On March 8th, SM Entertainment announced that they would be releasing new merchandise for their artists. The merchandise is a number plate keyring, which features the artist's name and the date on which they debuted.
The announcement was made through the official Twitter account of the SM TOWN &STORE, along with the photographs of the goods. The company announced that the keyring would be available for TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, SHINee, EXO, NCT 127, NCT Dream, WayV, and aespa.
Quickly, fans quickly realized that Red Velvet was missing from the keyring merchandise. Fans soon left comments asking where the girl group's merchandise is and expressed their anger on social media and wondering why they're missing.
This also lead to the fans asking when the girl group will make their comeback.