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How the big cosmetics players targeted India in 2016

How the big cosmetics players targeted India in 2016

By Simon Pitman

India has been flagged up as one of the fastest-growing markets for beauty in the world, so it’s little wonder that some of the biggest players have been making moves in the country this year.

Skin whitening in India grows

Skin whitening in India gathers pace

By Natasha Spencer

As the Indian skin-whitening market focuses on beauty-enhancing claims around health, David Tyrrell, Global Analyst at Mintel says “brands need to take the ethical high-ground when talking about fairer skin care solutions”.

India: the market to watch in the next few years

Country Spotlight: India

India: the market to watch in the next few years

By Simon Pitman

For years the market for cosmetics and personal care products in India has shown promise but has not quite lived up to expectations. Now all that is changing as the market booms.

Inolex expands in China with new technical facility

Inolex expands in China with new technical facility

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetic and personal care ingredients players Inolex has announced the opening of its new Commercial & Technical Center in Guangzhou, China as part of its expansion plans in the market.

India eyes up Vietnam's markets for cosmetic chemical exports

India eyes up Vietnam's markets for cosmetic chemical exports

India is the latest country on the AP region to consider Vietnam an ideal location for its exported cosmetic dyes and chemicals thanks to the Southeast Asian country's upgrade in skillful workers and an average GDP growth rate of 5-6 per cent annually.

Shiseido unveils three year restructuring programme

Shiseido unveils three year restructuring programme

By Simon Pitman

Targeting structural issues for both the company’s domestic and international businesses, the Shiseido three year restructuring programme aims at renewed growth through investment in ‘aggressive marketing’.

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