GS Retail

                                                                
                                                                
Parnas Hotel FRESH SERVE GS Netvision GS Park 24
                                                                
                                                                
CEO Yeon-soo Huh
Address GS Tower, 508, Nonhyeon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Tel. +82 2 2006 2050
Homepage www.gsretail.com
CEO Yeon-soo Huh
Address GS Tower, 508, Nonhyeon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Tel. +82 2 2006 2050
Homepage www.gsretail.com

Overview

Since its incorporation in 1971, GS Retail has been leading Korea’s distribution industry by building an innovative information and logistics system. Our commitment as a distributor has always been to achieving the best quality, best prices, and best outcomes in everything we do.
GS Retail has diversified our brands including GS25 (the leading convenience store brand in South Korea), GS Supermarket (ensuring safe, fresh food products to reach consumers), Watsons (broadening consumer choices in health and beauty) and Parnas Hotel (global leading hotel brand) while developing new areas of business where we can achieve mutual success and growth with our customers.
GS Retail has committed to fulfilling our social responsibility. Under our 4F Values of Fair, Friendly, Fresh and Fun, we will continue to support open and fair opportunities for our partners and clients, volunteer to help out those in need in our society, and boost local economy by jointly developing and selling local products in order to ensure sustainable socio-economic growth.
As GS Retail places the highest priority in customer satisfaction, we promise to make contribution to improving people’s quality of life and build trust with our customers with unified efforts of all our employees.

History

2011
  • GS Retail established Logistics Center Balan
2010
  • GS Retail supported mutual growth savings account for farmers
  • GS Retail introduced call center services
  • GS25 was selected as an operator of Navy PX
  • GS Retail entered an MOU with Muan County-Muan Hwangto Distribution Corp.
  • Entered a partnership for ‘Making Happy Seoul with Citizen Customers’ with the City of Seoul
2009
  • Won the Customer Satisfaction Management Award
  • Launched a franchise business for Mister Donut
  • FRESH SERVE earned HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points)
2008
  • GS Retail was designated as a store operator of Subway Line #9
  • FRESH SERVE was completed
  • GS Net Vision was established
2007
  • The first Mister Donut store was opened
2006
  • GS Retail entered an MOU with Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance and AIG Korea Insurance
2005
  • GS25 celebrated its 2000th store opening (Guro Ace)
  • GS Retail entered a strategic partnership with Nexon
  • GS Retail won the Gold Tower Industrial Merit from Korean Logistics Award
  • Changed its company/business name to GS Retail
  • The first GS25, GS Supermarket, GS Mart, GS Square and GS Watsons opened
  • LG Distribution acquired Kolon Mart