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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.

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The Convenience Factor part III: Diversifying demographics

14-Aug-2017 - In the third part of our interview with Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel, we explored how convenience in cosmetics shopping is appreciated by all demographics, and how brands...

Azelis and Tagra Biotechnologies lock in exclusive distribution agreement in China

14-Aug-2017 - Global speciality chemicals distributor, Azelis, develops its relationship with leading cosmetics ingredients supplier, Tagra Biotechnologies, and status in Asia Pacific (APAC) by creating an exclusive distribution agreement in China. ...

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The Convenience Factor part II: Creating the new retail era

09-Aug-2017 - With convenience hot on the list of priorities dominating consumer decision making, we spoke to Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel on how we can expect this to...

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.

The Convenience factor part I: Why Chinese shoppers are heading in-store

08-Aug-2017 - 24-hour services are adding value to urban Chinese consumer shopping habits, as Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel reveals that convenience stores are differentiating their products and services...

Inolex develops China's Centre of Excellence

08-Aug-2017 - Natural ingredient producer, Inolex, welcomes new staff and increases lab capabilities at its hub in Guangzhou, China.

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.

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.

AkzoNobel expands organic presence in China

25-Jul-2017 - Leading global producer of organic peroxide, AkzoNobel, plans to increase its capacity at its Polymer Chemistry Facility in  Ningbo, China.

'Brands need to move at the speed of modern Chinese cultures', report reveals

24-Jul-2017 - While the 2017 RTG Consulting Brand Relevance report highlights the success of powerhouse global beauty and personal care brands, it also reveals their growing competition from local homegrown Chinese names.  

Camlin Fine Sciences acquires Ningbo Wanglong Flavors and Fragrances

24-Jul-2017 - Performance chemicals manufacturer, Camlin Fine Sciences, and its subsidiary company, CFS Europe, gain a 51% stake in Chinese enterprise, Ningbo Wanglong Flavors and Fragrances (Wanglong).

Gifting part II: Why developing a sophisticated marketing strategy is vital

19-Jul-2017 - The Hurun Institute and MEC’s 'China HNWI Gifting White Paper 2017’ highlights how brands can enter the luxurious gifting market through building a multichannel marketing campaign.

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.

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....

Shinsegae Department Store boosts presence in China

12-Jul-2017 - South Korean leading retailer, Shinsegae Group, enters China’s e-commerce market amid selecting digital expansion as its strategic marketing priority.

Brenntag acquires Chinese Wellstar Group

04-Jul-2017 - German chemical distributor, Brenntag, enhances its Asia Pacific presence through acquiring Hong Kong Wellstar Enterprises and its subsidiaries.

Nars loses cruelty-free status?

03-Jul-2017 - As Nars moves into the Chinese market, where animal testing is mandatory, previously loyal supporters opt to boycott the famed brand.

PCHi launches new technology summit

28-Jun-2017 - Organisers of the annual Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), are getting ready for their first upcoming PCHi Technology Summit.

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...

Meitu boosts Chinese augmented reality drive

27-Jun-2017 - Chinese mobile internet company, Meitu, has tapped into the growing technological trend by installing its virtual counter cosmetics experience via its MakeupPlus app.

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THAAD impacts K-Beauty cosmetics growth

26-Jun-2017 - As the political tensions resulting from the deployment of the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system continue, we spoke to Ju Rhyu, Founder of Inside the Raum and the...

SK-II tackles ageing concerns with new campaign film

26-Jun-2017 - With its new film, 'The Expiry Date', SK-II plans to build upon its philosophy ‘#changedestiny’ and create a Pan-Asian discussion about age-related pressures.

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Chinese regulations update: Knowledge and compliance

21-Jun-2017 - As Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science prepares to provide an update on Chinese regulations at this week’s  in-cosmetics Korea in Seoul, we caught up to gain...

Croma-Pharma steps up anti-ageing cosmeceutical presence in China

14-Jun-2017 - The pharmaceutical company, Croma Pharma, celebrates two major breakthroughs in the Chinese market.

Chinese strategic agreement focuses on plant-based cosmetics

14-Jun-2017 - Leading Chinese plant-based producer, Shineco, and biomass refining company, Beijing Zhongke Biorefinery Engineering Technology, have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to create the Institute of Chinese Apocynum Industrial Technology...

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