AmorePacific to sell beauty via KakaoTalk
AmorePacific has teamed up with KakaoTalk to sell its products via the mobile messenger app, according to an article published by the Korea Times.
Japan Patent Office rules against L’Oréal in Noreal trademark fight
Japan’s Patent Office has delivered its verdict in a case bought by L’Oréal against an attempt to register the word mark Noreal, according to a report published by the World Trademark review. The Japanese authority found against L’Oréal, ruling that there was insufficient evidence to prove that L’Oréal was highly recognised as a source indicator.
L’Oréal gets green light for bespoke beauty in China
The Shanghai Municipal Drug Administration has awarded China’s first on-site personalized service cosmetics production license to L’Oréal, according to a report published by Dao Insights.
AmorePacific debuts bespoke skin care based on genetic testing
AmorePacific has signed a contract with LabGenomics which will see the Korean cosmetics behemoth offer its customers a DTC genetic testing service, which would then inform a bespoke skin care program, according to a report published by the Korea Biomedical review.
Dior ad branded racist; causes furore in China
An image featuring an Asian model pulling her eye upwards published by LVMH-owned Dior on its Instagram account has been deleted after the brand faced multiple accusations of racism, according to a report published by the BBC.
Shiseido aims for growth in Hainan, China and travel retail business
Shiseido has announced its aim for further travel retail growth in Hainan, China as part of its medium-term ‘SHIFT 2025 and Beyond’ strategy.
Nivea named India’s most trusted skin care brand for third year running
Nivea has been named India’s No.1 Trusted Skin Care Brand for the third year in a row. The coveted title, awarded to the Beiersdorf-owned brand by TRA Research, is said to reinforce the company’s commitment to trust, care and quality.
Alibaba to split into six business groups; shares jump following news
Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba has announced it is to split into six business groups.
Kao to launch health testing business using skin surface lipids-RNA monitoring tech
Kao has announced that it is set to commercialize the Skin Surface Lipids-RNA Monitoring Technology it has developed, partnering with Healthcare Systems to launch a new mail-in testing service.
Lotte Duty Free to use AI to drive hyper personalised marketing
Lotte Duty Free is set to launch a ‘hyper personalized’ marketing drive powered by AI and big data, according to a report published by DFI Online.