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!
Indonesia is powering ahead in terms of economic development, driven by rapid growth in the population and the economy. And this is translating into a surge in beauty product spend and market opportunities.
Shanghai Jahwa, a leading Chinese cosmetics group, has agreed the acquisition of British baby bottle brand Tommee Tippee, in a move which will enable the beauty player to respond to the expected rise in demand for baby items.
Specialty chemicals manufacturer Verdezyne has teamed up with Connell Bros Co. (CBC), one of the leading marketers and distributors in the Asia-Pacific region, to facilitate the sale and distribution of its Biolon DDDA product.
The second annual beauty industry expo is set to take place in Myanmar in August, in confirmation of the emerging market's potential as a space for the cosmetics and personal care industry to flourish.
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...
Today, shoppers in Singapore gather product information online and make decisions based on data, a shift in consumer behavior that means its time to rethink packaging, shelf display, ingredient discloser and more.
Brisbane based start-up, MistR has developed what it refers to as the industry's 'first refillable, portable, card sized cologne atomiser' which aims to change the way men use and carry cologne around with them throughout the day.
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.
Beauty retailer Jumei, has announced that it will now stock Shiseido and Kose which it says is the first time these Japanese beauty brands have authorized a cross-border e-commerce company in China to house their ranges.
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.
As more and more e-commerce platforms strive to get a piece of beauty sales, Indonesia's 'Sociolla' is the latest to secure funds to boost its tech infrastructure, introduce new features, and grow its team in Jakarta.
Multi-functional materials are revolutionizing the cosmetics industry - not just for consumers, but also at production level. Cosmetics Design discussed the evolving segment with the director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, Belinda Carli.
After last year's announcement that it will 'embrace South Korea's trends and technology' in order to compete, Estée Lauder has taken a stake in its first Korean brand - 'Have & Be', the owner of 'Dr. Jart+'...
On October 21st, Cosmetics Design Asia will extend its coverage of the cosmetics and personal care industry on the Asia Pacific region with a Mandarin version that caters to the 800 million speakers around the globe with updates on the industry's...
Establishing or indeed sustaining business in Japan's cosmetics market depends on the seamless interaction and integration with its culture, not something every international company has managed to get right...
What does horse oil, donkey and goat milk all have in common? Well, according to our Asia cosmetics market expert, they are currently the most sought after 'natural' ingredients in South Korea's Seoul right now!
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’...