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UK investment firm buys up John Masters Organics

25-May-2016 - It’s all about organic beauty these days, and UK investment firm Permira is buying into the trend, having acquired a majority stake in John Masters Organics (JMO).

TonyMoly leading ambitious K-beauty charge

25-May-2016 - TonyMoly, a fast-growing Korean beauty brand, has announced its intention to be among the leaders of the rapid global growth of K-beauty, seeking to reach sales of 2 trillion won...

Victoria’s Secret China beauty shops bought back from franchise

25-May-2016 - L Brands Inc., parent-company of Victoria's Secret, has acquired 26 beauty stores in China from its franchise partner.

Kanebo to launch first new brand in 10 years

24-May-2016 - Japanese beauty player Kanebo has announced it will launch a new high-end brand across the Asia region in the coming months, to go global by 2017.

New deodorant attempts to disrupt India market

19-May-2016 - Emami, a major domestic personal care player in India, has announced a further addition to its ever-expanding portfolio with the launch of a new range of deodorants.

UAE beauty brands target Asia

18-May-2016 - United Arab Emirates cosmetics firms are reportedly eyeing up expansion into Asia, with moving into the region proving a hot topic at this week’s Beautyworld Middle East event.

Philippines soap brand going global

18-May-2016 - A personal care company in the Philippines has announced it is expanding its operations due to increasing global demand.

Unilever asserts India strategy is working despite weak performance

12-May-2016 - Despite underwhelming sales growth, Unilever has stated that its strategy in India is holding up in the face of tough market conditions in India.

LG Household launches new luxury brand

11-May-2016 - A leading cosmetics company in Korea, LG Household, has announced the launch of a new luxury brand from its company CNP Cosmetics.

China cosmetics maker branches out into baby gear as two-child policy takes effect

10-May-2016 - Shanghai Jahwa, a leading Chinese cosmetics group, has agreed the acquisition of British baby bottle brand Tommee Tippee, in a move which will enable the beauty player to respond to...

Shiseido reveals why Asia sits at heart of travel retail strategy

10-May-2016 - Global beauty giant Shiseido has spoken about the factors behind its decision to place Asia at the centre of its new worldwide travel retail strategy.

Indian beauty player plans to take on the multinationals

05-May-2016 - Domestic personal care player Patanjali is making moves to take on India’s FMCG leaders, including Unilever and Colgate.

AmorePacific operating profit up more than 30%

05-May-2016 - Korean beauty giant AmorePacific has record an operating profit of 30.7% for the first quarter, thanks to sales growth both domestically and abroad, according to the company.

'Beauty's Uber' startup acquires Singaporean rival

04-May-2016 - A Malaysian startup dubbed by commentators as ‘Uber for beauty’ has acquired a rival company in Singapore.

It's Skin explains dual-focus strategy for China

04-May-2016 - Korean personal care brand It’s Skin, famous for its snail extract usage, has outlined its strategy for further penetrating the China market.

LG Household sales hit W1.5 trillion thanks to Whoo cosmetics

03-May-2016 - Whoo cosmetics, a leading brand among Korean LG Household’s offering, is enjoying rapid growth, contributing to its parent brand enjoying net sales of W1.5 trillion so far this year.

Shiseido pushing forward with new travel retail division

26-Apr-2016 - Global beauty retailer Shiseido is pushing ahead with its new entity, Shiseido Travel Retail, with an ambitious sales target of 18.5 billion Yen/USD 169.6 million for this financial year.

Australia updating visa process to encourage China tourism

21-Apr-2016 - Australia is set to trial a new visa a process for incoming tourists from China, in a bid to further bolster the rising tide of Chinese consumers now visiting the...

Asia cosmetics wholesale business may go up for sale

21-Apr-2016 - LF Asia, a major cosmetics and pharmaceuticals wholesale business which operates in China and Southeast Asia, may be sold off in the coming months.

Unilever Indonesia set to enjoy stronger performance

20-Apr-2016 - Personal care giant Unilever has seen its sales slow in Indonesia, but with the domestic market now picking up across the board, commentators suggest the Dove and Axe parent-company’s fortunes...

Kanebo looking to double sales and expand across Asia

20-Apr-2016 - Kao-owned cosmetics firm Kanebo is looking to double sales of its leading brand, Kate, by entering it into the markets of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore and by strengthening its offering...

Korea's Cosmax looking to dominate cosmetics R&D in the US

20-Apr-2016 - Cosmax, a leading cosmetics manufacturer from South Korea, has made clear its intention to take a lead in the US beauty R&D sphere.

P&G welcomes finance minister to Singapore Innovation Centre

19-Apr-2016 - Consumer goods multinational Procter & Gamble marked the second anniversary of its Singapore Innovation Centre (SgIC) for the Asia region with a visit from the country’s finance minister.

Australia singles out China as key export market with 'largest ever' trade visit

14-Apr-2016 - Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment has spoken of the central importance the government places on trade with China, ahead of the largest ever trade visit to the country.

Dead Sea beauty company bought by leading China investment firm

14-Apr-2016 - Ahava, an Israeli skin care company, has been bought by Chinese investment giants Fosun Group for a reported USD 77 million.

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