* Date : 2018-03-15
Along with the rise of large-scale science fiction films in Hollywood and China as well as the government policy to foster the CG, or computer graphics industry, the domestic CG industry has achieved remarkable growth. The domestic CG industry has played a leading role in the global market, by developing advanced technologies that are comparable with the leading businesses in North America and Europe. As video contents like films have comprised the largest proportion of the entire CG market, a lot of companies have promoted their own strengths to deal with the intensified competition. Also, various methods have been developed to reproduce the scenes like water, fire and collapses which are difficult to realize only with CG technologies. As a result, it has reduced the period for the production of films and it has enabled the developers to directly participate in the production process as well. By reducing the time and cost for the production of CG techniques and improving the overall working process, developers can join a wider range of films. On Smart Korea, we explore the rise of CG industry as a high value-added business.
Every spring, a lot of people have shown great interest in the popular color that will dominate the whole year. The Pantone Color Institute has declared ultra violet to be the 2018 color of the year. A lot of different fields including fashion, beauty and interior design which are sensitive to the changing trends, have already released various kinds of ultra violet items. Violet is a color that can give inspiration to people who need imaginative and creative ideas. And fashion and beauty industries have introduced new products that are motivated by violet color. As the color of the year can exert strong influence on the consumption market, the distribution sector has boosted marketing strategies that have focused on the violet color. On Trend Biz, we look into the changing trends in the distribution sector which have paid a lot of attention to ultra violet, which has been announced as the Pantone color of the year 2018.
A growing number of consumers have shown interest in traditional alcoholic beverages. It has escaped from the outdated image and has provided diversified tastes with unique characteristics. Bars that used to have an old-fashioned atmosphere have turned into a unique and trendy place and they also provide fusion drinks like cocktails. It is to better deal with the changing trends facing the traditional liquor industry. People who are in their 40s and 50s were the main consumer group in the past, but an increasing number of consumers in 20s and 30s have emerged as a new consumer group. Since July 2017, the online sales of traditional liquor have been allowed and it has offered more chances to the market. The distribution field has boosted various strategies to captivate the tastes of consumers. On Biz Issue, we introduce the traditional liquor industry which has faced innovative changes along with the widened range of consumer groups.