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Market Entry

Market Entry

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.

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Cell therapy: Scientific breakthrough treats signs of ageing

17-May-2017 - With almost two decades of cell therapy experience, Lee Buckler, President and CEO of RepliCel Life Sciences, has pioneered cell science approaches in the field of regenerative medicine. We continued...

GCPL launches hair care and soap range amid strong domestic growth

16-May-2017 - Fast moving consumer goods leader (FMCG), Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL), prepares to release its new range of hair colourants and soaps in India and Indonesia.

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...

Taiwan tightens cosmetics rules

10-May-2017 - APAC regulatory portal, Chemlinked, reports how Taiwan’s cosmetics industry has had a strict overhaul, designed to enable the country to better manage its beauty trading activities.

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.

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.

Global business support spurs China’s growth

08-May-2017 - As China remains a dominant make up producer, particularly in areas of innovation such as lip care, the next ten years are expected to bring increased overseas investment, governmental backing...

Unilever and EAC partner in Myanmar

08-May-2017 - European consumer goods conglomerate, Unilever, and manufacturer and distributor, Europe & Asia Commercial Company (EAC), have launched a joint venture targeting Myanmar and the Asia- Pacific (APAC) markets.

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.

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.

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.

CIDP pursues anti-pollution and sun care substantiation claims

24-Apr-2017 - The Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP), a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), focuses on blue light study protocol and its personal care developments after obtaining ISO-certification....

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.

Cosmetic imports to Vietnam exceed €1 billion

19-Apr-2017 - Trade Map of the International Trade Center (ITC) and the World Bank (WB) reveals that the value of imported cosmetics entering the Vietnam market has more than doubled from below...

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.

Voice technology part II: Why it is fuelling brand strategies

12-Apr-2017 - As the Speak Easy report by Mindshare and J. Walter Thompson Innovation Group identifies voice technology as being more powerful than typing messages when it comes to developing customer relationships,...

NetEase Kaola develops European Partnership Plan to bring European products to China

12-Apr-2017 - Cross-border e-commerce technology provider, NetEase Kaola, commits to buying €3 billion of European products over the next three years to increase Chinese consumers’ access to European items.

Voice technology part I: Building emotional connections with customers

11-Apr-2017 - The Speak Easy study, managed by media and marketing firm, Mindshare, and creative think tank, J. Walter Thompson Innovation Group, have released its report outlining how brands should incorporate voice...

Unilever and Lazada build e-commerce cross-functional collaboration

10-Apr-2017 - The duo has partnered to create an alliance to support rapid growth and overcome logistics issues in Southeast Asia.

L’Oréal develops mechanobiology research to create massage device for anti-ageing

10-Apr-2017 - L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation launches a first-of-its-kind skin device targeting anti-ageing, based on mechanobiology research.

Anti-pollution claims strengthen emerging facial powder niche

05-Apr-2017 - As facial powders have been tipped as the next big thing in the multifunctionality trend, Mintel explains how brands are utilising anti-pollution packaging claims and natural ingredients to boost their...

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