The cosmetics industry is seeing a rising appetite for traditional oils that have been used for centuries by Africa’s indigenous people as the demand for new, powerful, and efficacious natural ingredients booms.
The US market has seen consumer buy-in to Asian beauty trends and regiments in recent years. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Jim Berkrot, Vice President Marketing for beauty and personal care at Mitsui and Akira Oichi, managing director of Shiko about were...
Japanese cosmetic giant Shiseido Company has announced the decision to sell its low-cost personal care business to CVC Capital Partners in a deal worth 160 billion yen ($1.5bn) in order to focus on its more high-end cosmetic brands.
Noted to be Japan’s largest exhibition specialised in cosmetics, Cosme Toyko organisers are making the final preparations for the 2016 event which will be focused around showcasing what the country has to offer in cosmetic innovation...
According to market researcher 'L2 Think Tank', while China has taken over as the biggest market for e-commerce, most global brands present in the country have failed to capitalize on localized video’s potential.
Junko Miyano, digital marketing manager, Nihon L’Oréal, L’Oreal’s Japanese subsidiary, talked to Cosmetics Design about the company’s digital marketing strategy in the country. Started in 2006, it has evolved rapidly from a small base and a low budget...
California-based Davi Luxury Brand is launching a new prestige skin line in the Asia Pacific market, starting with the fast-paced and innovative South Korea market, with further plans to expand in North America.
Colep and the One Asia Network have announced a Manufacturing and Technology Agreement, which will cover the whole of their respective organisations and thereby give supply coverage from Australia, Japan, China, Thailand, India, Poland, Germany, Spain,...
After posting disappointing financial results in 2012, Japan-based global cosmetics player Shiseido says that it is looking to implement a significant number of changes including an emphasis on its domestic market.
Cosmetics Design is extending its coverage of the global cosmetics and personal care industry to the Asia Pacific region with the launch of its first ever Cosmetics Design Asia newsletter in the first week of September.
Japan-based cosmetics giant Shiseido saw profits tumble by more than 60 percent as its mainstay domestic sales were hard hit by the recent natural disasters that affected the Northern part of the country.
Following recent news that Japanese players are becoming
increasingly prevalent in the global top ten cosmetics ranking,
Kanebo has announced that it will now aggressively step up its
Following a pan-Asian scare regarding heavy metal content in
Procter & Gamble's SK-II skin care line, South Korean
authorities have said that it has found only traces of the
suspected substances and says 'it is too little...
Japanese textiles and cosmetics group giant Kanebo has admitted to
inflating profits by about $2 billion over the five-year period to
March 2003, in what could be Japan's largest accounting fraud
involving a non-financial firm.
Kanebo, the second-largest cosmetics maker in Japan after
industry-leader Shiseido, has decided to abandon plans to sell its
core cosmetic unit to Kao. Instead the company is to ask the
Japenese government to help slash its debt in...
Kao, Japan's biggest maker of toiletries, plans to add cosmetics to
its product lineup in China by the middle of next year in a bid to
find faster markets for growth. Kao's plans for China is aided by
its intention to purchase...
Tokyo is set to become L'Oréal's third largest operational centre
today, following the company's shareholding extension in Japenese
Shu Uemura Cosmetics. The agreement confirms the company's
commitment to globalising...