LOTTE Duty Free Shop's history represents the history of Korea's Duty Free industry.

In February 1980, the first LOTTE Duty Free shop opened in Sogong-dong, Seoul. Subsequently, branches have opened in Incheon Airport Terminal 1 Store, Incheon Airport Terminal 2 Store, Gimpo Airport, COEX, Gimhae Airport, Busan Store, Jeju Store, World-Tower Store, nine other domestic branches, and in seven locations internationally starting with Indonesia’s Jakarta Airport in 2012 then moving on to Guam, Japan and Vietnam. LOTTE Duty Free offers the best quality products and services both in retail locations and online in Chinese, Japanese and English. Ranked third in the world in 2015, LOTTE is the leader in the duty-free industry and aims to be the top Duty Free Shop in the world by 2020.