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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.

Suning Holdings Group makes cooperation agreement with Metcash

09-Aug-2017 - China’s leading retailer, Suning Holdings Group, signs a cooperation agreement with leading Australian wholesale distribution and marketing company, Metcash, to welcome quality Australian and New Zealand products into China.

New Zealand Secret enters luxury skin care market in Singapore

07-Aug-2017 - New prestige, natural skin care company, New Zealand Secret, makes its debut in Singapore to appeal to consumers' high-end shopping habits.   

L’Occitane conceptualises in-store design in China and Japan

02-Aug-2017 - Natural ingredient-based cosmetics and wellbeing goods producer, L’Occitane, enters into the innovative concept market following a strong quarterly trading period.

Japan's marketplace app Mercari goes for IPO

01-Aug-2017 - Peer-to-peer marketplace app operator, Mercari, has applied to place its shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

PCHi First Technology Summit captures sun protection and whitening trends

31-Jul-2017 - PCHi gets ready to introduce its inaugural technology summit and presents its agenda on sun protection and skin whitening topics.

How the fragrance category is embracing tomorrow's consumer

26-Jul-2017 - The fragrance category is witnessing some major shifts. An area that was once dominated by sex-laced marketing, the message is now very different, with new trends such as natural, personalised...

Bell Flavors & Fragrances steps up APAC growth in Malaysia

26-Jul-2017 - Personal care and fine fragrances provider, Bell Flavors and Fragrances, launches its latest location in Malaysia.

AmorePacific demonstrates beauty and digital technology

26-Jul-2017 - APTechUp+, the first beauty startup incubator programme in Korea, gives its five selected start up beauty tech businesses the opportunity to showcase their digital innovations.

Does sex still sell fragrance?

25-Jul-2017 - Sex has always been a key means of selling fragrance, but as the category evolves to embrace a new generation of consumers is sex-laced advertising now looking out-dated?

Indonesia hosts first-ever hair care exhibition

24-Jul-2017 - The hair care and hairdressing industry is set to flock to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, for the city’s first ever hair-focused exhibition.

Marico’s Hair & Care releases new campaign for fruit hair oil range

19-Jul-2017 - Leading Indian consumer goods name, Marico’s Hair & Care, releases a new marketing campaign to advertise its innovative fruit hair oils.

The hottest ingredient launches at in-cosmetics Korea

18-Jul-2017 - Following up from the inspirational in-cosmetics Korea 2017, what were some of the key trends we’ve seen emerging in this region, and actives being launched set to dominate in the...

Shiseido joins teamLab on live art exhibition

18-Jul-2017 - The Japanese personal care leader, Shiseido, and creative artists group, teamLab, collaborate to launch a digital art exhibition.

Brand Profile

New Zealand skin care line goes the extra mile for natural ingredients

17-Jul-2017 - Girl Undiscovered is a new natural skin care line out of New Zealand that has raised the bar for natural ingredients with its 100% WILD concept.

Chlitina establishes a regenerative medicine platform with Tongji University

17-Jul-2017 - Taiwanese skin care and beauty salon franchise, Chlitina, announces its collaboration with Tongji University to create a regenerative medicine platform.

Ekam releases personal care collection

17-Jul-2017 - Indian home-decor name, Ekam, enters into the personal care sphere with a new luxury range.

L’Occitane Chinese appoints Bolloré Logistics for distribution management

12-Jul-2017 - Cosmetics and fragrance retailer, L’Occitane, prepares to launch its National Distribution Centre in August with transport and planning firm Bolloré Logistics gearing up to handle the brand’s Chinese distribution....

H&M Beauty enters Malaysia

11-Jul-2017 - Leading fashion and cosmetics brand, H&M, prepares to launch its beauty range in the Malaysian marketplace, after making a successful impact in Singapore.

Amazon to launch in South Korea marketplace

10-Jul-2017 - E-commerce giant, Amazon, is getting ready to launch in South Korea as it advertises a variety of job positions in Seoul.

Exclusive interview

Active beauty in India part II: Start a scent strategy

04-Jul-2017 - With consumers seeking sweat-covering scents, we caught up again with Charlotte Libby, Global Colour Cosmetics and Fragrance Analyst at Mintel to explore how brands can create a strong strategy to...

Exclusive interview

Active beauty in India part I: Fragrance focus

03-Jul-2017 - As the active beauty trend generates supporters in India, we spoke to Charlotte Libby, Global Colour Cosmetics and Fragrance Analyst at Mintel on how the trend is now attracting the attention...

Australia prepares to replace cosmetics regulation NICNAS

28-Jun-2017 - The present National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) cosmetics regulation, which covers a wide range of chemicals including cosmetics, will be reformed from 1st July 2018.

In-cosmetics Korea 2017 experiences 20% growth

28-Jun-2017 - Exploring and celebrating the K-beauty centre’s €10bn cosmetics market, the newly-extended three-day show was the event's biggest year to date.

Sa Sa International targets Taiwan and Japan markets

27-Jun-2017 - As sales have slumped over the last fiscal year due to the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) disruption, the Hong Kong cosmetics retailing name is moving outside its domestic...

Young Living Essential Oils taps into Indonesia

27-Jun-2017 - Leader in the personal care segment, Young Living Essential Oils, marked its expansion into Indonesia with a grand opening and 1,500 attendees in Jakarta.

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