The Merchant: Gaekju 2015

The Merchant: Gaekju 2015


Total votes: 315

Director: Kim Dong Hwi

Screenwriter: Lee Han Ho, Jung Sung Hee

Aired on: Sep 23, 2015

Total Episodes: 41

Network: KBS2

Duration: 60 min.

Year: 2015

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 장사의 신-객주 2015

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Alternative Titles: Gaekju, Jangsaui Sin – Gaekju 2015, God of Commerce: Gaekju 2015, The Innkeeper

Genre: Business, Historical, Melodrama, Political


In late Joseon, a poor man named Cheon Bong Sam inherits a decrepit inn and honestly works his way up to becoming a powerful merchant. As tradesmen clash against the bureaucratic powers that attempt to oppress them by rigging bad deals, Bong Sam never loses sight of his humble beginnings as a peddler even after achieving great success and eventually shapes the way that industry and business are done in his time.


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