale's: "Big Brown Bag Sale" ends on Monday and offers 20-40% off.

Gap: 40% select in-store items and 30% off online purchases.

Macy's: 30-50% off sterling silver, 14k gold, cultured pearls, diamonds and precious stones. Buy two bras and get one free from Calvin Klein, Warners, Bali. 60% off designer outerwear for him from Perry Ellis, Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein and more. 50-75% off clearance shoes and boots, and other items.

Old Navy: 15% off in-store purchases and 20% if you use your Old Navy/Gap/Banana Republic store card. "Kidtacular" sale offers 40% off kids, baby, and maternity items, sale ends on Wednesday.

Sears: Sears offers 10-25% off online orders with codes like EXTRAPOINTS (for members) and ABELINCOLN. Until Wednesday, Sears will offer through Wednesday, $35 off orders of $300 and more with the code SNOW35, and $20 off orders of $200 and more with the code FEBRUARY20.

Toys "R" Us: Sale of 40 deals on toys ends on Monday. Some sales include buy-one-get-one-40-percent-off on all video games that cost up to $19.99, and buy-one-get-one-50-percent-off on Play-Doh.

Wal-Mart: Online specials including a Vizio 60" Class LED 1080 p 120Hz Smart HDTV for $998, normally $1,299.99.

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