The Entry Modes Strategy in FDI: Expansion of Korean Retailers into China and Indonesia
- Min-Jeong Kang So-Hyung Kim
- 제12권 제7호
- 등재여부 : KCI등재
- 45 - 51 (7 pages)
Purpose - This study aims to explore the success of Lotte Mart in the global market, as well as examining the factors related to its entry methods. Research design, data, and methodology - This study analyzed the differences between Lotte Mart and E-mart in terms of their market entry methods, based on references and secondary data. This study is based on qualitative research that analyzes actual cases. Based on the results, this study analyzed and discussed actual cases based on references and secondary data, including newspaper interviews on Lotte Mart. Results - Lotte Mart succeeded in adapting to local markets it did this by ensuring the use of both mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and greenfield methods. In contrast, E-mart utilized only greenfield methods. Conclusions - The findings of this study may not be generalized to all industries, as only Lotte Mart was examined using the case analysis method. Therefore, the successful market entry modes of various companies should be explored in terms of FDI.
2. Theoretical Framework
3. Case Analysis: Overseas Expansion Strategy of Lotte Mart