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Mother nature part 1: Adapting ingredient use

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Mother nature part 1: Adapting ingredient use

By Natasha Spencer

We spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, beauty and personal care, Mintel about how brands can harvest natural ingredients to protect and preserve sources in their nearby environment.

Anti-pollution part 2: Lessons Asia can teach Europe

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Anti-pollution part 2: Lessons Asia can teach Europe

By Natasha Spencer

In the second part of our interview with Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Innovation and Insight, Beauty & Personal Care, at Mintel, we look at whether comparisons can be drawn between Asia and Europe, and what’s missing from the European anti-pollution...

Asia leads global skin care sales, Euromonitor International reports

Asia leads global skin care sales, Euromonitor International reports

By Natasha Spencer

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) beauty market has achieved a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6% in recent years, announced global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International. Out of the total number of global sales, 51% of these come from the...

Debunking value myths part 4: What does an industry leader look like?

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Debunking value myths part 4: What does an industry leader look like?

By Natasha Spencer

Simon-Kucher & Partners identified five common myths relating to value pricing in its recent ‘Value Pricing in the Chemical Industry - Rebooted’ whitepaper, so we’ve put these to Dr. Jochen Krauss, economist, pricing expert and Managing Partner of...

Debunking value myths part 3: How the business landscape impacts value

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Debunking value myths part 3: How the business landscape impacts value

By Natasha Spencer

As APAC navigates regulatory variations and ongoing updates across the region, we asked Dr. Jochen Krauss, economist, pricing expert and Managing Partner of Simon-Kucher & Partners the impact that this ambiguity has on innovation for cosmetics and...