Every global market presents its problems concerning entry and regulation and Asia-Pacific is no different. Now we are seeing many of the world's biggest cosmetics players making the move into the region, and this section highlights some of the major news and developments in market entry.
24-Aug-2016 - In 2017 a number of new exhibitor initiatives have been added for the 10th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show.
23-Aug-2016 - Multinational and foreign cosmetic and personal care companies are fast taking control of the growing number of opportunities in the country’s expanding industry.
19-Aug-2016 - Indonesia is powering ahead in terms of economic development, driven by rapid growth in the population and the economy. And this is translating into a surge in beauty product spend...
18-Aug-2016 - Korean cosmetics company Face Shop has expanded its global expansion with the launch of its Kakao Friends cosmetics brand in China.
10-Aug-2016 - The Personal Care India Expo will open its doors in New Delhi later this month, following the success of the first event held in conjunction with industries bodies.
10-Aug-2016 - Trade tariffs are a huge topic of conversation worldwide these days, and the recent East Asia Summit (EAS) focused on worldwide protectionism for a variety of industries, including cosmetics.
09-Aug-2016 - Although the Myanmar government has made steps towards growing domestic beauty businesses, the country’s cosmetics body says measures need to be stepped up to protect domestic players.
04-Aug-2016 - For years the market for cosmetics and personal care products in India has shown promise but has not quite lived up to expectations. Now all that is changing as the...
21-Jul-2016 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, pharmacy-led health and beauty player, has entered into a franchise partnership that will see it enter South Korea through the country’s number one hypermarket retailer.
12-Jul-2016 - Alpecin, a leading male hair care brand from Germany that claims to fight hair loss, is set to enter the China market through a distribution deal with DKSH.
05-Jul-2016 - LG Household’s luxury skin care brand SU:M37 has invested in a flagship store in China after seeing success with the country’s tourists in local Korean duty free stores....
28-Jun-2016 - Korean beauty giant Cosmax has announced a new partnership that it claims will boost its bio-health and cosmetics offering, and contribute to its global growth strategy.
01-Jun-2016 - Althea, a Korean company which launched last year, has been making waves in Southeast Asia beauty, and has just secured a reported USD 3.5 million in funding to further its expansion.
30-May-2016 - Uniasia Cosmetics, a leading player among China's cosmetics giants (described as the country's third-largest retailer), has made a decisive move into the Australian market.
24-May-2016 - H&M is bringing its beauty brand to its stores in Asia, beginning with a launch in Singapore later this year.
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.
11-May-2016 - In a move which commentators have described a savvy way to target Millennials and their younger counterparts in Generation Z, KFC has entered the cosmetics market.
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...
04-May-2016 - A Malaysian startup dubbed by commentators as ‘Uber for beauty’ has acquired a rival company in Singapore.
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.
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...
24-Mar-2016 - Specialty chemicals manufacturer Verdezyne has teamed up with Connell Bros Co. (CBC), one of the leading marketers and distributors in the Asia-Pacific region, to facilitate the sale and distribution of...
18-Feb-2016 - A new e-commerce platform for premium beauty and fashion has been launched in Indonesia, in further confirmation of the enormous potential of internet retail in the country.
18-Feb-2016 - The second annual beauty industry expo is set to take place in Myanmar in August, in confirmation of the emerging market's potential as a space for the cosmetics and personal...
17-Feb-2016 - Cosmetic players are diving much deeper into both the digital arena and technology as a means of capturing the imagination of consumers, latest research from Mintel shows.