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We introduce you to Hyundai Department Store Group
a comprehensive lifestyle and culture company that will enhance your value.

Foundation and Development of
the Distribution Business

Beginning

1971~1984
1971
06.15 Established Keumgang
Development Industries Co., Ltd
1973
06 Developed the catering
business sector
1974
04.17 Chung Mong-keun becomes CEO

Foundation and Development of
the Distribution Business

Beginning

1971~1984
1977
07.20 Ulsan Center and Hyundai
Shopping Center open

(currently Hyundai Department Store Ulsan Dong-gu)

1979
04.03 Keumgang Shopping Center opens
in Apgujeong-dong, Seoul

Birth and Growth of
the Hyundai Department Store

Growth

1985~2000
1985
12.01 Hyundai Department Store
Apgujeong opens

(main store with the first POS system
in the industry and a cultural center)

1987
02.01 Chung Mong-keun
becomes Chairman

Birth and Growth of
the Hyundai Department Store

Growth

1985~2000
1988
09.03 Hyundai Department Store
Trade Center opens
1989
06 Initial Public Offering (IPO)
1995
08.26 Hyundai Department Store
Busan opens
1997
08.22 Hyundai Department Store
Cheonho opens
1998
03.17 Hyundai Department Store
Ulsan opens
09.01 Hyundai Department Store
Sinchon opens
1999
04 Hyundai Department Store
splits off from the Hyundai Group
12 Established Hyundai G-Net
Co., Ltd. (school meal business)
2000
04.01 Name change: Keumgang Development Industries Co., Ltd.
Hyundai Department Store Co., Ltd.

Specialization and Diversification of
Distribution Business

Challenge

2001~2009
2001
05 Established Hyundai Home
Shopping Co., Ltd.
08.31 Hyundai Department Store Mia opens
2002
08.30 Hyundai Department Store
Mokdong opens
08 Established HCN

(acquired Seocho Cable TV Co., Ltd. and other 7 SO companies)

11 Spin-off of non-department store businesses Hyundai Department Store Co., Ltd. and Hyundai H&S Co., Ltd
12.18 Jung Ji-sun becomes Vice
Chairman (Group Head)

Specialization and Diversification of
Distribution Business

Challenge

2001~2009
2003
08.22 Hyundai Department Store
Jungdong opens
2006
04 Spin-off of Hyundai H&S and Hyundai Dream Tour
07 Established the Social Welfare Foundation of Hyundai Department Store
2007
10 Hyundai Home Shopping opens “Digitalplex,” the first company building in Korea dedicated to the home shopping business

Specialization and Diversification of
Distribution Business

Challenge

2001~2009
12.18 Jung Ji-sun becomes Chairman
2009
08.21 U-PLEX Sinchon (1st store) opens

Leap Forward a Comprehensive Lifestyle
and Culture Group

Change

2010~2015
2010
06.15 VISION 2020 declaration ceremony
07.01 Launched
Hyundai Green Food Co., Ltd.
08.26 Hyundai Department Store
KINTEX opens
2011
08.19 Hyundai Department Store
Daegu opens
12.02 Jung Kyo-sun
becomes Vice Chairman

Leap Forward a Comprehensive Lifestyle
and Culture Group

Change

2010~2015
12.14 Hyundai Department Store Group founds its own archery team Hyundai H&S Co., Ltd.
establishes a Chinese corporation

(Hyundai Huisang Trading)

2012
02.01 Acquired Livart Co., Ltd.
03.02 Acquired Handsome Co., Ltd.
08.24 Hyundai Department Store
Chungcheong open
2013
12.01 Hyundai Green Food takes over C&S Food System Co., Ltd.
2014
05.02 Hyundai City Outlet Gasan opens
10.19 Hyundai Green Food
signs a sole distribution
agreement with the Italian
grocerant Eataly

Leap Forward a Comprehensive Lifestyle
and Culture Group

Change

2010~2015
2015
02.27 Hyundai Premium Outlet
Gimpo opens
04.17 Established the Hyundai Rental Care Co., Ltd. corporation
05.20 Hyundai Department Store
D-CUBE City opens
08.21 Hyundai Department Store
Pangyo opens

(Hyundai Children’s Book Museum opens)

12.01 Acquired Everdigm Co., Ltd.

Fresh Challenges of
Today for the Future

TODAY

2016~2021
2016
01.15 Hyundai Department Store opens thehyundai.com
02 Hyundai Green Food begins a canteen service business in Mexico
03.11 Hyundai City Outlet
Dongdaemun opens
03 Hyundai Rental Care launches QUMING
04.29 Hyundai Premium Outlet Songdo opens
08.31 Established Hyundai Department Store Duty Free Co., Ltd.

Fresh Challenges of
Today for the Future

TODAY

2016~2021
12 Hyundai Department Store Duty Free Co., Ltd. Is selected as a duty-free outlet in Seoul Established Handsome Global Co., Ltd. and Hyundai G&F Co., Ltd.
2017
02 Acquired SK Networks’ fashion business
05 Hyundai City Mall Outlet Garden Five opens
08.10 Hyundai Department Store Group launches the integrated membership H.Point
12 Merged Hyundai Livart and Hyundai H&S
2018
07.05 Hyundai Green Food Co., Ltd.
splits from Hyundai IT&E Co., Ltd., creating Hyundai IT&E
09.14 Hyundai City Outlet Daegu opens
11.01 Hyundai Department Store
Duty Free Trade Center (1st store) opens
12 Acquired Hanwha L&C
2019
01.01 Hyundai Dream Tour begins a selective welfare business
01.28 Hyundai Green Food launches Texas Roadhouse
05 Handsome opens
the Handsome Haus Gwangju
10.01 Handsome Co., Ltd. takes over Hyundai G&F Co., Ltd Hyundai HCN Co., Ltd. takes over Hyundai HCN Seocho Cable Co., Ltd.
2020
01 Handsome opens the Handsome Haus Jeju
02.20 Hyundai Department Store Duty Free opens the 2nd Dongdaemun shop
03.04 Hyundai Green Food begins operating a Smart Food Center

Fresh Challenges of
Today for the Future

TODAY

2016~2021
03.17 Hyundai Green Food launches the tailored care food brand Greating
05 Acquired Handsome Co., Ltd. and Cleangen Cosmeceuticals Co., Ltd.
06.26 Hyundai Premium Outlet Daejeon opens
07.22 Hyundai Department Store launches Hyundai Supermarket To Home
09.01 Hyundai Department Store
Duty Free opens the 3rd Incheon International Airport shop
10.06 Acquired SK Bioland Co., Ltd.

(name changed to Hyundai Bioland Co., Ltd.)

11.04 Hyundai Premium Outlet
SPACE 1 opens
Hyundai Children’s Book Museum
Space 1 opens
Split-off of Hyundai HCN
Launched Hyundai Futurenet
2021
01.15 Acquired Ezwel Co., Ltd.

Fresh Challenges of
Today for the Future

TODAY

2016~2021
02.26 Hyundai Department Store opens
The Hyundai Seoul
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