Here we reveal extensive and exclusive insights from K-beauty insiders Shinsegae, Olive Young, Melixir, Toiletpaper Beauty, and StyleStory, as they shed light on South Korea’s biggest trends and opportunities.
South Korean retail group Shinsegae International has secured exclusive distribution contracts for luxury fragrance brands Heeley and Culti Milano as it seeks to strengthen its position in the rapidly growing category.
Italian brand Toiletpaper Beauty’s booming first foray into Asia has given its expansion plans a confidence boost, as it makes headway in broadening its product line-up to include fragrances and potentially colour cosmetics.
South Korean cosmetic titans Amorepacific and LG Household & Healthcare (LG H&H) have both recently launched shampoos that can conceal grey hairs to great success, signalling a huge demand for anti-ageing hair care products.
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Circular beauty start-up Innerbottle has linked-up with LG Chem and CJ Logistics to pilot a new B2C beauty platform that will allow consumers to recycle their cosmetic packaging easily and effectively.
Bulgarian online retailer Undone Store has added South Korean skin care brand Boutijour into its portfolio in January 2021 as it looks to double the number of brands on the store by the end of this year.
Beiersdorf says it is hopeful of Asia-wide success for its new skin care brand, which was developed specifically to address ‘high beauty standards’ of South Korean consumers, with China a particular target.
It's all good for South Korea beauty giant, AmorePacific right now. Last month it made its debut at No. 28 in Forbes 2015 'World’s Most Innovative Companies' list, now its CEO Suh Kyung-Bae has been flagged up as the publication's...
TonyMoly, reported to be South Korea's seventh-largest cosmetics brand by sales, has been fast expanding its global presence, yet some analysts reckon that a changeover of five CEO's in a two-year period could jeopardize its future success.
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.
Although the brand is present in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Missha is now concentrating its efforts on Western Europe, particularly Germany, where cosmetics account for the largest share of the European market.
A visit by the Chinese President Xi Jinping to South Korea last week is expected to make further progress towards a free trade pact between the two countries that is likely to benefit the cosmetics and personal care sectors.
in-cosmetics Asia 2013 its most successful show-to-date with 6,007 unique visitors from across Asia and beyond, a 16 per cent uplift compared to 2012 and here is an exclusive CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com video from the show.
Market researcher Kline has identified seven untapped markets for professional skin care, including South Africa, Thailand and Indonesia, and will be providing expanded coverage of these markets in the 10th edition of its Professional Skin Care Global...
The male grooming market in South Korea is continuing to boom as the modern man becomes ever more concerned with his appearance and is increasingly aware of the benefits associated with a proper beauty regime.
Consumers around the world show greater confidence in a cosmetic product’s safety if it has not been tested on animals according to a new survey, as other countries call for bans to follow Europe’s example set this week.
The new calendar has seen the continuing growth of one of the biggest trends in South Korea, and it’s not the exuberant, catchy, feel-good viral dance phenomenon unearthed in 2012; but rather the increase in men’s make-up sales.
In what has been a busy summer for beauty firm Coty, it has teamed up with Korean cosmetics player LG Household & Health Care (LG H&H) to create Coty Korea in order to expand the presence of both companies in the Korean cosmetics market.
Market research firm Reuters has compiled a special report on how multinational companies can develop successful brand strategies in South Korea and how they can avoid potential pitfalls that minimise profitability, dilute brand value and erode competitive...
South Korean consumers are particularly aware of concepts such as biodiversity and biopiracy and would like to be more informed about the sourcing practices of cosmetics companies, according to a recent survey.