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.
22-Sep-2016 - As the Indian region is hotly anticipated as the next big market in Asia, Amway India appeals to its youth with Attitude's Skin Care range.
21-Sep-2016 - K-Beauty Bangkok Expo, a new collaboration with Kintex (Korea International Exhibition Centre), will feature at this year’s Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok (BBAB) annual cosmetics trade show and conference between 22-24 September...
20-Sep-2016 - This year’s event, which houses hundreds of leading global innovative brands, will focus on changing consumer demands in product selection, placement and pricing.
20-Sep-2016 - The Indian government is expected to imminently announce its removal of research trials for foreign cosmetics to help with the flow of imported goods.
15-Sep-2016 - More than 2,700 companies will exhibit at the six-day Cosmoprof Asia 2016 event, which will showcase leading international brands in two of Hong Kong’s premier venues.
14-Sep-2016 - India-based consumer goods and cosmetics player Dabur has just sealed a deal to buy a small South African cosmetics player, paving the way to huge growth potential across the African...
13-Sep-2016 - The continued international expansion of AmorePacific Group will see the Korean cosmetics company establishing a manufacturing base in Malaysia.
13-Sep-2016 - Korean natural and organic cosmetic player The Face Shop is set to enter the fast-growing India market, following on from much speculation about its ambitions in the market.
08-Sep-2016 - As the popularity of Facekinis has continued over the summer, is this an extension of the prominent skin whitening trend or merely a fashion statement?
08-Sep-2016 - Over 1,500 brands are expected to exhibit at this year’s Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok, generating $50mn worth of trade and contributing towards the significant growth within the APAC region.
07-Sep-2016 - September marks the launch of H&M’s beauty range in Singapore, signifying the company’s first expansion of its beauty and cosmetics concept into the Asian market.
07-Sep-2016 - OBJ’s micro-array technology is set to play a key part in the launch of Protect & Gamble’s Olay Pro-X Youth-Active Eye Wand Product in China.
07-Sep-2016 - As popularity for Halal packaging grows within the Asia-Pacific region, companies are introducing innovative and creative cosmetic packaging to appeal to its consumers.
01-Sep-2016 - We look at the biggest factors impacting new product development by considering the latest demographic trends, spotlighting what consumers really want and tapping into digital technology.
31-Aug-2016 - Food retailers have been lobbying the Indian government for years to be able to sell personal care products, but government officials have once again vetoed any amendments to the law.
29-Aug-2016 - This year marked the second annual IBE event in New York City. And the show, catering to the trade, retail buyers, press, and consumers, firmly established itself as the newest...
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.