Japan

Kanebo to welcome new president in the New Year

Kanebo to welcome new president in the New Year

By Natasha Spencer

The skin care, make up and hair care provider will kick off 2018 with a change at the top as it replaces its president, representative director and executive officers.

Shiro expands out of Japan into UK

Shiro expands out of Japan into UK

By Natasha Spencer

The beauty brand’s move into London, UK, marks a strategic step as it turns its attention beyond its home country of Japan.

Shiseido plans new Japanese factory

Shiseido plans new Japanese factory

By Natasha Spencer

The personal care company will build a new production plant for skin care cosmetics to respond to growing demands and to complement the company's existing three factories in Japan.

Panasonic creates digital make up design tool

Panasonic creates digital make up design tool

By Natasha Spencer

The Japanese multinational electronics company cultivates new make up application software that allows shoppers to freely produce digital professional make up.

Ashland eyes emerging Asian markets to sustain regional growth

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Ashland eyes emerging Asian markets to sustain regional growth

By Gary Scattergood

Ashland is looking to step up its efforts in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Cambodia to drive sales success in more of Asia’s emerging markets, while also looking to ramp-up its technical services for customers in the region.