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The rise in disposable income has led to a higher expenditure in beauty and personal care, including demand for more sophisticated products in China. It is now a market offering some of the best opportunities for cosmetics industry particularly in men’s grooming and hair care. The region also covers the Hong Kong, Macao, Mongolia, and Taiwan markets.

Beauty tourism 'a bright spot' in Japan's gloomy economic prospects

27-Jan-2016 - Although a weakening yen and depleting tourism levels are casting a darkening shadow on the Japanese economy, beauty has been singled out as one industry which may continue to drive...

Korean beauty still popular with China as 'next generation' brands emerge

26-Jan-2016 - Early sales figures from the new Shilla iPark online duty-free store confirm Chinese customers still place Korean beauty brands firmly among their favourites.

China FDA releases final amended version of IECIC

13-Jan-2016 - In recent years, China's FDA has made a habit of announcing the implementation of new or updated cosmetics regulations each January in its efforts to fall in line with international...

Avon quashes rumors that it's pulling out of China

12-Jan-2016 - Avon has been forced to publicly quash rumors that it will be pulling its products from China's shelves after various beauty players experienced a challenging year in the volatile market....

Alibaba's new partnership establishes China's 'first big data chemical products R&D lab'

07-Jan-2016 - E-commerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with personal care brand, Shanghai Jahwa to establish China's first big data chemical products R&D lab to optimize and upgrade product supply chains....

China's male skin care market continues to bring big opps in 2016

05-Jan-2016 - As we venture into 2016, international beauty brands are reminded that China's male facial skin care market holds vast opportunity as the younger generation steps up its online shopping behaviors and is...

Conquering China requires ‘foreseeing the right change’, says L’Oreal

15-Dec-2015 - Regardless of how successful an international beauty player may be on the Asia Pacific region, the China market practically evolves overnight and staying ahead of the game here – as...

Eco&more is the first Chinese company to join PETA's cruelty-free cosmetics list

03-Dec-2015 - In a historic move for China, Shanghai-based personal-care company Eco&more has become the very first domestic company to join PETA's cruelty-free list of firms to ban animal testing on their products, formulations, or ingredients....

PayPal finds Japanese consumers are least likely to buy from international online merchants

02-Dec-2015 - New global research from PayPal reveals that despite cosmetics cross-border shopping being the most popular in Asia-Pacific, Japanese consumers were found to be least likely to shop online from non-domestic merchants....

China tops Kline’s chart for global beauty device innovation

01-Dec-2015 - The beauty technology segment has been picking up some speed of late and market analyst Kline confirms that creative and price-accessible devices from China have contributed to its record-breaking growth...

Jumei becomes first Chinese e-commerce provider to stock Shiseido and Kose

25-Nov-2015 - Beauty retailer Jumei, has announced that it will now stock Shiseido and Kose which it says is the first time these Japanese beauty brands have authorized a cross-border e-commerce company in China...

Asia in Focus

A look at China, Japan and Korea's priorities in skin care

17-Nov-2015 - Consumers in China, Japan and Korea have very different concerns when it comes to skin care. This gallery looks at how priorities differ in those markets and what determines product...

Kao teams up with Alibaba to reach China's online shoppers

28-Oct-2015 - Beauty brand, Kao has partnered with e-tailer Alibaba in an effort to expand its popularity beyond Japan, by launching a cross border e-commerce site on Tmall Global for Chinese consumers....

Amway invests in China based botanical research center

28-Oct-2015 - Amway has invested $13 million in a botanical research center in Wuxi, China where its researchers will study traditional Chinese medicine plants for health and beauty products to come.  

Alibaba ramps up efforts to avoid US counterfeit blacklist

22-Oct-2015 - Major Chinese e-commerce player, Alibaba has written to the US government urging it to not include Taobao and its other trading platforms on a list of 'Notorious Markets' after it was suspected of selling counterfeit...

IIVS continues its work with China's labs on animal testing alternatives

15-Oct-2015 - The Institute for In Vitro Sciences is still very much present in China years after the first introduction of the animal testing alternative, continuing to build labs and educate scientists at...

LG develops store concept around new natural/organic brand, Tomaru

14-Oct-2015 - LG Household & Health Care has opened a 'multi-brand' cosmetics shop in western Seoul, dubbed the 'Beauty Tomaru Station' due to its strong focus on the company's new organic/natural brand, Tomaru. ...

BASF expands production capacity for emollients and waxes in China

13-Oct-2015 - In an effort to strengthen its presence in China, BASF has invested in an additional production facility to ramp up its production of wax esters, emulsifiers and primary surfactants in Jinshan....

CIRS summit to give update on chemical regulations in Asia

13-Oct-2015 - To help the industry get to grips with the latest personal care policies, CIRS is holding a summit on chemical regulatory updates in China, Korea, Japan, Europe, Australia, North America, Thailand and...

E-commerce powers on: South Korea’s ‘Lotte.com’ teams up with China’s major e-tailer

01-Oct-2015 - Expansion is the name of the game for Asia's e-commerce giants as they strive to capture millions of eager online shoppers with cross border platforms that offer access to thousands...

Australia's Bellabox signs with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba

30-Sep-2015 - Capitalizing on the growing demand for Australian-made products in China, beauty subscription brand Bellabox has signed up with e-commerce giant, Alibaba to educate consumers about how ideal the service can be....

CIRS clears up 'poor understanding' of baby toiletry guidelines

30-Sep-2015 - Since the implementation of the Guideline in 2013, less than 100 non-special use baby care toiletry imports were permitted into China by the CFDA. CIRS reckons this is down to...

Berry nice! Asia's 'beauty from within' formulators preference for Nordic fruit

29-Sep-2015 - East Asia's supplements market - which includes 'beauty from within' products is favoring bilberries, lingonberries and cloudberries so much that workers from Thailand are even traveling to Finland and Sweden for supplies....

Beauty e-tailer JD.com plows ahead with strengthening its Asia reach

29-Sep-2015 - It's full steam ahead for China e-tailer JD.com which has invested in a Hong Kong base to engage more with brands and retailers across Asia, and to make it easier, and...

Barentz moves into China beauty supplements arena with New Skyport acquisition

23-Sep-2015 - Barentz International is moving into the beauty supplements arena with the acquisition of New Skyport, a distributor of specialty ingredients for the nutrition industry in China.

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