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South East Asia

The cosmetics market in South East Asia comprises of Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.

New Zealand Secret enters luxury skin care market in Singapore

07-Aug-2017 - New prestige, natural skin care company, New Zealand Secret, makes its debut in Singapore to appeal to consumers' high-end shopping habits.   

Bell Flavors & Fragrances steps up APAC growth in Malaysia

26-Jul-2017 - Personal care and fine fragrances provider, Bell Flavors and Fragrances, launches its latest location in Malaysia.

Indonesia hosts first-ever hair care exhibition

24-Jul-2017 - The hair care and hairdressing industry is set to flock to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, for the city’s first ever hair-focused exhibition.

Symrise CEO becomes an economic ambassador for Singapore

19-Jul-2017 - Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore appoints Symrise CEO as economic ambassador to the city state.

The evolution of beauty retail in Southeast Asia

11-Jul-2017 - A prolonged economic growth spurt is helping to drive the cosmetics and personal care market throughout Southeast Asia and reshaping the beauty retail landscape, research from Mintel reveals.

Oud Essentials welcomes new social media marketing team

11-Jul-2017 - New skin care brand, Oud Essentials, appoints several social media marketing personnel to grow the business.

H&M Beauty enters Malaysia

11-Jul-2017 - Leading fashion and cosmetics brand, H&M, prepares to launch its beauty range in the Malaysian marketplace, after making a successful impact in Singapore.

P&G, BASF and Cargill partner to produce sustainable certified coconut oil in the Philippines and Indonesia

05-Jul-2017 - BASF, Cargill, Procter & Gamble (P&G), and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have collaborated to create and push production of a sustainable certified coconut oil (SCNO) and transparent...

Young Living Essential Oils taps into Indonesia

27-Jun-2017 - Leader in the personal care segment, Young Living Essential Oils, marked its expansion into Indonesia with a grand opening and 1,500 attendees in Jakarta.

Kao sets up new Filippino manufacturing facility

07-Jun-2017 - After announcing its global expansion plans in its recently-released K20 plan, Kao opens a production plant in the Philippines.

Clé de Peau Beauté opens Singapore boutique

06-Jun-2017 - Shiseido-owned prestige brand Clé de Peau Beauté is launching its first free-standing boutique in Singapore.

Kao releases its mid-term K20 plan

29-May-2017 - On 18th May 2017, cosmetics and chemical name, Kao, revealed its 2017 Integrated Report detailing how it plans to expand globally over the next four years.

Kuala Lumpur personalises the shopping experience

17-May-2017 - The Malaysian capital welcomed visitors to its first Bangsar Shopping Centre Beauty and Fashion Week to offer shoppers an immersive and sensory experience.

Skin care leads digital advertising spend in Thailand

15-May-2017 - Three dominant beauty sectors top the Digital Advertising Association’s (DAAT) digital spend list in Thailand in 2017.

Luxasia and Anchanto to advance e-commerce beauty

10-May-2017 - Beauty products distributor, Luxasia, provides funding to Singapore-based e-commerce platform, Anchanto, to support its expansion plans in Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets.

Herballines and DKSH team up to target Myanmar

09-May-2017 - Asia-focused market expansion services specialist, DKSH, has partnered with personal care manufacturer, Paradise Products, to increase the awareness and sales of its Herballines brand in the Southeast Asian marketplace.

Unilever and EAC partner in Myanmar

08-May-2017 - European consumer goods conglomerate, Unilever, and manufacturer and distributor, Europe & Asia Commercial Company (EAC), have launched a joint venture targeting Myanmar and the Asia- Pacific (APAC) markets.

Amway Philippines eyes up millennial market

08-May-2017 - The Filipino arm of the beauty and body care leader is opening a new ‘brand experience centre’ to attract a younger demographic in-store.

Cosmetic imports to Vietnam exceed €1 billion

19-Apr-2017 - Trade Map of the International Trade Center (ITC) and the World Bank (WB) reveals that the value of imported cosmetics entering the Vietnam market has more than doubled from below...

Frutarom acquires Vietnam’s Western Flavors

18-Apr-2017 - Natural speciality fine ingredients business, Frutarom, has agreed to acquire Vietnamese Western Flavors and plans to build a new flavours plant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to help expand...

Innovation in Thailand: Mintel highlights recent on-trend releases

17-Apr-2017 - Over the past year, the Southeast Asian nation has emerged as a leading producer of skin care items that revolve around pollutant-protection properties and natural ingredients that aid wellness.

Johnson & Johnson launches Singapore QuickFire Challenge

28-Mar-2017 - The personal care market in APAC is at the centre of an innovation drive by Johnson & Johnson Innovation as it teams up with ETPL and SMART to launch Singapore...

Oud Essentials introduces new skin care brand in Kuala Lumpur

27-Mar-2017 - Organic skincare label, Oud Essentials, presents its product range in Kuala Lumpur, ahead of its release in Asia.

Top Southeast Asian trends influencing Western facial skin care

27-Mar-2017 - We take a look at Mintel’s report into how multiple ingredients and key consumer demands born from Southeast Asia are generating a wave of interest from US millennials.

Azelis hires two new managing directors in APAC

22-Mar-2017 - Global speciality chemicals distributor, Azelis, has made two new senior appointments to help make inroads with its expansion plans in the APAC region.

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