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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.

Korea duty free industry ‘too dependent’ on Chinese tourism

26-May-2016 - Korea’s duty free industry, driven by beauty sales, has been criticised by commentators for relying too heavily on Chinese consumers.

全球皮肤护理和除臭剂制造商妮维雅推出了一款 体味检测APP : 鼻子 (NOSE) 。

25-May-2016 - 拜尔斯道夫集团与越南广告公司 Happiness FCB 联手打造 , 它涉及一种特殊的定制的手机壳,以便检测消费者的体味, 让他们知道何时该梳洗一番。

Victoria’s Secret China beauty shops bought back from franchise

25-May-2016 - L Brands Inc., parent-company of Victoria's Secret, has acquired 26 beauty stores in China from its franchise partner.

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...

Industry to take the lead on China beauty regulation

05-May-2016 - China is gearing up to shift responsibility for cosmetics and personal care regulation away from external and governmental bodies, giving it instead to the industry itself.

It's Skin explains dual-focus strategy for China

04-May-2016 - Korean personal care brand It’s Skin, famous for its snail extract usage, has outlined its strategy for further penetrating the China market.

LG Household sales hit W1.5 trillion thanks to Whoo cosmetics

03-May-2016 - Whoo cosmetics, a leading brand among Korean LG Household’s offering, is enjoying rapid growth, contributing to its parent brand enjoying net sales of W1.5 trillion so far this year.

Estée Lauder looking to China and e-commerce

03-May-2016 - Estée Lauder is reportedly turning to China and e-commerce opportunities to strengthen in the year ahead.

Beauty missing opportunities to engage consumers in China, new report finds

28-Apr-2016 - Social media platform WeChat is enjoying explosive growth globally, and now offers beauty brands an essential branding opportunity in China, according to a new report by L2.

Australia updating visa process to encourage China tourism

21-Apr-2016 - Australia is set to trial a new visa a process for incoming tourists from China, in a bid to further bolster the rising tide of Chinese consumers now visiting the...

Asia cosmetics wholesale business may go up for sale

21-Apr-2016 - LF Asia, a major cosmetics and pharmaceuticals wholesale business which operates in China and Southeast Asia, may be sold off in the coming months.

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...

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Could beauty brands tap into selfie-editing app software?

19-Apr-2016 - Meitu, a selfie-editing app developer, is seeking a valuation of over $3 billion in its latest funding round - aiming to catapult itself into the list of China’s top 10...

Australia singles out China as key export market with 'largest ever' trade visit

14-Apr-2016 - Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment has spoken of the central importance the government places on trade with China, ahead of the largest ever trade visit to the country.

Dead Sea beauty company bought by leading China investment firm

14-Apr-2016 - Ahava, an Israeli skin care company, has been bought by Chinese investment giants Fosun Group for a reported USD 77 million.

Kao reaches cross-border digital deal with JD Worldwide

13-Apr-2016 - Beauty giant Kao has signed up with e-retail platform JD Worldwide, in the latest in a string of industry moves in the Asia region to facilitate cross-border trade of personal...

Lush blossoming globally - what’s the plan in Asia?

12-Apr-2016 - Beauty brand Lush, known for its heady scents and colourful counters, is enjoying enormous international growth in Europe and North America - and its sights are set on developing in...

Luxe Pack Shanghai debuts trends incubator

05-Apr-2016 - Luxe Pack Shanghai will this year feature a new “trends incubator” segment at the event, as a means of highlighting packaging innovation at the annual event.

Korea customs tackles counterfeits by marking cosmetics

31-Mar-2016 - The Korea Customs Service (KCS) has said it will begin marking Korean cosmetics in a bid to tackle the rise of conterfeiting affecting the country’s beauty industry.

Japan's Muji to expand beauty offering in China

31-Mar-2016 - Clothing, household goods and cosmetics retailer Muji has China to thank for its record profit in the last financial year of $192 million (US), according to Satoru Matsuzaki, president of...

China's e-commerce tax changes set to benefit beauty

30-Mar-2016 - China is reportedly altering its tax policy for e-commerce in a move which will further promote cross-border trading for the country, and looks set to particularly benefit cosmetics sales.

The “Golden Age of Travel” for China, says Euromonitor

29-Mar-2016 - Tourists from China are fuelling growth across fast moving consumer goods sector globally, with beauty one of the key industries enjoying the benefit of the boom.

PCHi Shanghai 2016 beats expectations

22-Mar-2016 - The PCHi Shanghai 2016 event, held at the beginning of this month, had a significantly larger number of exhibitors and also attracted a greater number of attendees.

Chinese consumers going online for international beauty

22-Mar-2016 - The number of Chinese consumers getting their international beauty products online is on the rise, according to recent Mintel figures.

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