April 13, 2024

High-end appliances, watches on sale at recently-renovated N. Korean dept. store

State media reveals brands including Tissot, Rolex, and Siemens on offer at Taesong shopping center

Update at 1650 KST: This article has been updated to include responses from Sharp and Rolex.

A range of foreign-made household appliances, televisions, and luxury watches are now available for sale at Pyongyang’s recently-reopened Taesong Department Store, photos from North Korean state media showed this week.

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