Japanese beauty MNC Shiseido says it is aiming to reduce its reliance on inbound tourists in Japan as it works on restoring growth in its home market by reinforcing its relationship with local consumers and business partners.
Kao has unveiled plans for a full-scale entry into China’s travel retail space – at both airports and downtown stores – on the back of booming offshore duty-free sales in the past year thanks to government efforts to boost domestic tourism.
Shiseido is adamant that human contact is still essential to drive beauty sales but believes it can be enhanced greatly by tools such as Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality, according to its chief digital officer.
In this episode of Beauty Broadcast, we discuss the upcoming shifts, challenges and game-changing tech that will influence the beauty industry as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to underscore the significance of the online channel, with expert...
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