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Moon signals policy shift by booting economic team

Storekeeper Lee Jong-won, 35 once dreamed of owning a chain of convenience stores in Ilsan, a pleasant, middle-class dormitory town on the outskirts of Seoul. Those dreams are now shattered. Retail is highly competitive, with tight margins, and Lee was in one of the most competitive sub-sectors: 24-hour convenience stores. Clearly, no entrepreneur can work […]