Leading cosmetics player in Indonesia, Martina Berto, has announced it is acquiring Rudy Hadisuwarno Cosmetics, a brand which specialises in the hair care sector and cosmetics more generally, in order to drive up its market share.
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.
Speciality chemical ingredients manufacturer, Croda has expanded its alkoxylation facilities on Jurong Island as it strives to "provide innovative solutions closer to customers in the fast growing markets of Asia Pacific".
The self-confessed team of geeks at 'NERD skin care' have received $1M in funding from Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology to further research microbes in the quest to create "21st-Century beauty products".
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.
In a packed room of industry professionals on day one of in-cosmetics Asia, Cosmetics Design challenged the myth that SPF based products are the best protection for Asian skin. The talk also included an update on innovation and educational campaigns in...
The 2015 edition of in-cosmetics Asia has opened its doors to global ingredients suppliers as they aim to do business with buyers, manufacturers, formulators, scientists and marketing professionals from across Asia.
Malaysian cosmetics startup, Hermo has raised US$2 million in funding to back its ambitions to break into new markets with a service that promises to simplify sourcing international brands for online shoppers.
To support the Philippines - the world’s largest coconut oil producing country, Cocowell Corp is putting its money where its mouth is by re-investing revenue made from exports to Japan, in seedlings and fertilizer for Filipino villages.
Thailand's cosmetics, reported to have already gained popularity in Vietnam due to their high quality at low prices, will see more opportunity to expand in Southeast Asia, thanks to the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community at the end of the...
According to Kantar Worldpanel, Filipinos are prioritizing beauty products more as the personal care sector increased by 11 per cent in June 2015 from a year ago, outpacing growth in other megasectors such as food, beverage and household care.
Companies in Asia are already working with educational institutions to offer internships and attract fresh graduates to the cosmetics industry. Clariant is among those on the lookout for fresh talent..
In an effort to gain real visibility in Singapore; French skin care brand, Crème Simon has signed a deal with MediaCorp, an expert in print, online and TV platforms in return for a stake in its business.
As Unilever strives to become more engaged with beauty customers in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, Irish mobile marketer 'Brandtone' has been entrusted with making that happen - via mobile data led campaigns.
China’s e-commerce site, Alibaba is on track to open its Singapore center in September which will act as the 'headquarters of international business' and cater to two-thirds of its outbound investment to Southeast Asia.
With Euromonitor forecasting Indonesia as one of the top 10 global skin care markets by 2019, personal care ingredient suppliers are stepping up their efforts to penetrate and consolidate their presence.
Despite the obvious sustainable benefits of coconut oil over palm, a politician has accused the Philippines government that the latter should be given an equal footing as coconut shows 'little growth' due to pests and calamities.
The global cosmetics player has appointed a new president, JuE Wong, effective August 3th, and has also signed an agreement with prestige beauty distributor Luxasia Ventures as it sets its sights on Southeast Asia expansion.
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’...
Clariant held an opening ceremony last week to celebrate the inauguration of its application lab in Singapore, one it hopes will interact with customers to 'develop tomorrow’s megatrends in Asia Pacific'.