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Asia Pacific proves the only weak area for Estée Lauder latest results

10-Feb-2016 - Estée Lauder has continued its strong run of financial results, reporting industry leading revenue growth for its second quarter, but sales were hard hit in the Asia Pacific region due to currency...

Investors are indecisive about Coty. Here’s why…

09-Feb-2016 - Share prices in Coty have been volatile ever since the company announced major expansion plans last year, and the trend has been downward so far this year, reflecting a number...

Coty’s latest acquisition raises the stakes in the Brazilian beauty market

02-Feb-2016 - This week Coty completed its purchase of Hypermarcas S.A., a deal that gives the expanding cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care company a strong foothold in the world’s 3rd largest beauty...

Colgate results buoyed by performance in Asia Pacific region

02-Feb-2016 - Colgate-Palmolive’s fourth quarter results were hard hit by currency exchange, but gains in both Asia and Latin America, combined with higher pricing, helped organic sales grow by 5%.

Unilever failing to profit from raw material price drop in India

02-Feb-2016 - Sales growth for consumer goods multinational Unilever is failing to meet expectations in India, despite the country currently experiencing a considerable drop in raw material prices.

L'Oréal cashing in on Bollywood brand reps

28-Jan-2016 - L’Oreal has signed up several Indian actresses as brand reps lately, in a move set to push up brand awareness among younger consumers in the country.

Five top Korean beauty brands seeing average growth of 16.8%

27-Jan-2016 - Five leading listed cosmetic companies in Korea are predicted to register a year-on-year growth rate of 16.8%, as the global enthusiasm for k-beauty continues to surge.

P&G results get thumbs up from investors

26-Jan-2016 - Procter & Gamble’s second quarter results showed an increase in core sales and improved profit margins, beating analysts’ expectations and sending share prices up.

Japanese beauty brands increasing LGBT support

20-Jan-2016 - Lush Japan and Shiseido are two Japanese beauty brands getting behind a growing movement among corporations in the county to display support for LGBT minorities.

Estée Lauder makes email marketing strides in Malaysia

20-Jan-2016 - Estée Lauder is one brand making the most of email marketing opportunities in the APAC region, a recent study by Econsultancy has revealed.

Unilever sees double-digit turnover increase but warns of tough times ahead

19-Jan-2016 - The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant recorded double-digit growth in turnover in its full year 2015 results with innovations in the Personal Care business driving the segments improvement, but company CEO...

Avon brings in Asson Chang to turn things around in China

19-Jan-2016 - The appointment of Asson Chang as general manager of Avon's China division will be the fourth in five years for the firm. She is reported to be experienced in 'turning...

eBay's Korean platforms - Gmarket and Auction pave the way for cross-border trade

14-Jan-2016 - As e-commerce continues its expansion on the Asia Pacific region; online shopping platforms, Gmarket and Auction - outlets of eBay Korea strive to support cross-border trade.

Sales boom for luxury skin care player, Sulwhasoo as K-beauty continues its reign

13-Jan-2016 - Thanks to Chinese consumers growing obsession with K-beauty, Korean cosmetic players like luxury skin care line, Sulwhasoo are seeing a solid increase in sales.

DS Laboratories expands distribution online in the US and Asia

12-Jan-2016 - The biotech-driven personal care company has partnered with thee sizable dot-coms to reach more consumers; a strategy that may stretch to include brands DS Laboratories is acquiring from WR Group. ...

Avon quashes rumors that it's pulling out of China

12-Jan-2016 - Avon has been forced to publicly quash rumors that it will be pulling its products from China's shelves after various beauty players experienced a challenging year in the volatile market....

Mirai becomes first US brand to join Japan Cosmetic Center

07-Jan-2016 - Mirai Clinical has been named the newest member of the Japan Cosmetic Center, the first American company selected for this prestigious list.

Alibaba's new partnership establishes China's 'first big data chemical products R&D lab'

07-Jan-2016 - E-commerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with personal care brand, Shanghai Jahwa to establish China's first big data chemical products R&D lab to optimize and upgrade product supply chains....

Beiersdorf contributes to the 'Made in India' initiative with Nivea site

07-Jan-2016 - Beiersdorf's first manufacturing site to be based in Sanand, India will focus on Nivea's for Men range in an effort to provide the country's people with the best products.

Ambitious brow brand 'High Definition' sets its sights on India

06-Jan-2016 - UK brand, High Definition has set its sights on 'revolutionizing' the brow industry in India by partnering with Mumbai's at-home beauty service provider, MyGlamm.

Southeast Asia's on the cusp of an 'e-commerce golden age'

06-Jan-2016 - With a population of 600 million, Southeast Asia is brimming with opportunity in the area of e-commerce where beauty players are set to really benefit if they are willing to establish...

SalonCentric—a division of L’Oréal USA—acquires Raylon Corporation assets

05-Jan-2016 - The deal expands the company’s reach as a distributor of professional hair care products in the North East region of the country, which SalonCentric president Bertrand Fontaine calls a key...

Shiseido completes purchase of Serge Lutens trademark

05-Jan-2016 - Shiseido goes into the year having completed the purchase of the trademark of Serge Lutens as it looks to expand in the luxury fragrance and cosmetics market with the French...

'Baring Asia' snaps up HCP Packaging

05-Jan-2016 - Supplier, HCP Packaging has been acquired by Baring Asia for $775 million following major advancements in areas like injection, coating, metallisation, printing, final assembly and quality lab/testing facilities in 2015....

All you need to know about Asia's cosmetics business movements in 2015

23-Dec-2015 - Despite the holiday season having descended upon us at a rapid rate, there’s yet to be a slowdown from the cosmetics industry in Asia Pacific. Here, Cosmetics Design reminds our...

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