From international YouTube festivals to the front line of the South Korean snack price war, Simon & Martina have got you covered.
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Eat Your Kimchi

26 Sep 2014 - 4:04 PM  UPDATED 7 Oct 2014 - 2:12 PM

Simon & Martina have had yet another busy week... 

  • YouTube Fan Fest was held recently in Korea recently which gave Simon & Martina the chance to meet a whole bunch of fans as well as fellow local and international YouTubers. They will tell you all about it. 

There's a current trend in Korea called “jikgu”

  • Many goods in Korea are more expensive than they are overseas – ie. Electronics. so a trend has started where Koreans are directly purchasing items from overseas webstores rather than locally imported goods.

There's a Korean snacks crisis! NOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooo. 

  • Imported snacks are also better value at the moment and winning the popularity war against local Korean snacks - there are stats to prove it. 
  • In desperate times, marketers are turning to idols and celebrities more and more to endorse snack products. 

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