Korean Chain Plans Eight New U.S. Stores

H Mart, a South Korean-owned chain of high-end Asian supermarkets here, is pursuing an aggressive expansion plan this year, with eight stores scheduled to open across the United States.

LYNDHURST, N.J. — H Mart, a South Korean-owned chain of high-end Asian supermarkets here, is pursuing an aggressive expansion plan this year, with eight stores scheduled to open across the United States. The chain, which currently operates 24 U.S. stores, plans to open single units this year in New York, California, Virginia, Texas, Nevada and Massachusetts, and two units in Georgia. “We want to open more stores in areas where there are a lot of Asian people or people who love Asian food,” Ji

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