Henkel invests in digital platform start-up m.Paani
Henkel’s venture capital unit has participated in a funding round for Indian start-up m.Paani.
SaSa closes all Singapore-based stores
Hong Kong retailer SASA has closed all of its Singapore-based stores, a move which is said to affect around 170 members of staff.
SkinCeuticals makes debut into Asia Pacific travel retail market
L’Oréal-owned SkinCeuticals has made its debut into the travel retail market, launching into the Haitang Bay Duty Free Shopping Centre, Sanya, working with the China Duty Free Group (CDFG).
KKW Beauty targets Chinese consumers with Livestreaming
Kim Kardashian West starred in a livestream broadcast to China to promote her KKW Fragrance range ahead of Singles’ Day.
Singles’ Day sales hit new record as Lauder and L’Oréal rake in RMB1 billion
Alibaba Group has announced that it generated RMB268.4 billion of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on this year’s Singles’ Day (November 11), up 26 percent compared to 2018’s festival.
New hair, don’t care: Pantene’s Single’s Day ad focuses on the power of a different do
Procter & Gamble-owned Pantene has released its Singles’ Day campaign, which is called The Breakup Salon, according to a report published by The Drum.
Bulldog Skincare to become the first cruelty free certified brand to sell in China
Bulldog Skincare is set to become the first international skin care brand to maintain its Leaping Bunny approved status while on sale in mainland China.
Asian online marketplace Carousell launches anti-counterfeiting program Crop
Asian online classified ads service Carousell has announced the launch of a new anti-counterfeiting program, the Carousell Rights Owners Programme (Crop), which aims to offer both brands and users protection against fake goods. The program will only be available to...
NARS expands in Indonesia with first retail store
Shiseido-owned beauty company NARS has opened its first retail store in Jakarta, Indonesia, according to a report by the Jakarta post. The 88 square meter space, located at Senayan City shopping mall, is a collaboration between NARS Founder Francois Nars and New...
MAC Cosmetics drops prices in Australia
Lauder-owned MAC Cosmetics has dropped the price of its lipsticks, eyeshadows and mascaras on the Australian market, according to a report published by 10 Daily. The brand revealed that it was lowering the price of set items in order to remain competitive as well as...