Ilshin endeavors to renew itself everyday.
Ilshin operates various businesses
Established in 1966, Shindong Corp focuses on manufacturing and exporting clothing. After constantly expanding its presence in the overseas market, it exported $40 million in 1988. This opened the way for the industry to sell and import premium Italian furniture. In 1991, Shindong Wine Co., Ltd. was established as a separate corporation for selling and importing wines.
Shindong Wine currently has an exclusive deal with S. Pellegrino, an Italian premium soda brand and Aquafina, a company that produces purified drinking water.
Shindong Wine Co., Ltd.
(Note) Established in 1991 by Shindong Corporation, Shindong Wine Co., Ltd. imports and sells world-renowned brand wines under exclusive wine supply agreements with world's best choice wine distributors in wine powers around the world.
Shindong Wine not only offers a variety of wines to wine lovers but it also takes the lead in promoting wine culture.
Ilshin Investment Co., Ltd
Ilshin Investment was established to create and foster venture firms that have high-growth-potential intellectual properties and technologies, but failed to realize its business potential.
Firms in which the company has invested in include Giordano, a casual clothing brand, The Body Shop, which produces body care products, and films Gingko Wood Bed (1996) and Wet Dream Period (2003).
Giordano Korea is a joint venture firm established in 1994 by Ilshin Investment Co., Ltd. and Giordano International in Hong Kong. It now enjoys continued growth in the clothing retail industry.
Giordano Korea is evolving as a total fashion provider with its popular brands, including Giordano, a simple basic casual clothing brand, BSX, a young casual clothing brand, and Concepts 1 One, a business casual clothing brand.
The Body Shop
BSK Corporation was established in 1996 by Ilshin Investment Co., Ltd. in the hopes of selling the products from the British firm The Body Shop International PLC with an exclusive supply agreement.
The company runs many The Body Shop stores throughout Korea, offering various goods of the eco-friendly body-care brand and in 2012, it launched GODIVA, a premium Belgian chocolate brand in Korea
GODIVA, the world's premium chocolate brand, was first launched in Korea in 2012 by The Body Shop, and now it operates over 30 shops across the nation.
GODIVA, founded in Belgium in 1926 as a family firm, opened its first shop in Brussels in 1956. The first GODIVA shop outside Belgium opened in Paris in 1958, and the brand has since grown as a global brand.
GODIVA brand represents the courage, altruism and tolerance of Lady Godiva.