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Aug 28, 2012 | 11:18 AM CDT

Skin Care Market Radiant for Foreseeable Future

By: Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor International

The Asia-Pacific region has been pivotal in setting trends in skin care, leading to a skin care market forecast to reach $113 billion in absolute terms by 2016.

Aug 20, 2012 | 12:21 PM CDT

Organic Monitor Sees More Beauty Brands Seeking Direct Sales in Asia

As the natural and organic trend, as well as beauty, continues to grow in Asia, more European, Australian and American brands are opening more concept stores in this marketplace.

Aug 17, 2012 | 10:48 AM CDT

Yves Rocher Acquires Turkish Beauty Company

The France-based Yves Rocher purchased a 51% stake in Turkey-based Flormar, following the lead of other global brand owners expanding their reach into Turkey to take advantage of a market that's growth is set to reach more than $2.8 billion.

Aug 06, 2012 | 10:16 AM CDT

L’Occitane Aims to Clarify Stance on Animal Testing

Because of recent media coverage about L’Occitane's product availability in China and that country's animal testing requirements, the company is looking to clarify its position on the topic.

Aug 03, 2012 | 10:07 AM CDT

New Report on Korea Highlights Its Asian Trendsetting

The report reveals how Korea has become a testing ground for new products and increasingly, a launch pad for brands in the region.

Aug 01, 2012 | 04:17 PM CDT

Baby Care Shows Dynamism in Face of Aging Demographics, Slowing Economies

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Baby and child-specific products outperformed all beauty and personal care categories in 2011, generating global retail growth of 7% at fixed US dollar prices. And despite the dual challenge of aging demographics and acute economic instability, the category’s global growth prospects to 2016 look promising. Euromonitor International assesses the main category battlegrounds and identifies where brands ought to be strengthening their positions going forward.

Jul 27, 2012 | 09:33 AM CDT

L’Occitane to Acquire Majority Stake in Erborian

The acquisition of the Korean skin care brand is a first step into developing a larger presence in the Asian market for L’Occitane.

Jul 25, 2012 | 04:41 PM CDT

Coty Partners With Korean Cosmetic Company for Coty Korea

Aimed at expanding its presence in Korea and Asia overall, the new company will be lead by a Coty exec, and its initial move will be launching the Philosophy beauty brand in the region.

Jul 25, 2012 | 04:29 PM CDT

Professional Skin Care Market Up

Continued weak consumer spending confidence and the increased use of at-home beauty devices and treatments paint a murkier picture of the category's future, however.

Jul 09, 2012 | 04:41 PM CDT

The Parallel Worlds of Hair Care

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Developed and emerging markets are currently consuming hair care products in two very diverse, distinct ways—one trading down and the other trading up.