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Oct 17, 2014 | 03:40 PM CDT

China Losing Out in Expanding Asian Natural Cosmetics Market

With the exception of Hong Kong, Organic Monitor reports that the Chinese market for naturals has declined, with markets such as India, Thailand and Singapore picking up momentum.

Oct 17, 2014 | 02:49 PM CDT

Promising Ethnic Beauty Market Gives Way to Intensified Competition

Kline report finds that multicultural beauty marketers are breaking boundaries between general and multicultural beauty.

Oct 16, 2014 | 05:00 PM CDT

Digital Shopping Moves to Epicenter Brand Distribution Strategies

Kline reports that alternate shopping channels and sub-channels have emerged as essential for the growth of brands; digital shopping has moved from the peripheral to the epicenter of a brand’s distribution strategy.

Oct 15, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Lauder to Acquire Le Labo

The Estée Lauder Companies acquiring prestige fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand; addition will complement and strengthen the company’s portfolio of brands.

Oct 14, 2014 | 09:49 AM CDT

Growth Forecasted for Color Cosmetics in Portugal

The color cosmetics market in Portugal is forecasted to see growth in upcoming years, despite a decreased spending capacity due to the difficult economy and increasing taxation.

Oct 13, 2014 | 05:35 PM CDT

BYS Cosmetics Takes Runway Speed to Cosmetics Market

According to a report by Business World Online, Australian company BYS Cosmetics has taken a background in fashion and runway trends full speed to the cosmetics market, but with a twist: affordability.

Oct 13, 2014 | 05:07 PM CDT

Symrise Opens Vanilla Production in Madagascar

With the plant, the company said every step in the processing of vanilla can now be performed locally on the East African island for the first time.

Oct 13, 2014 | 10:07 AM CDT

Opportunities in the Vietnamese Cosmetics Market: Q&A with Le Chau Giang

The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.

Oct 10, 2014 | 04:59 PM CDT

Avon Launches Redesigned Ecommerce Site

"Beauty destination" designed, in part, to improve consumer access to the Avon brand; site to help educate and engage consumers and will be promoted through a multipronged digital media campaign.

Oct 10, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.