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15% OFF in Celebration of “Squid Game”! CLICK!

As many of you know, the Korean series “Squid Game” recently topped the Netflix charts drawing in a whopping 111 million viewers worldwide!! As a Korean family taking pride in spreading our culture outside of Korea, this makes us ecstatic! Whether you are into that genre of TV shows or not, the popularity gained by the series is a reflection that there must be something that we’re doing right. Since Psy’s Gangnam Style back in 2012, then BTS, then “Parasite” and the numerous K-dramas and K-beauty products, Korea’s presence in…

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Learn about DALGONA, the sugar candy in “Squid Game”!

If you’re Korean and grew up in Korea, then chances are you will know about DALGONA (aka “ppop-gi”), the sugar candy that was sold on the streets especially around schools. It’s a very traditional part of Korean culture and childhood for most. After school, we would hang around the small stores nearby and buy a snack or drink of which one was Dalgona, a toffee-like candy made by cooking sugar and soda over a fire. These sweets aren’t that special in terms of their ingredients, yet make up a special…

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[CLICK TO READ] Chuseok Holiday Ordering Guidelines

Dear Customers, Chuseok, also known as Korean Thanksgiving, is around the corner and this year will be on the 21st of September! As it is one of the major holidays in Korea (similar to Christmas in the West), most businesses will be closed during this time. Please refer to our opening and closure times below so you can receive our order without any issues. Store Closed During: September 18 (Sat) ~ September 22 (Wed) Last Shipment: September 16 (Thu) Order Cut-off Date for Standard Merchandise: September 15 (Wed) Order Cut-off…

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July Summer Sale! Get 20% Off!

Our Fourth of July Sale has been extended for a week till July 18th (Korea time)! Don’t miss your chance this week to get 20% off our merchandise! Simply enter the following code into your cart and apply to get your discount.   Code: july4sale   Terms & Conditions Get 20% off our products! Applicable on all orders of $20 or more. No maximum spend. Not applicable on Sale and Clearance items. Cannot be used in conjunction with other coupons. Unlimited usage per coupon per customer! Valid till July 18…

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Commemorating the 102nd Anniversary of the March 1st Movement!

This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the March 1st (Independence) Movement, known as “Samil-jeol” (삼일절) in Korean (which literally means “Three-One Movement”) as well as the establishment of Korea’s provisional government in 1919 during the Japanese occupation. Please take a few minutes to read an excerpt from Wikipedia regarding this historic day for Koreans. You can find the original here. (Image credit: HKKA Korean Language School.)   March 1st Movement The March 1st Movement was one of the earliest public displays of Korean resistance during the rule of Korea…

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[Event] Get a freebie with your stationery order!

In celebration of our new stationery products, we’re having an event this month offering various freebies depending on the size of your order! Some of these freebies include NEW merchandise just fresh in! Order $25 or more – Get the following freebie(s) worth $3.50 in retail value! [Iconic] Mild Gel Pen Order $50 or more – Get the following freebie(s) worth $7.50 in retail value! [Iconic] Mild Gel Pen Traditional Motif Metal Bookmark Order $75 or more – Get the following freebie(s) worth $12 in retail value! [Iconic] Mild Gel…

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2020 Annual X-mas Holiday Sale! Click to find out how you can get 15% off!

Dear Customers, 2020 has been a very unusual year for everyone but we can still find a way to celebrate the holiday season! We are offering 15% off our merchandise so you can get that something special for your family and friends. Simply copy the code below and enter it in your cart and click APPLY COUPON before checking out!   15off2020xmas   Terms & Conditions of Use Not available in conjunction with other coupons Not applicable to certain categories: Clearance, Food, National Museum of Korea, Sale and Wrap Your…

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[Classic Story] October Freebie Event!

Interested in our Classic Story products? Refer below to get freebies with your purchase for the month of October! Purchase $25 or more – Get a FREE Classic Story My Mini Notebook! Sample Image Purchase $50 or more – Get a FREE Classic Story My Mini Notebook + Memo Block! Sample Image AND Purchase $100 or more – Get a FREE Classic Story My Mini Notebook + Memo Block + Postcard Tin! Sample Image AND AND Terms & Conditions – Applies only to the merchandise total. – Design of freebie…

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[October 9] Celebrating Hangeul Day!

On October 9, South Koreans celebrate Hangeul Day to commemorate the invention and promulgation of Hangeul, the Korean writing system, by King Sejong. Korea is known to be the only country in the world that has a holiday for its writing system. “Indeed, legendary University of Chicago linguist James McCawley was famous for holding Hangul Day celebrations every year and for championing the holiday as an international celebration for linguists. In an interview shortly before his death in 1999, McCawely noted that “Hangul is the most ingeniously devised writing system…

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