Yonhap News Agency, Seoul, February 7th. With the increase in the number of pet owners in South Korea, the pet product market ushered in the peak sales season before the Spring Festival, and consumer demand for pet clothing, snacks, health products and other related products has increased.
According to data released by the Korean retail industry a few days ago, the sales of e-commerce platform SSG.COM from the 19th of last month to the 1st of this month for pet hanbok and toys increased by 50%and 34%respectively from two weeks ago. During the same period, sales of pet snacks and health foods increased by 12.8%.
SSG.COM introduced that as people pay more attention to the health and immunity of pets, the demand for health care products that help pet joints, eyes and teeth is increasing. At the same time, health products that are good for weight management, red ginseng, probiotics and other products that use high-quality ingredients are also popular. In addition, non-contact thermometers and urine test kits for pets are also popular in the epidemic.
ZIPSA, a pet supplies specialty store under Lotte Department Store, recently launched 6 kinds of pet Spring Festival gift sets, of which 2 kinds were sold out within two days of listing. Another e-commerce platform, Market Kurly, also launched Spring Festival snack sets and shampoos specifically for pets. (End)