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The cosmetics market in Korea, comprising of both North and South, is driven by the skin care sector; easily bringing in the most sales. In the future, analysts predict that men’s grooming will boom and deodorants, which is a relatively small segment at present, to hold a good opportunity.

Lush and L'Occitane lead in specialty retailing

21-Jun-2016 - Lush and L’Occitane have been singled out as market leaders when it comes to boutique retailing, Kline has revealed in a new report.

What are Korean beauty brands doing so right?

09-Jun-2016 - Ranked among the top five most dynamic beauty companies in the world, the success of K-beauty leaders AmorePacific and LG Household and Health Care is down to several key factors, a...

Mobile retail on the up in Korea

08-Jun-2016 - Korean shoppers are taking to the net for their purchases in increasing numbers, new figures reveal, indicating that the online retail space holds further potential for beauty brands in the...

K-beauty Missha new range launches across Asia

07-Jun-2016 - South Korean beauty brand Missha has rolled out its ‘Line Friends’ range across 12 countries in Asia, in a move that suggests the brand is looking to strengthen again following...

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.

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.

TonyMoly leading ambitious K-beauty charge

25-May-2016 - TonyMoly, a fast-growing Korean beauty brand, has announced its intention to be among the leaders of the rapid global growth of K-beauty, seeking to reach sales of 2 trillion won...

Korea’s older men as keen on cosmetics as women

19-May-2016 - A recent report has found that Korean men over 60 are increasingly concerned with beauty and personal care, with sales of male grooming up nearly as much as those for...

Iran welcomes K-beauty with reduced regulation

12-May-2016 - K-beauty is set to enjoy yet another export boost as Iran becomes the latest country to facilitate imports of Korean cosmetics.

LG Household launches new luxury brand

11-May-2016 - A leading cosmetics company in Korea, LG Household, has announced the launch of a new luxury brand from its company CNP Cosmetics.

Industry turns to Korea: in-cosmetics gears up for second event

10-May-2016 - The cosmetics industry is set to turn its attention to Korea for the second in-cosmetics trade event there, in confirmation that the country continues to be a powerhouse at the...

AmorePacific operating profit up more than 30%

05-May-2016 - Korean beauty giant AmorePacific has record an operating profit of 30.7% for the first quarter, thanks to sales growth both domestically and abroad, according to the company.

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.

France top EU importer of Korean cosmetics

27-Apr-2016 - In a new report by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), France has been revealed as the primary country for imports of Korean beauty in the EU.

ASEAN delegation heads to Korea for insight on cosmetics growth

26-Apr-2016 - Officials from various of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are taking part in a delegation to South Korea this week, in a bid to learn more about the...

Korea's Cosmax looking to dominate cosmetics R&D in the US

20-Apr-2016 - Cosmax, a leading cosmetics manufacturer from South Korea, has made clear its intention to take a lead in the US beauty R&D sphere.

New B2B US digital platform debuts with Korean and Asian products

12-Apr-2016 - LA-based Landing International is the company behind a new B2B concept in online beauty platforms. Called Marketplace, it will platform hard to source beauty products, starting with a collection from...

Industry experts on the rise of Korean beauty in Australia

07-Apr-2016 - Various industry commentators in Australia have spoken about the rise of Korean beauty among consumers there, highlighting Korean culture and ethnic diversity as two driving factors.

'Korea-inspired' beauty brands take advantage of rising global trend

05-Apr-2016 - With the launch of yet another ‘Korean-inspired’ beauty range in the West, Cosmetics Design takes a look at Korea’s ever-growing influence on the global beauty scene.

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.

Korean cosmetic boom rubs off on Australia

29-Mar-2016 - South Korean cosmetics first became popular with consumers from China, but the appeal is exploding worldwide, and it seems that Australia is now under that same spell.

New boutique beauty chain focuses solely on Korean cosmetics

23-Mar-2016 - A new boutique beauty chain has opened up throughout the US and Canada offering ‘a one stop shop’ for Korean beauty products.

Korea to legalise customised cosmetics formulation

23-Mar-2016 - With the trend for interactivity and personalisation in beauty retail now dominating globally, Korea is the latest to respond, with the government having just announced it is set to legalise...

Asia Pacific slow to take up on the global trend for nail lacquers

22-Mar-2016 - A new global report highlights how hybrid lacquers are leading the way in the market for nail care, but Asia Pacific has been slow to pick up on the trend.

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