Buy the Way
|Fate||Merged with 7-Eleven (acquired by Korea Seven Co., Ltd.)|
|Successor||7-Eleven (South Korea only)|
|Parent||Korea Seven Co., Ltd.|
Originally, Buy the Way was owned by the Dongyang Group, and was called "Dongyang Mart" for a brief time. Then, in 1991, the chain was renamed to Buy the Way. February 1991 saw the opening of the first stores in Shinchon, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, and Sinchon. By 2005, there were more than 1,000 Buy the Way stores in South Korea. The chain was sold to Korea Retail Holdings in 2005, and finally was sold to Korea Seven Co., Ltd in January 2010. From then on, Buy the Way stores were gradually changed to 7-Eleven stores.
- Official Buy the Way website—(in Korean)