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L’Oréal CEO says Q3 slowdown in Asia is 'temporary'

26-Nov-2015 - According to L’Oréal CEO Jean-Paul Agon; 'despite a global context that is still volatile’ the company remains confident in its third quarter results despite them revealing a slowdown for L’Oréal Luxe in Asia....

Jumei becomes first Chinese e-commerce provider to stock Shiseido and Kose

25-Nov-2015 - Beauty retailer Jumei, has announced that it will now stock Shiseido and Kose which it says is the first time these Japanese beauty brands have authorized a cross-border e-commerce company in China...

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Yamato Holdings introduces next-day cosmetics shipping access to major Asian cities

19-Nov-2015 - Japan's Yamato Holdings has opened a logistics center in Okinawa that will offer cosmetics makers next-day shipping access to major Asian cities.

Dixie to bring 'marijuana infused' personal care to Australia

19-Nov-2015 - Following Australia's announcement that it will allow 'safe access' to medicinal cannabis for suffering patients for the first time, US based Dixie is on track to introduce its marijuana infused...

Coptis cosmetic R&D software sees surge in demand from Asia’s labs

18-Nov-2015 - The rise of software that helps cosmetics developers to check the efficacy and safety of ingredients in a more accessible way is seeing Coptis gain traction in Asia as formulators...

Evonik ups silica production with new facility in Japan

18-Nov-2015 - The Ako plant marks an increase in Evonik's capacity in Asia. And, this is just the latest expansion of the company’s global silica capacity; plans are underway for new manufacturing sites...

Shiseido CEO speaks on Japanese beauty brands and 'emotional fulfillment'

17-Nov-2015 - According to Shiseido CEO Masahiko Uotani, although Japanese beauty brands are on top of technology, functionality and service, there's still some work to be done on brand identity and connecting with the consumer....

E-commerce giants strive to get a piece of beauty sales in Indonesia

17-Nov-2015 - As more and more e-commerce platforms strive to get a piece of beauty sales, Indonesia's 'Sociolla' is the latest to secure funds to boost its tech infrastructure, introduce new features,...

So Coty, why London? CFO gives the relocation reasons…

10-Nov-2015 - Coty is relocating its headquarters to London to ensure it is not in the same location as any divisional management offices empowering the business, and also to attract talent to...

Beiersdorf outlook positive as earnings beat estimates thanks to new products

06-Nov-2015 - Beiersdorf posted earnings that beat estimates thanks to new products and higher prices, leading to the Hamburg-headquartered firm raising its profit guidance for 2015.

Shiseido's set to roll out a new branding campaign

04-Nov-2015 - Shiseido's recently appointed creative director has unveiled plans to revamp the brand's global image from the start of 2016, including the featuring of various celebrity endorsers, among which are the...

Coty pays $1 billion to acquire Hypermarcas beauty business in Brazil

02-Nov-2015 - Coty has taken its second bold acquisition move this year after it announced plans to buy the Brazilian beauty and personal care brand holder Hypermarcas.

Estée Lauder takes a stake in Korea's 'Dr. Jart+' to compete with K-beauty demand

29-Oct-2015 - After last year's announcement that it will 'embrace South Korea's trends and technology' in order to compete, Estée Lauder has taken a stake in its first Korean brand - 'Have & Be',...

Kao teams up with Alibaba to reach China's online shoppers

28-Oct-2015 - Beauty brand, Kao has partnered with e-tailer Alibaba in an effort to expand its popularity beyond Japan, by launching a cross border e-commerce site on Tmall Global for Chinese consumers....

Amway invests in China based botanical research center

28-Oct-2015 - Amway has invested $13 million in a botanical research center in Wuxi, China where its researchers will study traditional Chinese medicine plants for health and beauty products to come.  

L’Oréal COO seeks new pastures following India success

27-Oct-2015 - After playing an instrumental part in launching the likes of Garnier and L’Oréal Paris Excellence crème in India, Dinesh Dayal has hung up his hat as chief operating officer to start his own advisory company....

BASF’s 'new palm positioning' on RSPO certification in Asia

27-Oct-2015 - BASF is expanding its commitment to only source RSPO-certified sustainable raw materials with upstream traceability for palm oil and palm kernel oil fractions and edible oil esters by 2025.

Beauty and Grooming among the culprits as P&G post big sales drop

23-Oct-2015 - Procter & Gamble saw all of its categories post a double-digit drop in sales for the first quarter fiscal year 2016 due to weak demand and a strong dollar; and...

L’Oréal expands Dermacenter concept in Asia

22-Oct-2015 - As it looks to capitalize on its ‘sixth continent’, L’Oréal is expanding its Dermacenter concept in travel-retail Asia, which features in store services like a 'Healthy Skin Check-Up' - a tool that...

Alibaba ramps up efforts to avoid US counterfeit blacklist

22-Oct-2015 - Major Chinese e-commerce player, Alibaba has written to the US government urging it to not include Taobao and its other trading platforms on a list of 'Notorious Markets' after it was suspected of selling counterfeit...

Artistry's 'K-Beauty' event focuses on the future of Korea's innovations

21-Oct-2015 - Skin care player Artistry has hosted a 'K-Beauty Close-up' event in Seoul to discuss the direction of the country's cosmetics trends and standards as their innovations gain traction around the globe....

L'Oréal establishes India as a hub for Southeast Asia markets

15-Oct-2015 - Global cosmetics giant, L'Oréal is stepping up its research and innovation division in India to further cater to Southeast Asia's demand in the hair care and male grooming sectors....

Entrepreneur works with Filipino farmers to bring coconut oil to Japan's beauty aisles

15-Oct-2015 - To support the Philippines - the world’s largest coconut oil producing country, Cocowell Corp is putting its money where its mouth is by re-investing revenue made from exports to Japan, in...

Givaudan opens the doors of first perfumery school in Singapore

14-Oct-2015 - Givaudan has opened a perfumery school in Singapore, its first center outside of France and reportedly the largest global investment for the brand's fragrance division to date.

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