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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.

PCHi 2017 unveils exhibitor presentation theatre amongst new additions

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.

Why is the Vietnamese cosmetic market dominated by multinationals?

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.

Country Focus: Indonesia

Opportunity in Indonesia sparks race for market entry and expansion

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...

Face Shop launches Kakao Cosmetics line in China

18-Aug-2016 - Korean cosmetics company Face Shop has expanded its global expansion with the launch of its Kakao Friends cosmetics brand in China.

Second edition of Personal Care India Expo opens this month

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.

Discussions at East Asia Summit focus on non-tariffs for cosmetics

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.

Myanmar Cosmetics Association expresses doubts over industry future

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.

Country Spotlight: India

India: the market to watch in the next few years

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...

Boots prepares for South Korea launch

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.

Top male hair care brand from Germany enters China

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.

LG's premium skin care player SU:M37 invests in China following duty free success

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....

Cosmax broadens offering with new Nerium International partnership

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.

Korean beauty startup raises $3.5 million to expand in Southeast Asia

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.

China cosmetics giant launches in Australia

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.

Singapore first in Asia to stock H&M beauty lines

24-May-2016 - H&M is bringing its beauty brand to its stores in Asia, beginning with a launch in Singapore later this year.

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.

Chicken dippers: KFC launches edible chicken-flavoured nail polish

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.

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...

'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.

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.

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...

New distribution partnership to boost sustainable specialty chemicals in Asia

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...

Premium beauty and fashion e-commerce site launched in Indonesia

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.

Myanmar to host beauty expo as industry prepares to blossom

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...

Digital and technology prove to be the key tools for engaging beauty consumers

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.

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