South Asia

Unilever and Veolia partner on sustainable packaging

Unilever and Veolia partner on sustainable packaging

By Deanna Utroske

Call it Blue Beauty, Conscious Business, or a Circular Economy; in any case small beauty brands and multinational cosmetics and personal care corporations are rethinking the status quo and working to ensure that the industry won’t be undone by thoughtless...

Digital payment apps to increase in APAC

Digital payment apps to increase in APAC

By Natasha Spencer

Growing in adoption in both established and emerging beauty and personal care markets, digital wallets and contactless card-based payments are on the rise.

Azelis extends Evonik distribution to APAC countries

Azelis extends Evonik distribution to APAC countries

By Natasha Spencer

The partnership between leading chemicals distributor and supplier, Azelis and chemical specialist, Evonik, will see Azelis exclusively provide personal care ingredients to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) marketplace.

Azafran Innovacion on its “aggressive” expansion plans

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Azafran Innovacion on its “aggressive” expansion plans

By Natasha Spencer

As Azafran Innovacion puts the steps in place to grow its store numbers from 1,500 to 10,000, we spoke with the company's Director, Aditi Vyas, on how it navigates the Indian beauty landscape.

China: Authority amalgamation and health care influence

China: Authority amalgamation and health care influence

By Natasha Spencer

As the nation combines three of its key cosmetics regulations authorities, we take a look at how the influence of the healthcare industry and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is impacting the regulatory landscape in China.