Following the roll out of natural male skin care range, Bulldog in Korea in 2013, Cosmetics Design caught up with founder Simon Duffy to discuss the challenge of the expansion and how men have reacted to the UK brand.
With emerging markets slowing down, attention has turned to core businesses and untapped markets such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. Cosmetics Design caught up with Euromonitor to discuss new growth hot spots.
As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations moves towards a unified 10-member state, measures are being put in place to reduce trade barriers, ease investment, and ensure the free flow of goods, services and skilled labour.
While there may be slight growth in palm oil exports in Indonesia it is not expected to be significant as markets are weak and prices could remain low, according to the Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (Gapki).
University lecturer Dr Mahiran Basri has been recognised for her work in successfully diversifying the use of oils and fats which resulted in an innovation formulated through nanotechnology that is beneficial to cosmetics, and in particular skin care.
Nu Skin’s third quarter revenues show a big fall as the company continues to suffer from a crackdown on its practices in China earlier this year, and problems in other regions also come to the surface.
This year’s in-cosmetics Asia event will host a panel discussion looking at the challenges and opportunities for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) which will be finalised in 2015, and how this will affect cosmetics companies in the region and further...
Nearly half of all recent tropical deforestation is the result of illegal clearing for commercial agriculture, according to a new report, with a large amount of it in Indonesia being attributed to palm oil.
The business of men’s cosmetic goods grew to more than Rs 3 billion in Nepal in 2013 with fairness creams and face washes with the likes of Emami Fair, Nivea and Garnier dominating the domestic market.
The uptake of certified sustainable palm oil has seen a 49% increase in the first quarter of 2014 compared to last year which many believe is a positive landmark for the industry that has been threatening to destroy rainforests in Indonesia and around...
Having just announced strong financial results, direct sales cosmetics and nutritional products player Amway has revealed extensive investment plans that include significant expansion into the Asia Pacific region.
There is a great opportunity for both international and local manufacturers to target men’s skin care in Thailand as it seeks to follow in the footsteps of South Korea, says market researcher Euromonitor.