Brand Innovation

Pop-up beauty retail in APAC

How the pop-up beauty retail space is hotting up

By Natasha Spencer

In this two-part article, we take a look at the growing trend of pop-up retail spaces in Asia and how its emergence is expected to impact the presence of brick-and-mortar stores and popularity of e-commerce.

Estée Lauder praised for digital achievements in China

Estée Lauder praised for digital achievements in China

By Natasha Spencer

With digital channels offering consumers a fast, reliable and authentic insight into their favourite brands, the prestige beauty manufacturer is maximising its awareness in the Chinese marketplace.

L’Oreal Thailand opens green distribution centre

L’Oreal Thailand opens green distribution centre

By Natasha Spencer

As L’Oreal Thailand opens its green distribution centre at TPARK Bangna, the sustainability-driven facility is Asia’s first LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver level green distribution centre, reported business publication...

Sweatproof make up in APAC

Sweatproof make up: Beauty brilliance around the clock

By Natasha Spencer

The 24-hour beauty trend is driving the APAC region as consumers want to look and feel their best throughout the day and into the night, regardless of environmental influences such as pollution and the sun, and daily activities such as work and exercise.

Indian SSK Group launches new personal care brand

Indian SSK Group launches new personal care brand

By Natasha Spencer

The Indian LED lighting and mobile accessories brand, Shree Sant Kripa (SSK) Group, has launched into the personal care area by promoting new grooming habits for the country’s younger generation through its latest division, Syska Personal Care.

Reckitt Benckiser Malaysia account awarded to Optimedia

Reckitt Benckiser Malaysia account awarded to Optimedia

By Natasha Spencer

FMCG leader, Reckitt Benckiser Malaysia, has selected Malaysian advertising and marketing company, Optimedia, to become its media agency partner, according to a report published by Asia’s news outlet, Marketing.

Urbanisation to build personal care packaging growth

Rising urbanisation to spur personal care packaging growth

By Natasha Spencer

With CDA reporting how the global personal care sector is set to focus on widening its market share to skin care and hair care products that contain active ingredients and multifunctional benefits, we look at how packaging within the industry is also...

Halal popularity goes global

Halal popularity goes global

By Natasha Spencer

The halal cosmetics market is expected to rise to $52.39 bn (€48.9 bn) by 2021, up from $26.47 bn (€24.7 bn) in 2016, global technology research and advisory company Technavio, reports.

Personal care sector growth

Personal care: Drivers behind the sector's future success

By Natasha Spencer

Business insight providers, Markets and Markets, has released its latest findings on the top 10 care chemicals including colour cosmetics, personal care ingredients, cosmetic pigments and active ingredients, that are set to dominate the market to 2021.

Top global consumer trends 2017 ageing and immediacy

Top global consumer trends 2017 part 1: ageing and immediacy

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company Euromonitor International’s recent report on the ‘Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2017’  indicates how our attitudes to cosmetics and the overall shopping experience are changing.

Volume down male hair trend in Asia

Volume Down: The male hair trend sweeping Asia

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company, Mintel, reports that this year’s latest trend in male grooming, ‘volume down’ hair care, is seeing APAC brands step up their creativity and innovation.

Top cosmetics trends in 2017

Institute of Personal Care Science: Top trends in 2017

By Natasha Spencer

As big brands focus on their new year strategies and development plans, we take a look at the Institute of Personal Care Science ’s projected trends and how they are set to transform the industry in 2017.

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

By Natasha Spencer

As the leading personal care ingredient events organiser achieved record-breaking success in 2016, we look ahead to what we can expect from in-cosmetics events in 2017.

AmorePacific enters Middle East market

AmorePacific enters Middle East market

By Natasha Spencer

The South Korean beauty leader has teamed up with retail franchise operator, Aishaya Group, to expand its presence in the Middle East.

What’s in store for packaging in 2017?

What’s in store for packaging in 2017?

By Natasha Spencer

Looking ahead to the next 12 months, we spoke to David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director at Mintel about this year’s top packaging trend predictions.

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

By Natasha Spencer

The 2017 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has launched several new platforms as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Shiseido wins Marie Claire award

Shiseido scoops coveted Marie Claire award

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese beauty front runner, Shiseido, picks up the renowned Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté accolade for its smart Synchro skin lasting liquid foundation.

New packaging event partnership in India

Packaging event hosts team up to secure India growth

By Natasha Spencer

The New Year marks a new partnership between the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) and the Indian subsidiary of German trade show organiser, Messe Düsseldorf, as they aim to develop the packaging sector in India.

Samsung announces new creative skincare projects

Samsung announces new creative skincare projects

By Natasha Spencer

Samsung Electronics will reveal its latest S-Skin and Lumini skin care solutions to the global marketplace in a bid to encourage creative technologies in the beauty place.

Teen and Tween market: Key target audience in 2017

Teen and Tween market: Key target audience in 2017

By Natasha Spencer

The beauty and cosmetics industries in APAC continue to prioritise market understanding, innovation and creativity, along with research and development to launch revolutionary products that appeal to both domestic and international markets.

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

By Natasha Spencer

Spanish fragrance designer and manufacturer, Eurofragance, inaugurates its Singapore plant as part of its corporate strategy to access growth opportunities in APAC.

24 hour beauty and pollution

24 hour beauty part I: Pollution is top concern for beauty consumers

By Natasha Spencer

As APAC consumers demand additional beauty solutions that last throughout the day and night, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel about the current beauty landscape and how cosmetics producers...

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