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Koreatown retailers offer special discount events in celebration of Independence Day

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With Independence Day approaching, Koreatown retailers have launched significant special pricing and discount events. These sales, extending through Labor Day, offer a prime opportunity to save money.

Industry experts note that with logistics costs rising again, product prices are expected to increase by the end of the year. This makes Independence Day an ideal time to purchase desired items at lower prices.

Various Korean businesses, including those selling furniture, electronics, and household goods, are offering a range of discount events that could save customers hundreds of dollars.

 

Kobos Furniture provides a range of discounts on luxury Italian furniture brands and imported Korean furniture. [Sangjin Kim]

“Businesses are going all out to capture consumer demand with aggressive discount pricing, aiming to offset poor sales performance in the first half of the year, an industry insider said. “With logistics costs having quadrupled since the beginning of the year, product prices are likely to rise in the second half, making this Independence Day the best time to buy value-for-money products.”

– Massage Chairs
Bodyfriend is offering special prices on the new Leonardo DV and Phantom ROVO models through July 4. Customers who purchase the Leonardo DV will receive an ELIZA reclining massage chair ($2000 value), and those who buy the Phantom ROVO will receive a GLED mask ($1500 value).

Health Korea has made online purchases more convenient through its Amazon Brand Store and has introduced a 48-month interest-free installment service to reduce the burden of purchase costs. The DIVA Massage Chair is priced at $8999.99, the Gravity Massage Chair at $3999.99, and the KAIROS Massage Chair at $2999.99, all with significant discounts.

– Furniture and Electronics
Kobos Furniture is holding an Independence Day sale event until July 15. They are offering substantial discounts on luxury Italian furniture brands such as Natuzzi, ALF Italia, Nicoletti, and Incanto Italia, as well as Korean-imported dining sets, mattresses, jade and clay beds.

William Moon, CEO of Kobos Furniture, said, “The sleek design and Korean-imported ceramic dining sets, tailored to Korean body types, are very popular. We are selling two-person dining sets suitable for condos or apartments at $799.”

Han’s Appliance is offering free gift promotions with purchases until July 10. They are discounting Dimchae Kimchi Refrigerators by $350 to $700 and giving away mini-refrigerators. Additionally, customers who spend over $1,000 will receive a premium blender, and those who purchase a Cuckoo pressure rice cooker will receive a free wok pan.

– Household Goods and Markets
Kim’s Home Center is conducting a 50% discount massage special event. Their bestseller, the SuperDuo Massager, is priced at $89.99-$99.99, and the Therafeet Wireless Foot Massager is available for $99.

All Live Best is running a buy two, get one free promotion on all products for Independence day. They are also selling Lee Kyoung-je Red Ginseng Gold for kids at a 50% discount for $120.

The online shopping mall Hot Deal is offering up to 42% off summer products such as Goodal Green Tangerine Vita-C Dark Spot Care Sun Serum for $22.90, Tirtir Sun Ice Cushion for $32.99, and Round Lab Birch Juice Moisturizing Tone-up Sunscreen for $22.40. They also have discounts on golf equipment, BBQ grills, and camping essentials.

LA Korean markets have started a meat sale event for Independence Day BBQs. Hannam Chain is selling black pork belly at $8.99 per pound and LA marinated ribs at $13.99 per pound.

Galleria Market is offering marinated short ribs for $12.99 per pound, pork belly for grill at $5.49 per pound, and brisket for grill at $10.00 per pound. H Mart is selling sirloin steaks for $8.99 per pound and fresh pork shoulder for $6.99 per pound.

BY EUNYOUNG LEE, HAEUN CHUNG [lee.eunyoung6@koreadaily.com]