[Video Pick Fridays] Korea’s culture of freebies

Korea’s culture of freebies

Okay, it’s not Friday, but I haven’t done one of these in a while. This week’s video is from Korea Today.

In my 2010 post, I wrote a post about 10 Funny quirks you didn’t know about Koreans and I listed this topic as one… Freebies.

You can get a lot of free stuff in Korea. Korean society is very strong about giving consumers incentives to buy and sometimes, you wonder how they can afford to do that. Anything from 1+1 deals (buy one, get one free), to “free service” (when you get something complimentary of your purchase), Korea always seems to be giving. I’ve always wondered why that was… check this out.