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China prepares for Industry 4.0 lead

15-May-2017 - As the Chinese government pushes ahead with its Made in China 2025 strategy, Euromonitor International reports the leading APAC cosmetics market is set to overtake Germany for the position of...

Skin care leads digital advertising spend in Thailand

15-May-2017 - Three dominant beauty sectors top the Digital Advertising Association’s (DAAT) digital spend list in Thailand in 2017.

Luxasia and Anchanto to advance e-commerce beauty

10-May-2017 - Beauty products distributor, Luxasia, provides funding to Singapore-based e-commerce platform, Anchanto, to support its expansion plans in Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets.

Kao Singapore and Hakuhodo promote Biore’s UV protection serum

10-May-2017 - Personal Care producer, Kao Singapore, has collaborated with advertising agency, Hakuhodo, to create a new campaign to boost the brand’s Bioré UV body care protective serum.

Shiseido relaunches botanical Future Solution LX skincare line

09-May-2017 - Multinational conglomerate, Shiseido, will re-release its Future Solution LX skincare collection for the autumn/winter 2017 season.

Herballines and DKSH team up to target Myanmar

09-May-2017 - Asia-focused market expansion services specialist, DKSH, has partnered with personal care manufacturer, Paradise Products, to increase the awareness and sales of its Herballines brand in the Southeast Asian marketplace.

Yanagiya Honten reenters male hair care sector

09-May-2017 - Japanese hair care provider, Yanagiya Honten, has re-released Yanagiya Grease from its male grooming and styling product portfolio.

Amway Philippines eyes up millennial market

08-May-2017 - The Filipino arm of the beauty and body care leader is opening a new ‘brand experience centre’ to attract a younger demographic in-store.

Shiseido launches facial expression project

03-May-2017 - The major Japanese player releases its new initiative, a facial expression project, to promote inner beauty in its female consumer base.

Leave-ins and scalp protection dominate Japanese hair care

02-May-2017 - Mintel reveals that Japan is championing leave-in hair care and scalp protection releases and is the leading country for this growing segment in Asia-Pacific (APAC).

Is Japan missing the mobile commerce trick?

02-May-2017 - The country has a reputation as an advanced pioneer in multiple leading technological sectors, yet Euromonitor International revealed in its report ‘Three Reasons Why Japan Is Falling Behind in Mobile...

Johnson & Johnson targets 'Active Kids' with shampoo range

01-May-2017 - Baby care producer, Johnson & Johnson, is entering the child-specific personal hair care sector by launching shampoos aimed at 3 to 10-year-olds.

Clé de Peau Beauté offers a sensory experience

01-May-2017 - Luxury skin care and make up name, Clé de Peau Beauté, prioritises customisation and experiential beauty at its new store in Ginza Six, Tokyo, Japan.

Ageing: How consumer voice is disrupting the beauty industry

01-May-2017 - As Daphne Kasriel-Alexander, Consumer Trends Consultant at Euromonitor International revealed the changing voice of ageing consumers, we consider how this may have a rising influence over the marketing campaigns and...

Seaweed Expo to highlight ingredient's burgeoning potential

26-Apr-2017 - South Korea, the APAC hub of creativity and innovation, boosts the profile of seaweed for cosmetics and personal care applications.

Shiseido reveals wrinkle improving capabilities of retinol formulation

25-Apr-2017 - Japanese multinational personal care giant, Shiseido, conducted a clinical trial into the effect and efficacy of retinol active ingredients in improving wrinkles.

Procter & Gamble to invest €93mn in digital innovation centre in Singapore

24-Apr-2017 - In its first digital innovation expansion outside of the US, the multinational consumer goods provider is preparing to invest millions over the next five years.

South Korean biotechnology firm Hugel in €762 mn acquisition deal

24-Apr-2017 - The global private investment firm, Bain Capital, agrees to purchase almost half of South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Hugel.

BIA Best Indie Beauty Brand winner Nannette De Gaspé in conversation with Cosmetics Design

19-Apr-2017 - Earlier this month at in-cosmetics global in London, Cosmetics Design celebrated the winners of this year’s Beauty Industry Awards, among the honorees were Nannette De Gaspé Beaubien, founder of the...

Healthy lifestyles fuel natural ingredient demand in India

18-Apr-2017 - Market intelligence provider, Mintel, finds that healthy living, time management and overall happiness are opening up vast opportunities for brands in the natural sector.

Frutarom acquires Vietnam’s Western Flavors

18-Apr-2017 - Natural speciality fine ingredients business, Frutarom, has agreed to acquire Vietnamese Western Flavors and plans to build a new flavours plant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to help expand...

AmorePacific named as 7th best global beauty brand

18-Apr-2017 - Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) hails the South Korean cosmetics giant as number seven out of the world’s top 100 beauty companies.

Textures, ingredients and experiences boost South Korean cosmetics

17-Apr-2017 - South Korea has long been recognised as the beauty hub of Asia-Pacific as it continues to present new creations in the region.

Innovation in Thailand: Mintel highlights recent on-trend releases

17-Apr-2017 - Over the past year, the Southeast Asian nation has emerged as a leading producer of skin care items that revolve around pollutant-protection properties and natural ingredients that aid wellness.

Exclusive interview

Anti-pollution cosmetics consumers seek visual clues

17-Apr-2017 - Belinda Carli, Director of Institute of Personal Care Science, puts forward the importance of seeing the effects of the environment for the growth of the anti-pollution sector.

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