Coupang Partners With Japanese Home Furnishings And Home Decor Giant Nitori As Exclusive Distributor In South Korea
Seoul, South Korea – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Coupang today announced its partnership with Japanese furniture and interior design company Nitori as an exclusive distributor in South Korea. This partnership will provide South Korean customers with an even wider selection of stylish and affordable products available only on Coupang.
Nitori, founded in 1967, is Japan’s largest furniture and interior design company. Headquartered in Sapporo, the company has more than 780 stores around the world, including China, Taiwan and the United States. Thanks to Coupang, Nitori will offer more than a hundred different popular products, including bedding, cushions, slippers and kitchen rugs. The company also plans to launch its N-Cool series of personalized refreshing bedding products for the South Korean market in the summer of 2022, all available on Rocket Delivery.
South Korea is one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce segments in the world, presenting a powerful opportunity for international companies looking to expand their presence online. Specifically, South Korean e-commerce is expected to become the third in the world after the United States and China. Coupang, as South Korea’s largest e-commerce player with nearly 17 million active customers, continues to grow at a multiple of this growing South Korean e-commerce segment.
“We are delighted to partner with Nitori to provide our customers with an even wider selection of high quality products,” said Jonathan Burks, Senior Director of Global Ecommerce at Coupang. “We will continue to explore new opportunities to work with strong, customer-centric companies to create an unprecedented shopping experience on Coupang. ”
Coupang is one of the largest e-commerce companies in Asia, with a mission to revolutionize the daily lives of its customers and create a world where people ask, “How could we live without Coupang?” Coupang offers a variety of services, including same-day and next-morning grocery and general merchandise delivery, convenience food delivery through Coupang Eats, and video streaming through Coupang Play. Coupang has offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Taipei and Tokyo.