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Getting beauty brand innovation just right

Special Focus: Brand Innovation

Getting beauty brand innovation just right

By Simon Pitman

We look at the biggest factors impacting new product development by considering the latest demographic trends, spotlighting what consumers really want and tapping into digital technology.

Indie Beauty Expo 2016 outdoes itself

Indie Beauty Expo 2016 outdoes itself

By Deanna Utroske

This year marked the second annual IBE event in New York City. And the show, catering to the trade, retail buyers, press, and consumers, firmly established itself as the newest go-to event for trend spotting, business deals, and much more!

India: the market to watch in the next few years

Country Spotlight: India

India: the market to watch in the next few years

By Simon Pitman

For years the market for cosmetics and personal care products in India has shown promise but has not quite lived up to expectations. Now all that is changing as the market booms.

Boots prepares for South Korea launch

Boots prepares for South Korea launch

By Lucy Whitehouse

Walgreens Boots Alliance, pharmacy-led health and beauty player, has entered into a franchise partnership that will see it enter South Korea through the country’s number one hypermarket retailer.

China cosmetics giant launches in Australia

China cosmetics giant launches in Australia

By Lucy Whitehouse

Uniasia Cosmetics, a leading player among China's cosmetics giants (described as the country's third-largest retailer), has made a decisive move into the Australian market.

UAE beauty brands target Asia

UAE beauty brands target Asia

By Lucy Whitehouse

United Arab Emirates cosmetics firms are reportedly eyeing up expansion into Asia, with moving into the region proving a hot topic at this week’s Beautyworld Middle East event.

Kanebo looking to double sales and expand across Asia

Kanebo looking to double sales and expand across Asia

By Lucy Whitehouse

Kao-owned cosmetics firm Kanebo is looking to double sales of its leading brand, Kate, by entering it into the markets of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore and by strengthening its offering in China.

Metrosexual beauty on the rise across Asia

Metrosexual beauty on the rise across Asia

By Lucy Whitehouse

The male grooming sector is seeing a strong boost across Asia, thanks to the growing enthusiasm among male consumers for a meterosexual style.

L'Oréal cashing in on Bollywood brand reps

L'Oréal cashing in on Bollywood brand reps

By Lucy Whitehouse

L’Oreal has signed up several Indian actresses as brand reps lately, in a move set to push up brand awareness among younger consumers in the country.

Editor’s picks: the top articles of 2015

Editor’s picks: the top articles of 2015

By Michelle Yeomans

As we bid farewell to 2015, Cosmetics Design takes stock of the most topical beauty news in the Asia Pacific region which includes: Shiseido's advances in hair loss, Thailand heralded as ASEAN's gateway, animal testing developments in New Zealand...

China tops Kline’s chart for global beauty device innovation

China tops Kline’s chart for global beauty device innovation

By Michelle Yeomans

The beauty technology segment has been picking up some speed of late and market analyst Kline confirms that creative and price-accessible devices from China have contributed to its record-breaking growth of nearly 15% globally.

Coptis cosmetic R&D software sees surge in demand from Asia’s labs

Coptis cosmetic R&D software sees surge in demand from Asia’s labs

By Michelle Yeomans

The rise of software that helps cosmetics developers to check the efficacy and safety of ingredients in a more accessible way is seeing Coptis gain traction in Asia as formulators on the region strive to adhere to global regulatory compliance.

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2015...

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2015...

By Michelle Yeomans

The in-cosmetics Asia event was launched eight years ago, and here CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com reviews the event at the BITEC in Bangkok in this gallery. Take a look...

Next Top Model catapultes 'Works with Water' into Asia

Next Top Model catapultes 'Works with Water' into Asia

By Michelle Yeomans

Having secured a strong following of Chinese consumers in the UK, supplement supplier 'Works with Water' Nutraceuticals has been selected to sponsor the fifth series of TV show China's Next Top Model.

Southeast Asia's top 4 markets: how to tap into consumer purchasing power

Euromonitor insight

Southeast Asia's top 4 markets: how to tap into consumer purchasing power

By Michelle Yeomans

Euromonitor has revealed ASEAN's four largest markets – Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia to be key for multinationals looking to enter the AEC. This gallery compiles the firm's detailed insights into Southeast Asian consumers’...

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