SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Yonhap) -- Nature Republic Co., a South Korean cosmetics firm, said Monday it has opened four pop-up stores in Italy as it moves to its expand presence in overseas markets.
Nature Republic said it has signed an agreement with local department chain operator Coin to operate the outlets in Rome, Milan, Torino and Bari.
The Italian cosmetics market reached 10 billion euros last year, the company said.
The company said it has been preparing to enter the Italian market for the past two years.
Nature Republic currently has stores in 19 overseas countries, including China and Vietnam.
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