Is South Korea's Recovery For Real?
It's sale time at Seoul's cavernous department stores, but the crowds aren't buying much. "I'm just browsing so I can haggle for a better price at another outlet--if I decide to buy at all," says 27-year-old Nam Chang Soo as she eyes a discounted television set at Lotte Department Store in downtown Seoul. "The news says the economy is picking up, but ordinary people like myself don't believe it."
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