SM Entertainment Announces Closing of Their Popular K-Pop Store Coex Artium

SM Entertainment announces opening of VR theme park at COEX Artium ...
Credit: Sm Entertainment
SHINee at SMTOWN COEX Artium pre-opening ♡ | オニュ
Credit: SM Entertainment

SM Entertainment announced that they will be closing their popular K-Pop store Coex Artium.

On May 18th, SM Entertainment tweeted the sad announcement and wrote, “Thank you for all the attention and support you have given to [email protected] We will be closing the store as the building’s lease contract will be coming to an end. We will come back with a new look.”

Coex Artium has been a popular tourist spot for many K-Pop fans who visit Korea. It featured a variety of attractions including displays and VR experiences with the fans’ favorite artists as well as a goods store.

After hearing the news, many expressed disappointment and wrote things like, “Where am I supposed to go to see Taemin now?” and “Please don’t do this.”

Source (1)

What do you think?