Asia in Focus

Tea is stirring up the skin care market

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Tea is stirring up the skin care market

By Natasha Spencer

As tea-based skin care products provide “an excellent source of antioxidants, and for its anti-ageing and skin-soothing benefits when ingested”, we explored the trend sweeping through China with Laurie Du, Senior Beauty & Personal Care Analyst, China,...

An active win for Azelis

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An active win for Azelis

By Natasha Spencer

Following its recent win at the PCHi awards in China — its fourth event accolade— we spoke to Jane Zhang, Head of Personal Care in China, Azelis to discuss the innovation and technology behind its active ingredient Tagra CelluCaps C.

Smart retail set to shape industry

Smart retail set to shape industry

By Natasha Spencer

Leading Chinese commercial enterprise, Suning, establishes the impact that smart technology and technique is set to have on the future of business.

Azafran Innovacion on its “aggressive” expansion plans

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Azafran Innovacion on its “aggressive” expansion plans

By Natasha Spencer

As Azafran Innovacion puts the steps in place to grow its store numbers from 1,500 to 10,000, we spoke with the company's Director, Aditi Vyas, on how it navigates the Indian beauty landscape.

Genomatica on building its brand in Asia-Pacific

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Genomatica on building its brand in Asia-Pacific

By Natasha Spencer

As the bioengineering company pursues its focus and relationship with Asia-Pacific (APAC) consumers, we talk to Damien Perriman, Senior Vice President of Specialty Chemicals at Genomatica about the company’s achievements and experiences in the market...